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EMAAR Discovery center

Istanbul, Turkey

Extraordinary destination and world-class attraction

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6,250 m2

6 250 area, m2
7 program /
38 exhibits

This recently opened Discovery Center in Istanbul is an extraordinary destination and world-class attraction for locals and millions of international visitors to the Emaar Square development.

The latest technology and advances in the aquarium industry has been implemented to create breathtaking exhibits that reflect the beauty and wonders of our natural world and will take guests on an unforgettable journey through oceans, rivers and jungles.

Emaar Turkey, the country-subsidiary of Emaar Properties PJSC, has announced the development of ‘Boulevardi,’ a new mixed use development spanning 67,000 square metres, offering luxury living in a stunning new urban neighbourhood. The second project of Emaar in the country underlines the company’s focus to provide long-term value to its stakeholders through strategic expansion in key emerging markets. .

The total area for the Aquarium was 6,250m2 and spread over three levels in the Mall space. The project is still uncompleted, as the project faces completion obstacles due to the political situation in Turkey, it is expected to be completed in 2017.

The Boulevardi mall, a trophy asset within the development, will be one of the largest in Istanbul and offer city dwellers a world class shopping and leisure destination. Taking design inspiration from The Dubai Mall, the new retail and leisure destination will offer visitors the unsurpassed choice of over 400 stores, diverse culinary venues and unique leisure attractions including a Discovery Centre and Underwater Zoo, family entertainment centre, ice skating rink and mega movie theatre complex.

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