Winter is the most magical time of the year. New Year’s miracles, gifts and, of course, winter entertainment. Today we will talk about a fun entertainment for both adults and children-ice skating.
In the CIS countries, ice skating is especially popular in winter, and in Turkey this entertainment is only gaining momentum. The ice rink is called “buz pateni pisti” in Turkish.
What ice rinks are there in Istanbul?
UNIQ Istanbul Vega Ice Runway:
One of the newest ice rinks in Istanbul. The area is about 1000 sq. m. meters. The skating rink is located in the UNIQ Istanbul shopping and entertainment center in Saryyer district, this is where the open-air cinema is located.
Address: Maslak Mah. Ayazağa Cad. No: 4 Saryyer/Istanbul
Phone: 0(212) 286-0391
Ice rink in Icessporto:
Located in the Metrocity shopping center, this skating venue won the competition for the largest ice rink in Istanbul, as well as for hosting hockey tournaments. The Icessporto skating rink is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 to 21: 00, on other days until 22.00.
* Address: Büyükdere Cad. No:171, 1st Levent, Besiktas/Istanbul
Phone: 0(212) 344-0208
Airport Outlet Center:
An ice rink also operates in Yenibosna, this is Bakırköy district in the Airport Outlet Shopping Mall. The skating rink is designed for adults, but there is also a separate area for children.It is open daily from 10.00 am to midnight, but admission is only until 22.00.
* Address: Londra Asfaltı Kuleli Mevkii E-5 Karayolu Üzeri. Bakyrkey/ Istanbul
Phone: 0(212) 465-8575
Ice rink on Silivrikapi:
One of the largest ice rinks in Turkey is about 9,000 square meters in area with two Olympic tracks. A school for figure skating and other games on ice has been opened at the Silivrikapi Ice Rink.
* Address: Sümbül Efendi, Hisaraltı Cd. No:111, 34107 Fatih/Istanbul
Buzluk Buz Pisti (Buzluk Ice Skating):
Residents of Kadikey have long known this place, located in the shopping center “Optimum Outlet Shopping Mall”. Here you can also play hockey and participate in figure skating competitions. The total area of the rink is 500 sq. m. meters, open daily with entrance until 22.00, stay time – until midnight.
* Address: Yeni Sahra Mah., Istiklal Sok., No: 10/4 Atashehir/Istanbul
Flash Ice Rink (Ice Skating):
Metroport shopping center in Bakhchelievler district offers ice entertainment activities for adults and children. Here you can take a few lessons on ice skating, try to play hockey and participate in real ice tournaments.
* Address: Eski Londra Asfaltı Kültür Sok., No:1 (opposite Bakırköy Devlet Hospital), Bakhchelievler/Istanbul
These are some of the most popular places in Istanbul. Therefore, take a good mood with you and go to the skating rink!
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