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    DISTRICTS OF ISTANBUL-BAĞCILAR

    by traveloturc Written Jul 2, 2013

    Favorite thing: Bağcılar (Vineyards or Vine growers) is located in European side of Istanbul and the county is known for the highest density of population in Istanbul. Also, the county is one of the first places known for the migration, generally from Eastern Anatolia Region.
    Bağcılar was a town of Bakırköy. In 1992 it became a county of Istanbul. Bağcılar has an important history but there isn’t enough knowledge about history, perhaps it was not studied for details. The most important and precise information known is that there were much more Greek population and Greek villages. The county has feature of being one of Mahmutbey which is name given to the villages inhabited by Greeks. The name of the county was Cıfıtburgaz in that time.
    As most of the districts in European side, the county was declared from Greeks and Greek population after established of the Republic. It is known that the Turks were brought from Salonika and Bulgaria and placed in Bağcılar. Approximately seventeen thousand acres of land which was called Yeşilbağ was given them, however, as a result of industrialization the green and viticulture were ended so the name was changed. The population provided economic development with viticulture until 1975 but as we mentioned above, the district grown up seriously unplanned because of migration from Anatolia. This is also reason that in 1990 Bağcılar was very crooked placements and hadn’t enough infrastructure. In 1992, economic development was started to correct and inadequate infrastructure was fixed largely. Today, the county continues to develop.
    The county’s based sector is the textile now. Important commercial establishments are placed in Bağcılar and provide significant employments. Metal works, food and transportation sectors are developing in the county as well as textile. The agriculture is not made any more because industrialization is developed so greenery is reduced and natural appearance is lost.

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    DISTRICTS OF ISTANBUL-BAHCELI EVLER

    by traveloturc Written Jul 2, 2013

    Favorite thing: Bahçelievler (houses with gardens) is a suburb which is established on 11 districts. There are no village and parish depending on the suburb. In 1950s, there were two villages one of which was Yenibosna and another one is Kocasinan.
    Bahçelievler provided big improvements as a result that construction sectors invested in these regions. The architecture of the region is consistent with the general features of Istanbul, however, the suburb is faced with challenges as well as many other districts of Istanbul. Undoubtedly, the most important thing is irregularity of structures. There are good-looking apartment buildings, however, the squatter settlements are often seen. In recent years, numbers of shopping centers and sites have been increasing and the suburb has started to develop. The population in here began to increase especially after 1960. As all the suburbs of Istanbul, increasing population is much more in the European side especially the areas of Bahçelievler. Rapid growth of population has caused of many problems. Living standards are decreasing while numbers of people are increasing. The job opportunities and work force of the suburb are not the same, therefore, there are no development. Health services in Bahçelievler have started to be insufficient but in recent years it is mentioned an improvement of health services with the State Hospital, health centers and houses.
    In Bahçelievler, there are the large and small commercial enterprises. The commercial organizations are established for the needs of people. Beside the commercial organizations, there are shopping centers located in the county for the needs of people too. Shopping centers have begun to be established in almost every district of Istanbul. In addition to these, because of close to Bakırköy, Bahçelievler has a chance to be near beaches.

    bahcelievler bahcelievler carrefour

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    DISTRICTS OF ISTANBUL-BASAKSEHIR

    by traveloturc Written Jul 2, 2013

    Favorite thing: We will promote a new suburb of Istanbul which is located in the European side. The suburb is Başakşehir. Başakşehir was a district of Küçükçekmece until 2008. After this date Başakşehir gained the status of a county and the county began to develop rapidly. The county has several neighbors which are the inner regions of the European side such as Arnavutköy, Eyüp, Sultangazi, Esenler, Bağcılar, Küçükçekmece and Avcılar. Başakşehir has not a coastline on the Black Sea or the Marmara Sea and it consists of three main regions, these are Başak (virgo) houses, Altınşehir and Bahçeşehir and these areas were located in the boundaries of Küçükçekmece and Büyükçekmece but after combined them, Başakşehir was established.
    The county was established in an area which has a very old history. The name of this region was Azatlık during the Ottoman Era and gunpowder was manufactured in here, also the all requirements of gunpowder had been producing in this region. Later, the region became known as the Farm of Resneli. However, with the privatization and subdivision of farm lands it became to shape today’s Başakşehir. One of other features of the county is that Yarımburgaz Cave which was first settlement of Istanbul is placed in here. The cave is located on the way Kayabaşı in Altınşehir and is open to public as a cultural heritage. The cave, where can be found ruins of the Byzantine Empire, has been host to many films.
    Another important feature that separates the county from other counties is that the largest artificial lake of Turkey is placed in here. In addition, if you search for social life areas, Sular Vadisi (Valley of Waters) and Başak Houses can be visited. Bahçeşehir is the most developed region and Altınşehir is the most problematic region in terms of infrastructure. Also, the largest stadium of Turkey was built in this county for enhancing the economic development, which name is the Atatürk Olympic Stadium but it has difficulty in transportation.

