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Bakirkoy district in Istanbul

Last edited:Dec 17 , 2022
Bakirkoy district in Istanbul
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Istanbul is the dream destination for many travelers and tourists around the world , here it meets the East and West cultures , in this city that hides among its many sites of history , culture , monuments , architecture , food , old buildings and other places that fascinate tourists and makes them repeat the experience of visiting Istanbul from time to time .

One of the most prestigious areas in Istanbul , which includes a number of high-end neighborhoods , is Bakirkoy area . Bakirkoy is located on the European side of the Turkish city of Istanbul , and it is one of the coastal areas overlooking the Sea of ​​Marmara . Bakirkoy is distinguished from the rest of Istanbul by its strategic location near the city center , where it is adjacent to Florya district and the Zeytinburno area , which is an investment area where the towers , residential complexes , shopping centers and international hotels with five stars rise , which is one of the most suitable areas for investment and housing .

Investment in Bakirkoy district in Istanbul

  • RH 180 - Ready luxurious homes with direct sea view in Zeytinburnu

The project was built on a land area of 63.500 square meters . It consists of 6 residences blocks plus 1 hotel block , with its green spaces of 51.500 square meters .

The project offers apartment options ranging from 1+1 to 5+1 , in addition to garden duplex and penthouse .

The project located on the European side of Istanbul , in Zeytinburnu district , on the shore of the Marmara Sea ,  just outside the walls of the ancient city .

The project located at the very intersection of all new transportation systems , road , sea and rail systems of Istanbul right beside the Historical Peninsula .

In this project , the sea will become part of your daily life . You can reach the marina with only one minute’s walk from your home over the footbridge directly connecting the project to the shore .

The project includes many services and facilities that meet all your needs , such as parking for cars , video intercom system , gardens , playgrounds , swimming pools , sauna and others .

The project also offers security and surveillance cameras 24/7 .

The project is ready for delivery , and for more details please visit the project link here : RH 180

Bakirkoy area , located on the European side of Istanbul , is distinguished by its long stretch of beach on the Sea of Marmara , which undoubtedly contributes to the moderation of its climate and the beauty of its nature , making it a destination for those wishing to spend the happiest times in the unique complexes and facilities that the region embraces .


Florya neighborhood is considered as the most beautiful neighborhood in Bakirkoy region . Florya neighborhood has a charming view of the Sea of Marmara , and (Florya Park) that follows the residential neighborhood of Florya , and the park extends along the Sea of Marmara in a breathtaking view , especially at sunset . Near the park there is a large palace overlooking the sea , which is a museum visited by tourists , while entry to the Florya park is free of charge , and the restaurant prices are cheap as well , it is one of the restaurants affiliated to the municipality of Bakirkoy . The garden is adorned with the most beautiful tulip flowers in different colors , and includes many fun activities , especially for children , such as children’s games , car racing track , sports running track , and plant nursery .


  • RH 204 - luxurious apartment with direct view on Marmara Sea in Bakirkoy

The project was built with the supervision of Turkish state construction companies , with government guarantee .

It is a residential , investment and commercial project built on a land area of ​​74.000 square meters , 80% of this area has been allocated to green areas , parks and public facilities within the project .

The project consists of 5 blocks with 512 residential units ranging from 1+1 , 2+1 , 3+1 , 5+1 , 4+2 and 6+2 duplexes , ranging in size from 66 to 430 square meters .

90% of the housing units and offices in the project are overlooking the Sea of ​​Marmara .

The project is supported by a system of earthquake and seismic protection , where the foundations were excavated to a depth of 20 meters and the use of reinforced concrete and moisture-resistant sea .

At the bottom of the project are warehouses where a storage unit is allocated for each housing unit .

In this project , you do not have to worry about the transportation , as different transportation options are available .

In this project , you will be in the heart of Istanbul and away from the chaos .

What is more beautiful than dreaming , is to live your dream reality , Atakoy area today contains housing projects that was originally a dream .

Atakoy area has a central location , high investment value and luxury life style .

The project is located in one of the most central districts of Istanbul , in Atakoy district of Bakirkoy area .

The project is located near the main road and highways in Istanbul (E5) .

The distinctive location of the project , overlooking the Sea of Marmara , which offers homes with charming sea views .

All the project details in this link : RH 204


 Unique places in Bakirkoy 

  1. Bakirkoy Water Park ( Istanbul Aquarium )

Istanbul Aquarium is located in Florya neighborhood of the municipality of Bakirkoy district in Istanbul , near the seaside , and also close to Ataturk International Airport .

Istanbul Aquarium is the largest aquatic zoo in the Middle East , and it has been classified as one of the largest aquariums in Europe in terms of size , area and number of marine organisms it contains , as it accommodates approximately seven thousand cubic liters of water over an estimated area of 22 thousand square meters , and this is within special ponds spread in huge sizes that accommodate large fish such as sharks , and some other small ponds containing other types of fish and microorganisms and rare .

