Visit the largest zoo near Istanbul
Faruk Yalcin Zoo and Botanical ParkThe largest animal zoo in Istanbul is called Darica. A way from center about 55 km.
Settled up 200.000 sq m land with 3.000 animals.28 years of experience since 1990Population of over 250 species and over 3000 animalsThe modern zoo which has the highest number of species is licensed by the Ministry of Forestry.
The first zoo in the country to become a full member of EAZA (European Association of Zoos and Aquariums)Merkezi Wild Animal Protection and Rescue Center Marmara licensed by the Ministry of Forestry of Marmara Region62 endangered species52 species that require critical protectionEndangered 16 species of AnatoliaRich botanical center with over 400 plant species and over 8,000 plant populations
Awareness ambassador who instills awareness of nature conservation for approximately 150,000 students and 500,000 visitors per year Wildlife Conservation Center that does not make a profit and transfers its earnings to the protection of animals and plants Our visionA world that is friendly to nature and environment, loves and protects animals and plants.
Our MissionTo contribute to the preservation of the diversity of the world and to increase the social sensitivity in this regard.
Our valuesAwarenessWe are working to spread awareness of the existence crisis and threats of climate change that natural life faces. SustainabilityWe aim to improve our park and our efforts to protect nature and to reach future generations.
ResponsibilityWe provide the care of the creatures we take under the most favorable conditions and under the control of experts who perform their work with passion.
HappinessWe care more than anything about the happiness of the living creatures, visitors and employees of our park.