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    DISTRICTS OF ISTANBUL-BEYOGLU

    by traveloturc Written Jul 2, 2013

    Favorite thing: Beyoğlu
    This was my district ....
    When thought Beyoğlu, many elements are called such as historic buildings and places of entertainment. In fact, that is a natural condition. The most famous historical building is Galata Tower and it is known by everyone. We will talk about Galata Tower later.
    Beyoğlu is located in the opposite of historical peninsula and Haliç which is known as Golden Horn. It is strange but the county’s border is moving on the inside and the inner parts of the Golden Horn are more developed then other inner parts. In ancient times, the name of the region was Pera meaning of which is against of the collar in the Greek language. After the conquest of Istanbul by Turks, the name of the region was changed as Beyoğlu. The name, Pera, was removed from the official correspondences in 1925s and the name, Beyoğlu, was begun to be used and still it is used.
    Although Beyoğlu has an important history based on the first ages, there were not too many residential areas until the 16th century. Later, foreigners came to the area and settled in here and today’s Istiklal Street was a residential area of European. After this event, a different ethnic group began to occur in Istanbul. Structures and settlements were built the nearest of the Tunnel- Galatasaray Street in 1700. Then, Beyoğlu has grown with the settlements.
    The most important school in the county is undoubtedly Galatasaray High School which has great training and great history. The county contains many historical buildings, especially there are a lot of museums exhibited historical artifacts. Historical Galatasaray Hamam (Turkish Bath), the Atatürk Cultural Centre, the Dolmabahçe Mosque, the German Palace, Kılıç Ali Paşa Mosque and Aynalı Kavak Pavilion are only a few historical structures in this county.
    If we talk about Galata Tower, we should start with its history. At first during the Byzantine Era, Galata Tower was built as a lighthouse and during 4th crusade this tower was damaged widely. In the next period, it was reconstructed by Genoese as the name of “Jesus Tower”. After that, Galata Tower has become the largest building of Beyoğlu. Another important feature of this tower is that Hezarfen Ahmet Çelebi had flied to Üsküdar from the tower with wings made specially from wooden in the period of 4th Murat.

    Beyoglu Beyoglu restaurants Beyoglu by night

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    DISTRICTS OF ISTANBUL-BUYUK CEKMECE

    by traveloturc Written Jul 2, 2013

    Favorite thing: Büyükçekmece is located in the European side and the western coastal strip of Istanbul and the county is among the largest counties in terms of surface area. Also, Büyükçekmece is known as a cottage town so it is preferred for swimming in summer because it has clean and beautiful beaches. In addition this, the county has a long coastline, shopping centers, historical monuments, theaters, quality hotels, gyms and water parks. Briefly the county is developed. If we share with you very interesting statistical information, the county has the highest TV tower of Turkey and the third highest TV tower of Europe. In addition, the largest exhibition space of Turkey which is made by TÜYAP is located in Büyükçekmece and is in great demand.
    Büyükçekmece is highly developed in terms of education and delivered to the desired level. There are 128 schools including kindergarten and also three campuses of private universities. Beside them, the county has a large public hospital and there are two private hospitals.

    The county has lots of historical structures, we can list some of them,
    1) Bridge of Kanuni Sultan Süleyman (Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent)
    2) Kurşunlu Khan
    3) Sokullu Mehmet Paşa Mosque
    4) Imaret Mosque
    5) Fountain of Kanuni Sultan Suleyman (Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent)

    In Büyükçekmece, various festivals and events are organized, even the world’s third largest festival is held in here. This festival’s name is Büyükçekmece Culture and Art Festival and the festival have been organized in here since 2000, in every year on the second week of July. This festival is carried out the Republican Square of the county and starts and ends with huge fireworks. Until now, all artists whom you can guess have performed on the festival. You can come and enjoy.

