Parks, Playgrounds & Activities in Istanbul 


Istanbul has a wide range of indoor and outdoors activities for children, both in the city center and its environs. Here are some classic options that are guaranteed to keep the kids happy and occupied.


Also see our 'Museums&Neighborhoods' page for historic sights that will entrance you as much as your children.


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Emirgan Park

Zorlu Center Playground

Kidzmondo (Trump Tower)

Istanbul Riding Club

Kidsville (Kemer)

Dalia Beach (Black Sea)

Polonezköy Country Club

Kemer Golf Resort

Dalia Beach (Demirciköy, near Kilyos)


The Black Sea to the north of Istanbul boasts a sandy beach and clean water for swimming. Dalia Beach is one of the best places to go to enjoy a day by the seashore. Kids can also play soccer on the grassy knoll above the beach. The restaurant serves meze and fresh fish with raki and wine for the grown ups. You can also head into the hills for a walk overlooking the sea. Also great on cooler days for a picnic in the fresh air.