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The most famous parks in Istanbul

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The most famous parks in Istanbul
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Turkey is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world , it is one of the favorite places for millions of tourists who flock to it every year . Turkey is characterized by mild temperate weather and stunning scenery , in addition to hotels , monuments , palaces and museums , which combine the art of the East and the West . Turkey has fascinated the minds of people with the beauty of its cities and architecture , and its cuisine rich in various dishes , sweets and cuisine , and it is a tourist destination suitable for trips for individuals , couples and families .

Turkey is the magic , the beauty , the rich nature and the great civilization . Turkey is one of the richest countries in the world culturally , historically and geographically in the world , making it ranks sixth among the best tourist destinations in the world , and has been able to attract millions of tourists to it ; based on statistics and figures for 2011 , has chosen nearly thirty-two million foreign tourists Turkey to be their tourist destination that year . Turkey has a wonderful climate all year round , and Turkey has many important landmarks such as the Bosphorus Bridge , Sultanahmet Mosque , Galata Tower , Taksim Square , Hagia Sophia , Uzungol Lake , Cappadocia , Fethiye and Antalya Beaches , and many places that are unique to other cities of the world .

Turkey , a country of beauty and art , the modern and developed country , with its history and ancient civilization , which is located in the middle of the world and is divided widely on the continents of Asia and Europe , and combines the originality of the East and the modernity of the West .

The tourist is looking for places that comfort him psychologically ,  such as natural scenic places , or places that nourish the love of knowledge , such as historical places , and this is not found in many countries of the world , but rarely find places that combine the history of the past and the splendor of the present , and the purity of nature and the modern civilization . This is what Turkey enjoys , because of its geographical strategic location among the continents of the ancient world , its openness to the Western world , and its close association with the East .

The city of Istanbul is one of the most famous tourist cities in Turkey and in the world , where it is visited by tourists and visitors of different nationalities and religions , because of the nature of this beautiful city and its distinctive scenic and nice weather , in addition to being overlooking the charming Bosphorus Strait .

In addition to that , the city of Istanbul has a huge number of parks , forests and fascinating nature , and in the following article we will mention the most famous parks in Istanbul , which you must visit and tour .


  1. Gülhane Park : 

Gülhane Park is one of the most beautiful natural parks in the city of Istanbul . It is the oldest garden in Turkey , and it was opened to the public and visitors in 1912 , before it was affiliated to the outside garden of the famous Topkapi Palace , and is still to this day connected to the Palace by the southern door .

You will discover the beauty of Gülhane Park from the entrance of the main gate of the park , where the fragrances of its flowers smell everywhere , and it covered with greenery filled with perennial trees and herbs , and the voices of birds sprinkled in the most beautiful melodies , to make every place in the park a breathtaking view Attracts hearts .

There are many seating areas and games for children . The shades of trees provide visitors with wonderful sessions amidst nature . It is a place for relaxation and meditation . There are also statues of the most prominent historical figures in Turkey . Also , there is a place dedicated to the display of forms by water droplets , which paint wonderful paintings .

Gülhane Park also has a Museum of Islamic Science and Technology , with more than 100 inventions in the fields of astronomy , architecture , chemistry and engineering , in the center of the park is the Gülhane Cafe , which offers many food and beverages , and has a wonderful view of the Bosphorus .

Gülhane Park is located in the heart of Istanbul , next to the city's most famous sights , in the Sultanahmet area . One of the most famous mosques in Turkey , which is popular with tourists from all over the world , is Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul . Sultan Ahmed Mosque is one of the largest mosques in Turkey . Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul is rated as the most beautiful and the largest mosque in Turkey .

Sultan Ahmed Mosque is known as the Blue Mosque , relative to the blue tiles that adorn its walls , where the walls of the mosque covered by 21043 ceramic tiles , combining more than fifty designs , and painted decorations occupy every part of the mosque , and the blue color of the atmosphere of the mosque inside gives a strong sense of control of this color .

Sultan Ahmed Mosque has six minarets , and its interior walls are filled with many Qur'anic verses engraved , in the most beautiful Arabic calligraphy and creativity . Sultan Ahmed Mosque is named after the Blue Mosque in relation to the glamorous blue color that adorns the Qur'anic manuscripts inside the mosque . Like many mosques in Turkey , Sultanahmet Mosque houses a cemetery for Sultan Ahmed , a religious education school , a hospital for the disabled and others .

In addition to being one of the most important tourist attractions in Istanbul , the mosque also abounds with the movement of worshipers in the five times of prayer , Friday prayers , and Taraweeh prayers in the holy month of Ramadan .

