One of the best things to do in Istanbul, especially for the kids and families, is a great day out at the Turkey’s first themed amusement park ‘Vialand’. It is also one of the best places to see in Istanbul.
Vialand was opened in May of 2013 on an area as large as 100 soccer fields with an investment of 650 million dollars at the hearth of Istanbul, in Eyup.
Vialand combines a theme park, 100 thousand square meter exhibition center and shopping centre in one. For the first time both in Turkey and in the world, integration of shopping mall and theme park is done to combine entertainment and retail.
Vialand has a busy tourist attraction of The Balkans, Eastern Europe, Africa and Middle East since the opening. It continues to offer shopping joy and fun together with its more than 200 stores. Vialand has more than 30 entertainment units including Drop Tower, Viking, Dora and Diego, Dungeon, LSM Coaster, Crazy River, King Kong, Splash Coaster, Safari Tunnel, Square Pants, 360, Rafting Ride, Jet ski, Sponge Bob etc.
Vialand overtakes many popular theme parks in the world with its entertainment units that are brought into Turkey for the first time. CNN voted LSM Coaster in Vialand as the forth best rollercoaster in the world.
Vialand has 3 main themes and areas such as The Game World, Adventure World, Legends World and more than 50 amusements units. Shopping street of Vialand with 250 shops and boutiques is another attraction for the visitors. While your kids are playing at Vialand theme park, you can enjoy shopping at luxury mall which contains a lot of stores with different brands. Shopping, kids entertainments and food all in one place. It's a family oriented complex that families can spend a whole day with their children and have some fun together. Vialand is also known as Turkey’s Disneyland.
Vialand has many new investments and ambitious goals and aims to become one of the 3 most preferred theme parks in Europe.
Yesilpinar Mahallesi Sehit Metin Kaya Sokak No:11 Eyup / Istanbul
Shopping center: weekdays/weekend: 10:00 – 22:00