July 13, 2011

World’s Biggest Thematic Aquarium Opened in Istanbul Last Week

Aquarium Istanbul has a fish tank capacity of around 7,000 cubic metres, housing 15,000 different aquatic animal species, and it hopes to help Istanbul become one of the leading tourist locations internationally.


Creatures have been sourced from 16 separate regions ranging from the Pacific Ocean to the Black Sea.

The facility was opened by Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the prime minister of Turkey, alongside the mayor of Istanbul Kadir Topbas.

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