Sultan Ahmed Mosque is magnificent in size , design and luxury , and it is considered as one of the most beautiful mosques , not only in Turkey , but in the whole Islamic world , and it enjoys a great admiration and interest from Turks and Arab and foreign tourists . It is located in the Old City of Istanbul , south of the Hagia Sophia Museum , and east of the Byzantine Hippodrome , it is located on the Marmara Sea , opposite the Hagia Sophia Museum .

Hagia Sophia Museum is one of the most beautiful architectural monuments in Istanbul , this place , which combines sanctity and luxury , which was a Christian cathedral , and when the Islamic conquest arrived in the city of Istanbul they converted it into a mosque , but after the end of Ottoman rule in Istanbul it became a historical museum . Hagia Sophia Museum and Mosque is located opposite Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Fatih area , on the European section of Istanbul .

Hagia Sophia Mosque and Museum , is one of the most beautiful tourist places in Istanbul , and in Sultan Ahmed area . Hagia Sophia Museum is one of the most famous Christian churches in the Byzantine era , where Emperor Justin began to build the church in 532 AD , and completed its construction after 5 years , In 537 AD , Hagia Sophia remained one of the most famous and oldest churches in Istanbul , for about 916 years , until Mehmed Al Fatih changed it from church to mosque when the Ottomans conquered Constantinople , and built a mosque for 481 years . In 1934 , the founder of the Turkish Republic , Mustafa Kemal Ataturk , converted it to Hagia Sophia Museum , which collects Christian and Islamic art and decoration .

 Residential projects close to Gülhane Park : 

RH 196 - Under construction project in a strategic location in Istanbul with a historical architecture

It is a housing and investment project that built on a land area of 5.000 square meters .

The project consists of one block in the shape of L letter , and it consists of 12 floors .

The project contains 108 apartments with different areas starting from 52 m2 to 164 m2 , with deifferent types of 1+1 to 4+1 , in addition to 11 commercial units .

The project located in Topkapi area , on the European side of Istanbul .

The strategic location of the project in the heart of Istanbul , where you can reach the most important and famous places such as Shopping Malls , Taksim , Sultanahmet , Sultan Eyub , Maslak , Besiktas , Emirgan Bosphorus Coast and Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge in only 10-15 minutes .

The location of the project is distinctive and attractive in a sophisticated investment area and a lively business center , located near the metro and bus station .

For more details about the project : RH 196


  1. Belgrade Forest : 

Belgrade Forest is one of the most visited tourist and recreational places in Istanbul , with an area of ​​more than 5500 hectares , and it includes more than 3000 different types of plants and different trees . Belgrade's forests are one of the most important natural areas in the city of Istanbul . It is only about 20 km away from the city center . It is bordered to the east by the Bosphorus Strait and the Black Sea in the north , thus dividing the land between Sariyer and Eyup Sultan .

Belgrade's forests are characterized by a dense vegetation that gives them their fascinating charm and beautiful scenery . It includes fresh waterfalls that make their way through the forest , a large lake that attracts visitors to the beauty of its breathtaking nature , as well as seven other lakes .

Visitors to Belgrade Forest can enjoy barbecue food in the designated areas , or sit in one of the restaurants and cafes scattered in the forest , as well as jogging and walking through the organized paths , which is a favorite place for fans of outdoor sports .

 Residential projects near Belgrade Forest : 

RH 163 - One of the best projects in Maslak , ready for housing with a view of Belgrade Forest 

Apartments for sale in Istanbul in a huge project like a full-service city , which includes a shopping center , 5-star hotel and integrated social facilities .

The project provides an ideal choice for housing and investment . The project was built in three phases : the units of the first residential phase have been completed and fully sold , the second phase includes shops and a shopping center , while the third and final phase is a mixture of residential and commercial apartments .

The project is located on the European side of Istanbul , specifically in Maslak , one of the largest real estate development areas in the city .

Maslak is one of the main central districts of Istanbul and it is one of the fast-growing areas of the city .

Maslak area is close to transportation links that will take you to all parts of the city in a few moments , and you can easily access the main areas and sights of the city .

Maslak is the ideal area for investment in Istanbul , where it promises high profits and high returns on investment in a few years .

The project is located only minutes away from Taksim and Levent , not more than 5 minutes from Bosphorus , and 25 minutes from  Istanbul's third airport , which gives it strategic and investment importance .

The project is located near the metro station and public transport .

The project is located in the Cendery Valley , among the regions of Istanbul that have gained the highest value .

The project is located next to Maslak and Levent , which provides a pleasant life with transportation opportunities .

