Family and Kids in Istanbul

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Istanbul? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Istanbul, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Istanbul.
Plan a marvelous family trip at the budget you are looking without missing the fun!

Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Istanbul for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Topkapi Palace

    Family and Kids

    This was the promary residence of the Ottoman Kings for 400 years during their six century reign, as well as an important dimplomatic royal entertainment hub. People are drawn here primary by exhibits of items belonging to Prophet Mohammed himself. There’s a room displaying finely crafted Ottoman clocks and watches. Also visit the Treasury, the Kitchen and the Harem rooms. The audio guid...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Miniaturk

    Park

    One of the worlds largest miniature parks, it contains about 122 models of world famous stuctures from Turkish history built at 1/25 of the actual scale. It’s said that if you haven’t time to visit the whole country, one trip to the park will usually be a good stand in. Bring the cameras and click away, pretending to tower of the Temple of Artemis. You might want to dress up as a S...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Dolmabahce Palace

    Family and Kids

    Constructed in the 1850’s at a cost of 35000 tonnes of gold at the time of its construction, this palace had been home to six sultans over the years. It’s the biggest palace in the city, covering over an area of about 110000 square metres. Visit to appreciate the sheer opulence of the palace. The world's largest Bohemian crystal chandelier is here. Rooms are lavishly decorated in g...Read more
  4. Amazing Istanbul attraction for kids
    Emirgan Park

    Park

    Take a trip to the pristine Emirgan Park and have a thorough experience of the park with the help of Emirgan Park tickets. While the entry to the park is absolutely free and there are no tickets for Emirgan Park, the reason for the Emirgan Park ticket prices provided in the tours section is because the tours offer a complete experience of Istanbul. So without wasting time, buy tickets for Emir...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Solar Beach

    Beach, Water Sport

    The largest beach in Istanbul is a lively place. Pristine sands, clear water and a diverse cuisine make this a perfect shore experience. There are occasionally things happening here, and there is a bar closeby. DJ’s usually set a party going in the evenings. Apart from being the entertainment hub, this beach is also popular for watersports such as kite boarding, jet skiing, go-carting, d...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Istanbul
    Babalu Park

    Theme Park

    This is what every parent wishes theme parks for kids were like. Devoid of arcade games and flashy lights, the park instead focuses on unusual physical activits that keep the kids involved. The Tri-Fold Game Tower can host 200 children at once in it’s various obstacles and designs constructed tunnels, ball pools, and slides. Rodeos and Air-hockey are naturally included in this eclec...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Jurassic Land

    Theme Park

    Jurassic Land is a dinosaur centre where you’ll feel that these extinct species have come to life. Jurassic Land gives extreme entertainment plus education for kids as well as adults alike. There are about 70 moving models of dinosaurs created in this center. It is considered as Europe’s biggest theme park. After exploring the museum then comes discovering 10,000 square meter Juras...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Istanbul Aquarium

    Aquarium

    Opened in 2011, the aquarium is designed after 17 different themes, all but one following different water habitats. The thematic areas and their exhibited species all exist in conditions that almost perfectly mirror their natural counterparts. 1500 species are represented here and over the course of the tour, visitors may also catch 5D movie theatres showcasing seven films. Three cafeterias an...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Istanbul Dolphinarium

    Aquarium

    Istanbul Dolphinarium is a great amusement park in Istanbul. It is also one of the best theme parks in Istanbul. Istanbul Dolphinarium is the biggest Dolphinarium in Europe. Visitors may enjoy the dolphin shows, discover the world of the sea mammals such as dolphins, playful fur seals, massive walruses and the gorgeous white whale and spend great time with their kids at this place. Grab a bit ...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Gulhane Park

    Park, Picnic Spot

    Gulhane park is a whiff of natural retreat amidst the otherwise historically strewn city of Istanbul. Gulhane Park is known to offer the best place for picnic and to look at the beautiful views over the Golden Horn and Sea of Marmara from the Set Ustu Cay Bahcesi on the park's northeastern edge. As you stroll inside the garden on the narrow walkways, your eyes will be treated with planted flow...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Pierre Loti Tepesi

    Family and Kids

    Istanbul looks stunning when viewed from above. The Pierre Loti Tepesi is a hill that offers astounding views of the city as well as the surrounding natural landscape. Apart from opening doors to beautiful views, this hill also offers a literary retreat. It is named after the French Pierre Loti novelist and naval officer. It is considered that Pierre Loti used to come here often, and ...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Camlica Hill

    Family and Kids

    Even though Istanbul is known for its historical beauty and splendor, there are still places that abound with natural grace. The Camlica hill is located on the borders of Üsküdar district, on the Anatolian side of Istanbul, near the first suspension bridge. From the top of this hill, you can enjoy beautiful views of the Bosphorus and the Marmara Sea. Camlica acquires its name from the...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Istanbul Toy Museum

    Family and Kids

    Children are going to love this place. The Istanbul Toy museum caters to the young ones with an exciting and beautiful collection of toys, some of which date back nearly 200 years. Their collection is huge with 4000 toys and miniatures collected from Turkey and abroad. Apart from the toys, there are antiques that are kept for display. The first floor of the museum is actually the site of the Ey...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Yildiz Park

    Park, Picnic Spot

    Yildiz Park is one of the well-known open spaces in Istanbul which offers a beautiful retreat to people for picnics. As you stroll around this park, you will come across the highest point known as chalet which was commissioned by Sultan Abdul Hamit II as a hunting lodge. Today, it is a museum. As per the local stories, the Sultan was so much enamored of this place that he forsook the palaces of...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Isfanbul Theme Park

    Park, Theme Park

    Isfanbul Theme Park is actually a combination of various attractions. It is a theme park, shopping zone, entertainment complex and exhibition centre all in one. Spread over a huge area, the Isfanbul Theme Park is a perfect place to plan your day out with family. Its theme park has all kinds of roller coasters to keep you thrilled. You can also entertain your kids with a cruise down th...Read more