It includes about 15 thousand marine creatures and 1500 species of fish and others such as reptiles and amphibians , including crocodiles , frogs and snakes .

These species of animals were classified according to their natural regions , to which they belong , such as the Red Sea , Antarctica , the Amazon , the Gulf of Panama , and the Pacific Ocean .

The marine life in Istanbul Aquarium is also classified according to its presence in the seas surrounding Turkey , which are the Black Sea , Mediterranean Sea and Marmara Sea .

Istanbul Aquarium also includes several entertainment areas , including restaurants , cafes and souvenirs shops and games .


  1. Aqua Florya Mall 

Aqua Florya Mall is one of the most beautiful and largest shopping malls of Istanbul , which is conveniently located near Ataturk International Airport , and it extends along the shore of Florya , one of the most important tourist areas in Istanbul , which is intended for the city's residents and tourists especially in the summer .

Aqua Floria Mall has opened in 2012 on an area of 50.000 square meters , in a prime location that offers enchanting sea views on the beach of Floria ,  in European side of Istanbul .

Aqua Florya Mall includes an open-air amphitheater overlooking the sea , with 900 seats ,  where many activities , events , concerts and many different entertainment shows are held .

Aqua Florya Istanbul Mall has 145 shops for international and Turkish brands , in addition to many restaurants , cafes and cinemas .

These shops are distributed on the ground floor and three floors above the ground level , in addition to two underground parking lots to accommodate 1500 vehicles .

A visit to Aqua Florya Mall in Istanbul is only complete by visiting the famous Istanbul Aquarium , which is one of the most beautiful tourist places in the city , and it can be accessed from the first floor in the shopping mall .

On the top floor there are 11 cinemas , equipped with the latest technology , showing the latest international and Turkish films for adults and children to suit everyone .


  1. Bakirkoy Botanical Garden ( Botanic Park )

The botanical garden in Bakirkoy Turkey hosts many fun activities for everyone and for children in particular , where sculptures of several types of dinosaurs , and water and sand playgrounds for children are spread .

In addition to exquisite water formations flowing down a steep slope and pouring into a pool of winged golden horses in a very splendor and splendor !

In the middle of the garden there is also a water pool surrounded by trees , and species of turtles and birds swim in it , and you can drive the boat on a nice tour within the beautiful lake .

And you can also eat delicious dishes in the Botanical Garden Restaurant , on tables spread across the lake with a wonderful view .

One of the most beautiful things that draws the attention of children in the garden is the little huts that simulate the houses ( smurfs ) , and similar figures of their favorite cartoon characters .


  1. The Medical Botanical Garden in Zeytinburnu

It is one of the most important parks in Turkey and Istanbul , and it is characterized by the presence of plants and medicinal herbs planted on an area of ​​14 acres , and this park was opened in Zeytinburnu district in Istanbul in 2005 .

In cooperation with Istanbul Municipality , this project has been established for the cultivation of nearly 700 species of medicinal plants and herbs , that are difficult to obtain in Turkey .

Plants that are planted in the garden include : ginger , turmeric , cinnamon and other such varieties .

The garden also contains many types of vegetables and fruits , where the park is characterized by a variety of agricultural products , which is difficult to grow in Turkey due to the cold weather most of the year . The Ministry of Agriculture of Turkey pays great attention to this garden , due to its great importance to Turkey .


  1. Galleria Atakoy Mall in Bakirkoy

Galleria Mall is one of the most beautiful malls in Istanbul city . It is located on the European section of Istanbul , and it attracts many visitors , tourists and residents of the city to enjoy shopping and spending leisure time with their children .

Galleria Mall Istanbul was opened in the year 1988 , with an estimated 77.000 square meters of shopping mall space , as part of a remarkable creative design .

Galleria Mall Istanbul has more than 150 diverse stores to sell many local Turkish goods and world famous brands . Galleria Mall's shops range from clothing , shoes , accessories and more , in addition to a hypermarket that caters to all the needs of the home and family .

Also , Galleria Istanbul Mall has a cinema on the top floor , where you can watch the latest international and local films , with the latest technology in the showrooms that equipped to accommodate as many visitors as possible .

It is worth mentioning that Galleria Istanbul Mall includes some of the most famous local and international restaurants and cafes , such as starbucks , as well as a number of fast food restaurants , such as KFC and burger king .

Finally , your children will enjoy a fun experience when visiting Galleria Istanbul Mall , where there are many events and recreational activities for children , as well as a range of electrical games , and they will have fun in the bowling alley , or through the experience of indoor skiing in Galleria Mall Istanbul .



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