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LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Istanbul
Location: Istanbul, Marmara, Turkey
Address: Istanbul Sualtı Dünyası Turizm Tic. A.Ş. Forum Istanbul, No:3 Kocatepe Mah. Paşa Cad.34045, Bayrampaşa, Istanbul
Owner: Merlin Entertainments
General Manager: Sarper Hilmi Suner
Opened: 2015
Operating Season: Year-round

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Istanbul is a LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in Istanbul, Turkey. It is the first LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in Turkey, as well as the first LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in the Middle East and Southeast Europe. It includes several amenities, such as a 4D cinema and a cafe.


  • MiniLand: Sneak a peek at our spectacular MINILAND. It's built from A LOT of bricks: over 1.5 million! Explore and play with the interactive city; see airships swoop and towers glow as the little land changes from day to night. Our mischievous Minifigures love hiding in MINILAND – who will you spot?
  • LEGO 4D Cinema: Can you touch the stars in our LEGO 4D cinema? Watch whilst our 3D film changes before your eyes to a 4D cinema experience with rain, wind and even snow, all under one roof. Emmet, Wyldstyle, Benny, MetalBeard and Unikitty are back in The LEGO Movie™ 4D A New Adventure, a 4D movie, showing only at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre! That's not our only film! Download yourself into the 4D kingdom of Knighton with Merlok 2.0 and join the heroic NEXO KNIGHTS as they battle it out against the evil Jestro and the Book of Monsters in a race to find the Book of Creativity – the most powerful and dangerous magic book yet!
  • Kingdom Quest: The captured Princess needs your help! Hop aboard your chariot on the Kingdom Quest ride to rescue her. Be warned, there are beastly trolls and sneaky skeletons lurking. Can you zap them all to save the Princess?
  • Creative Workshop: Our Master Model Builder can create ANYTHING from LEGO® bricks. Catch our special workshops to discover insider tips and super tricks on building with LEGO®. Be able to buy your monthly model today!
  • LEGO DUPLO Farm: Explore the farmer's house, climb the attic and go down the slide. Have your photograph taken with the farmyard cow and hear the farmer's lively dog barking. DUPLO bricks are perfect for smaller children (aged 0-5) and we have lots of bricks to play with. We also have extra large soft bricks to enable your children to safely build their own giant creation.
  • LEGO Factory Tour: The experience at LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre, Istanbul  starts with the LEGO® Factory Tour. Join Professor Brick-a-Brack on a guided tour of the LEGO® Factory, he needs your help to row plastic and transform it into finished bricks. Whether you push the buttons, spin the wheels or cheer as loud as you can, your input will keep the LEGO® bricks being made. How much colour and creativity can you bring to the screens?
  • Merlin's Apprentice Ride: Merlin’s Apprentice will help you reach the skies at LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Istanbul. As you travel around, pedal as fast as you can to see how high you can get and look out over the rest of the attraction! Are you able to reach the skies and become Merlin’s top wizarding apprentice?
  • LEGO Racers: Build & Test: Feeling inspired to make your own LEGO® creations? Then head over to the Build & Test zone. Build your own vehicles and test their speed on our timed ramps. There are thousands of bricks waiting for you in this area of the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre. Which shapes and vehicles will you create today? Every age is welcome, so there is no excuse not to visit this area!
  • LEGO Shop: Are you looking for your favorite LEGO® sets and products? Come and visit the first Turkish LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Shop in LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre at Forum Istanbul Bayrampasa. The shop is open 7 days and you do not need to have a ticket to the Centre to visit the shop, although we recommend you come and explore what’s inside the attraction!
  • Coffee Shop: Wind down from your LEGO® discovery in the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Café with a relaxing cup of tea or coffee. Take a break and choose snacks or a full meal for the whole family from our great selection of hot and cold food. And if they still have energy left, don’t worry, there’s plenty of LEGO in the café area to keep even the most ardent LEGO® builder happy while you relax with a drink.


  • By Car: Take the E5 highway then the “Hal- Otogar” exit and follow the “Kuru Gıda Hali- Otogar” route, or take the TEM highway then the “Otogar” exit and follow the “Karteltepe- Yıldırım- Kocatepe” route. Forum Istanbul offers free parking.
  • By Bus: Catch the IETT buses 32 (Cevatpaşa-Eminönü) which pass from Kartaltepe, 32A (Cevatpaşa-Beyazıt), or 32T (Cevatpaşa-Taksim).
  • By Metro: You can take the M1 line of the subway and drop off at Kocatepe station. Those coming from the Anatolian side of the city can take the Metro-bus up to the Merter Station and change for the Subway to the M1 line.


  • Online Saver Ticket: Admission at the door is from ₺69.00 per chıld, but you can save if you make your purchase online 24 hours in advance. It's quick and easy, and you'll get guaranteed entry too. Online tickets are ₺55 per child.
  • 2 Attractions Ticket: LEGOLAND® Discovery Center and Madame Tussauds, you can visit 2 entertainment centers with one ticket and get the most advantageous prices. Moreover, the ticket is valid for 90 days. Online purchases are ₺79.00 per child, walk-ups are ₺99.00.
  • Annual Pass: Annual pass tickets are ₺167.00 per child, and ₺209.00 for walk-ups. The pass includes:
    • 12 months unlimited play
    • 10% discount on SEA LIFE Istanbul ticket price
    • 10% Discount on LEGOLAND® Discovery Istanbul birthday parties
    • 10% discount on your favourite LEGO® sets in the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Istanbul Shop
    • 20% discount off Café purchases
    • Exclusive first-see invitations and access to special events
  • Parent and Toddler Ticket: The Parent and Toddler Ticket represents great value. Booking online is the only way to guarantee entry. Ticket only available by booking online. Ticket is redeemable Monday-Fridays, term time only. Online prices are ₺188.00 for an adult and toddler, while walk-ups are ₺235.00.


  • Birthdays: The Standard birthday party package includes unlimited access to all play areas, 45 minutes of access to the playroom, birthday cake, an Annual Pass for the child, unlimited juice and water, a LEGO figure for all participants, and a 10% discount in the shop. It runs for ₺100 per person. The Premium birthday party package includes unlimited access to all play areas, 60 minutes of access to the playroom, birthday cake, an Annual Pass for the child, unlimited juice and water, cookies and popcorn, 2 slices of pizza, a special LEGO session with a LEGO trainer, a LEGO figure for all participants, and a 10% discount in the shop. It runs for ₺140 per person.
  • Groups: Groups of 15 or more get special discounting when visiting the Discovery Center.



  • Adults above 18 years old cannot enter the Discovery Centre unaccompanied by a minor unless on a special adult night.
  • Children must be 5 or under to qualify for "Toddler" discounts.
  • This LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is the first and only in the Istanbul and Marmara regions, first and only in Turkey, and first and only in the Middle East, Turkic world, and Southeast Europe.