    Architect Sinan' s bridge buyukcekmece buyukcekmece lake

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    DISTRICTS OF ISTANBUL-ESENLER

    by traveloturc Updated Jul 2, 2013

    Favorite thing: Esenler is a county of Istanbul located in the European side and is neighbor of Bayrampaşa on the North. Total surface area of Esenler is 5.227 hectares.
    The county’s population is occurred of people who came from Anatolia as in almost every county of Istanbul. Esenler is divided in a way from other surrounding counties and it is a feature for Esenler. Neighbors of the county are focused the industry in general, for example, Zeytinburnu is famous for especially leather weaving workshops. Another neighbor, Bayrampaşa, is famous for industry and trade. These counties have shown important developments in terms of industry and trade, however, Esenler has a different position because it is a residential area, therefore, there are apartments and houses in general. For the same reason, the population of the county is slightly greater than the surrounding counties. Of course, the county has many negative results because of more populated and one of which is urbanization. The people who migrated from Anatolia carry the village life to the city. The problem is continuing to create onerous and there are no step for solution.
    Esenler is an old settlement unlike known and there are many historical remains. When you hear, you can be shocked but it is true. It is known that the first settlement in this county was made in the Byzantine Era. The evidences for the information can be found in many historical sources. Also, the Greeks are said to be the first people who set up settlements in this region. People who were living in villages dealt with agriculture and animal husbandry. The ethnic structures of villages of Greek settlements changed after the agreement of Lausanne and the citizens of Greek origins migrated to Greece so this area was discharged. Later, Turks from Balkans were placed in the area. Finally, we should say that Esenler was a county at the end of 1993, before the date the county is a district of Bakırköy.

    Esenler Istanbul Autogar

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    DISTRICTS OF ISTANBUL-FATIH

    by traveloturc Written Jul 2, 2013

    Favorite thing: Fatih is located in the European side of Istanbul but the county covers the region where was founded Istanbul called as the historical peninsula. In other words, in ancient times this region was known as the real Istanbul or Constantine, so Fatih has lots of heritages.
    Eminönü participated in the boundaries of Fatih in 2008 and the importance of Fatih increased. The municipality of Fatih expanded significantly after involved in Eminönü. Can you think that there are 57 districts in the boundaries of Fatih? After the participation of Eminönü, Fatih has gained a single view which is covering the whole historical peninsula.
    As a result of expanding the state, many historical areas bound to the municipality of Fatih. Numerous historical mosques and churches are located in the county. There are almost no rural residential areas but there are lots of developed areas in terms of economically. Of course these areas are around the historical values. Foreign tourists visit these regions in every year, for example, Hagia Sophia and Sultan Ahmet Mosque are only two of the great important structures. Beside these, the University of Istanbul which was founded in 1453 is located in this county.
    Tourism is most important thing in terms of economy as we said. But beside tourism, the region is an important point in terms of export. Workshops and stores working for abroad are located in Beyazıt and Laleli. To sum up, this region is the hearth of Istanbul’s foreign trade. Also the region can be considered a major point for improvement of this area. Especially, the Grand Bazaar in Beyazıt is the world’s oldest and largest bazaar. The rush hours during the day, you can see half a million people in the bazaar. In ancient times, there were many different shops but today the Grand Bazaar is a center of gold and jewelry.
    Also, in the county Çemberlitaş, Gülhane Square, Beyazıt Square and Beyazıt Tower, the Monastery of Hora, Basilica Cistern, Sultan Ahmet Square are historical values visited by tourists as much as Grand Bazaar, Hajia Sophia, Sultan Ahmet Mosque.