The project attracts attention through its location close to shopping centers , arts , health facilities , transportation and education centers .

All the project details in this link : RH 163


  1. Yıldız Park Istanbul : 

Yıldız Park is one of the most beautiful parks in Istanbul . It is strategically located on the banks of the Bosphorus , close to Yıldız Palace in Besiktas , one of the most beautiful areas in Istanbul , which houses the most important attractions , including the Dolmabahce Palace , which is called the Sultans Palace , the most important among the palaces in Turkey .

Yıldız park Istanbul is spread over a wide area , covered with green trees and fragrant flowers colored in the most beautiful colors , in addition to many different and varied plants and more than 100 species , the most famous pine , rice , fir and lavender . The park also contains a number of artificial rivers and a large lake , where different types of fish and ducks are swimming , and visitors can feed them and enjoy seeing this wonderful landscape amid the picturesque nature .

Tourists come to Yıldız Park Istanbul  for relaxing and hiking with family or friends . It has many seating areas , as well as free sports equipment , walking areas , biking trails , as well as free games and children's play areas .

 Residential projects near Yıldız Park Istanbul : 


It is a residential and investment project , which was supervised by one of the most famous construction companies in Turkey .

The project is built on an area of 20.000 square meters .

The project has a variety of options for apartments ranging from 0 + 1 , 1 + 1 , 2 + 1 , with areas ranging from 78 square meters to 630 square meters .

The project comprises 61 offices and 13 commercial units in addition to 96 residential units .

The project has a huge car park for 177 cars .

The project is located on the European side of Istanbul , in the heart of the city , in Beyoglu district near the famous Taksim area .

The project is near to Istiklal Avenue , one of the liveliest streets of Istanbul , which contains many shops , archaeological buildings , libraries , banks , Cinema , cafes and various local and international restaurants . It is also near to Karakoy , Galata Bridge and the famous Taksim Square .

The distinctive location of the project near to the main street and the public transportation .

The doors of the project lead to shopping malls , public transportation , main roads , and to centres of art , sports and culture .

For more details : RH 201


  1. Camlica Hill : 

One of the most important landmarks of Uskudar area is Camlica Hill , which is one of the most beautiful and natural places to resort for residents and visitors to Istanbul , because of its charming views and scenic nature and quiet atmosphere , away from the bustle of Istanbul , in addition to its long-standing history Of Byzantine civilization .

During the Ottoman era , the hill was transformed into a royal amusement park , with summer residences and hunting grounds . In time , the hill became an open park for the public , and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Asian Istanbul . It is also one of the most beautiful gardens of Istanbul .

Uskudar area on the Asian side of Istanbul is famous for its Maiden's Tower . It is ideally located in the heart of the Bosphorus , the Maiden's Tower is located in the Asian side of Istanbul , which is 200 meters from the coast of Uskudar area , and famous for legends and old stories that have been circulated around it , making it part of the Turkish heritage and culture , to become with the times of the best places in Istanbul , and Istanbul's most visited sightseeing destination during Turkey's tourism holidays .

One of the things you can do when visiting the Maiden's Tower in Istanbul is to go on a cruise by boat to take you to the tower , where you can see the majestic shape of the tower from outside . The top floor of the Maiden's Tower features a sophisticated cafe and a restaurant serving delicious meals with panoramic views of the city .

Uskudar is one of the most prestigious tourist areas in Istanbul , because of its elegant historical landmarks , such as towers , palaces , mosques from the Greek era to the Ottoman era , in addition to many natural parks , which are famous for its panoramic height , revealing the beauty of the city , making it one of the most important places of Asian side of Istanbul for residence , and one of the best tourist areas in Turkey .

 Residential projects in Uskudar area : 

RH 186 - Investment project in Uskudar with Bosphorus view

It is a housing and investment project was built on a land area of 13.840 square meters . The project consists of 4 blocks with 188 apartments and 138 commercial areas .The project provides apartment types ranging from 1+1 to 5+2 .

The project is located on one of the most special spots of Istanbul , where you will wake up to the deep blue Bosphorus view every day .

The project is located in Uskudar district in the Asian side of Istanbul . It is located near to Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge and it is only 2.4 km away from the beach .

The perfect location of the project where you can get into the European side of Istanbul through the 15 July Martyrs Bridge , Besiktas and Taksim in 15 Minutes only .

The project offers you and your family the perfect lifestyle you have always dreamed of , where private security and surveillance cameras are available on the project . The project also includes recreational facilities for you and your children such as swimming pools , gym , sauna , garden , cafe , restaurant and shopping center .

All the details on the following link :RH 186



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