Museums & Regions

Istanbul's palaces, mosques and museums provide children a unique insight into Turkish culture and history. Here are some off-the-beaten-track recommendations.

Parks & Playgrounds

Istanbul has a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities for children, both in the city center and its environs. Guaranteed to keep the kids happy and occupied.

​From temporary exhibitions to permanent events on Istanbul's calendar, here is our selection of the best things to do and see with kids in the city.

Our favorite 10 books about Turkey for preschoolers to teens.