    FATIH aghia sophia SULTANAHMET

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    DISTRICTS OF ISTANBUL-GAZİ OSMAN PAŞA

    by traveloturc Written Jul 2, 2013

    Favorite thing: Gaziosmanpaşa is one of the late period settlements of Istanbul. The county has completed the development after the 1950s. Traffic problem that is one of the general problems of Istanbul are much more than other counties, but after Topkapı Habibler tram lines have been opened, the suburb has modern transport network. For this reason the people who migrate from Anatolia prefer Gaziosmanpaşa.
    Gaziosmanpaşa has 16 districts. The suburb has been the most populous county of Istanbul until recent years, however, this has changed because some regions was shifted borders of other counties. According to the census in 1990, the county had very young population, even half of the total population was occurred people who were under 20 years old.
    Formerly, the area of Gaziosmanpaşa was included in the boundaries of Eyüp and Çatalca. The center of the county was full of fields until 1950 today there are lots of buildings. Gaziosmanpaşa was rocky and unproductive land which was area of Eyüp. Then, workshops which were industrial types were established by family living there. In 1950s, the Turkish families from the Balkans were placed in these regions and lots of houses were built in here for the families, so a residential area was composed where called Taşlıtarla. After the area had been expanded, today’s county was composed. So Taşlıtarla was the basic of the today’s Gaziosmanpaşa.
    Taşlıtarla was called as the slum area until recent time and unplanned construction caused such a bad showing. The population increased rapidly because of the migrations from Anatolia and people tried to live like a village so built some slums. However, in recent years, developing technology is shown around and in the area and innumerous plazas which are constructed in here are evidences the changes.

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    DISTRICTS OF ISTANBUL-KAĞITHANE

    by traveloturc Written Jul 2, 2013

    Favorite thing: Kağıthane is one of the counties of Istanbul placed in the European side and it is surrounded by other counties, Beşiktaş is located in the east, Eyüp is in the west and Şişli is in the north and south. Kağıthane has short coastline of the Golden Horn where Kağıthane Creek finishes. The county is uneven in general. As a natural result of the bumps the county includes the rivers and valleys. However, these areas are used as residential areas because of the rapidly increasing population of Istanbul.
    Kağıthane Creek is located in Kağıthane as it is understood and the old name of it was “Barbios” used in the Byzantine period. Although it is not known exactly, it is said that the name of county comes from a paper mill which was located in here. Also it is claimed that there were flour mills in ancient times. In addition, the sport of javelin activities are said to be organized in the flat areas of the county. People are known to fill the region with cars and boats in ancient times especially in the entertainment time of county, in spring. Beside them, the region was a place to host of the Patron Halil Rebellion and this caused big damages. Although Sultans made the county repaired, it was never built as the former. The Çağlayan (waterfall) Pavilion with many parts were destroyed during the Second World War, so there are little historical ruins in Kağıthane.
    Although the county was destroyed and has such debris regions, it has shown important improvement in recent years. Industrial and entertainment centers of the county are seen to be collected in the southern of the county. The main reason for this is one of neighbor, Şişli because level of income and living standards are higher than the other neighbors of Kağıthane.
    The population of Kağıthane consists of people who migrated to work from Anatolia as nearly entire counties of Istanbul.

    Kağıthane Kağıthane Kağıthane

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    DISTRICTS OF ISTANBUL-KÜÇÜK ÇEKMECE

    by traveloturc Written Jul 2, 2013

    Favorite thing: Küçükçekmece is located in the west of the European side of Istanbul and thecounty is deployed around the Lake of Küçükçekmece. The county was a district of Bakırköy until 1987, but after this date, Küçükçekmece was left from Bakırköy and was a county having 27 districts. There are many sterams and lakes in the county and we can say that it is feature rarely found in Istanbul because there are very rare counties which include a lake and one of which is Küçükçekmece.
    There are various opinions on how the region takes the name. One of them is like this. Passengers who were passing across the lake that was marsh were got in a boat. While passing, people who pulling passengers put the names passages of the lake Büyükçekmece and Küçükçekmece because of the sets like cage. Beside this story, an anecdotal note which was found in Log Books of Foundation confirms the story, the note was like Çekmek-i Küçük (pulling small). but it is strange the lake of Büyükçekmece is smaller than the lake of Küçükçekmece, however, the paradox can be removed that the lakes were named by looking at the length of bridges.
    We said there are streams and lakes, they are,
    1) The Lake of Küçükçekmece
    2) Sazlı River
    3) Nakkaş Creek
    There are not much unplanned constructions in the county and plans of buildings are in accordance with the development. Especially after becoming a county, the unplanned constructions have been completely eliminated and public houses have been started to be built. Küçükçekmece begin to gain more importance with facilitating the transportation. In addition that, the county’s industrialization has been accelerated and the county has contributed to industrial zone.
    The county has also an important cultural background. The most significant cultural centers are Culture and Art Center in Cennet (paradise) and Sefaköy Culture and Art Center. You can participate in the various events and activities in Küçükçekmece and you can enjoy.

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    DISTRICTS OF ISTANBUL-KARTAL

    by traveloturc Written Jul 2, 2013

    Favorite thing: Kartal
    Kartal is one of the counties and located in the Anatolian side of Istanbul. The county has coast of the Marmara Sea. Kartal means “eagle” in Turkish. Maltepe is in the west of the county, Sultanbeyli is in the north- east and Pendik is in the east.
    The name of the suburb comes from the period of the Byzantine Empire. During that period, the name of the county was Kartalimen. Kartalimen was seemed a small fishing village. This region was conquered by the Turks in the period of Seljuk. Sultan Süleyman Shah, who was the ruler of the Seljuk, was the first Turk conqueror. Then, in 1400s the region was a part of Ottoman state. Kartal was occurred lots of district in ancient times such as Bostancı, Suadiye and Princes’ Islands.
    The region was declared industrial zone after the establishment of the Republic about 1940s and began to develop. The employment rate increased thanks to industrial establishments in this county. The region couldn’t be getting over the need of labor alone, therefore, intensive migration began to the region from other counties because of increasing in job opportunities. These are the most important reasons of developments. The resident population started to increase because of high job opportunities and the county has reached the view almost the present time. Sites were established day by day and living standards are getting higher. After opened the commuter train line between Haydarpaşa and Gebze in 1973, the county has continued to develop. Sabiha Gökçen Airport which is located in the Anatolian side of Istanbul is a important element for developing the county. It is fifteen minutes longer from Kartal.
    Transportation can be provided with train or sea transporters to Kartal. When we look at this perspective, we can say that the county is divided from other counties of Istanbul because transportation is easy and comfortable.
    Kartalspor, which is the football club of the county, has a different significance for the people who live in Kartal. Kartalspor has struggled for many years and accessed to success being placed in first league of Turkey. Kartalspor is the only district club which successes the first league.

    Kartal Kartal port Prince islands

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    DISTRICTS OF ISTANBUL-MALTEPE

    by traveloturc Written Jul 2, 2013

    Favorite thing: Maltepe as located on the Anatolian side and having the most beautiful islands along the coastline with views is among the 10 largest counties ranks of Istanbul’s population. Due to take place in the coastal strip with coastline which is very developed the county’s most important architectural feature is Maltepe Republican Central Mosque. Mosque has a capacity of 6200 people to receive. One of 6 minarets of the mosques in Istanbul Central Mosque is the biggest mosque in Anatolian side. The mosque is also third biggest mosque of Istanbul, located in the very heart of the district and the mosque is open to the public now.
    If we pass to Maltepe coastline we can say that Maltepe is the most vibrant and lively district. You can come across in many shopping centers along the coast as much as entertainment centers. After beautification of the beach the citizens have a chance to enjoy with the fresh air and walking. Pleasure in the evening barbecue on the shore and festivals are held besides various organizations traditionally such as Festivals of Maltepe and the Night of Black Sea.
    If we mention the transportation in Maltepe, we can say that transportation is an advanced and easy to reach every place. Anatolian side of Istanbul which is the most famous street in Baghdad Street is located within the boundaries of the Maltepe district. Maltepe is also the capital of communication.
    The town has a harmony ethnic background and is one of the locations where is the friendly and fraternal life is seen.

    Maltepe mosque Maltepe shores

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    DISTRICTS OF ISTANBUL-PENDIK

    by traveloturc Written Jul 2, 2013

    Favorite thing: As a county located in the Anatolian side of Istanbul, Pendik is the Sea of Marmara coast and because of this feature we can characterize Pendik as a seaside town.
    The oldest settlement in the district is reaching up to 3 4 thousand years ago. It is known that the Macedonians have lived in the settlement. The district spent ten years in the later periods of Byzantine rule. One period of the Seljuk State was seized in the territory of the Turkish State but then again the distinct was conquered by the Byzantine. After the Ottoman Empire had recovered this area, the county has taken property of being a small fishing town.
    County has approximately 9 km long coastline. One of the highest points in the district is Gözdağı. Pendik district of Istanbul has the boarder with the highest mountain in Istanbul, Aydos. Treshold of Ömerli meets a large part of Istanbul’s water is located in Pendik.
    In addition to these, Pendik has a very large piece of land. The residential areas is located in the southern part of TEM highway. These areas are opened to the residential area. There are only 5 villages in the south of TEM.
    Pendik in terms of property has been in line with the climate of the Marmara region. Black Sea climate with rainfall and Mediterranean climate with temperate tissue are felt in Pendik as well as in many districts. With this feature it can easily be said that Pendik is among the districts which are advisable. Especially during the winter months the cold aircoming from the Balkan region remains under the influence of the wave. State Hospital in the district of Pendik disposes of people in the region as a solution to health problems. In addition to the hospital, the district has also 23 health centers.

    pendik pendik Pendik

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    DISTRICTS OF ISTANBUL-SARIYER

    by traveloturc Written Jul 2, 2013

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    Favorite thing: Sarıyer is one of the counties of Istanbul in coastline located in the European side. The county affects the visitors with its tremendous history and views. A number of historical buildings have remained from the Byzantine period and have managed to save its natural beauties until today. The majority of the structures are churches, old castles, ports and cisterns. At these times, economic development of the county was provided from inhabitants who dealt with fishing and the county was known as a fishing village.
    After the conquest of the Turks, Turks settled in the inner part of the county known as Baltalimanı. There was a river which had a feature being an old estuary and the estuary was playing an active role for fishermen and boats. The large cistern in Baltalimanı was estimated to be built for the needs of waters of the ships moored on the shore. It is suggested that the name of the region comes from Baltaoğlu Süleyman Bey who was the High Admiral in Ottoman Army.
    After the conquest of Istanbul, districts, which are located in the Sarıyer and called as small villages, began to develop. Around the Rumeli Fortress became to develop in this period. The residences of the palace began to be seen on the shores of fortress together with the development of districts. Non- Muslims were allowed to settle these districts with special permission during this period.
    Sarıyer is a different county with its natural appearance and the historical patterns. Especially the developed water facilities are important because all water facilities of the county were used for the needs of water of Istanbul. Belgrade Forest, Istanbul’s most important natural area, is located within the boundaries of the county and the forest is playing a role of being the lungs of Istanbul and it is open to the public also some regions are separated for picnic. Generally at the weekend lots of visitors come the forest, beside these, Belgrade Forest has undertaken the task of being a live laboratory for universities.
    Previously, Sarıyer had a clean beaches but coasts lost clean beaches because of the industrialization. If you want to breathe the atmosphere of the Ottoman and the Byzantine history, you should visit the county definitely.

    Sarıyer sarıyer bay sarıyer by night

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    DISTRICTS OF ISTANBUL-ŞİLE

    by traveloturc Written Jul 2, 2013

    Favorite thing: Şile located in North East and the Black Sea coast of İstanbul is one of the rare places where is appropriate for coastal tourism in İstanbul. Pendik is away from the noise and live life of Istanbul and much of the economic developments of Şile are from tourism. In addition, advanced farming and the agricultural is done in districts of Şile. In Istanbul when said beaches or beaches, first Şile comes to mind and summer nights in Şile are really nice. Accommodation service as specialist is given to tourists and they are entertained the best way and are not allowed to leave unhappy.
    The altitude is 126 meters and the total surface area of ​​Sile is 755 km. A large part of the district is covered with greenery. To put the numbers in this district is covered with 79% of theforest, and the remaining 10% of agricultural area, consists of 11% other areas. Şile has a unique nature and view. The coastline, consisting of small bays and natural beaches, is 60 kilometers. Beside these, there are many important 3 rivers in totally. These streams respectively Goksu, Sile Kabakoz and Green stream.

    Many festivals and organizations are performed in the district, but most important of which is traditional Şile Cloth Festival. Şile culture and Şile cloth are the main theme of the festival and this festival is done in the last week of July each year and artists come in the festival. There are sight- seeing ancient ruins and natural wonders that are endless. For example, ruins:

    1)Green Valley

    2)Ottoman Bath

    3)The ruins of the Church

    4)Houses of Şile

    5)Sarıkavak Castle

    6) Sarcophagus

    7) The chaplain’s fountain



    Natural beauties:
    1)Weeping rock
    2)Kumbaba Top
    3)Eleven Lakes Valley
    4)Mill Meadow and Waterfall
    5)Beaches

    General View Şile Light phare of şile

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