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The Treasures of Basaksehir District in Istanbul

Last edited:Feb 11 , 2024
The Treasures of Basaksehir District in Istanbul
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The district of Başakşehir is divided into 39 municipal sections or neighborhoods. The district of Başakşehir copines between the wonders of the asian side and the European side of Istanbul. What makes the district holds the title of being one of the most important parts of Istanbul. 

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History of the district of Başakşehir

Başakşehir was part of a huge district named Küçükçekmece until the end of 2017. In 2018 The district was split off from the municipality of Küçükçekmece and Başakşehir became a distinct municipality of its own. Arnavutköy, Eyüp, Sultan Ghazi, and Esenler are the district neighbors to the north. Bağcılar, Küçükçekmece, and Avcılar are the district neighbors to the south; and Esenyurt is the district neighbor to the south-west. What makes Başakşehir a golden centered district that is reachable from many different districts of Istanbul. 


Social and family life in the district of Başakşehir

Numerous tourists admire the infrastructure of major Western cities, like New York and Budapest, as well as major European towns like London, Paris, and Berlin. These cities are known for their extensive central regions that are home to numerous essential facilities.

Similar progress is being made in the Başakşehir neighborhood of Istanbul. The 60,000 square meter square being constructed by the Turkish government will serve as a model for the design of new cities across the entire nation. This square is twice as large as Istanbul's well-known Taksim Square.

Currently the district of Başakşehir is home to the largest artificial lake in Istanbul located in Başakşehir. The lake covers a surface area of 26,000 square meters. Başakşehir Gölet Park, a sizable park, encircles it from both sides. 

In addition to its enormous size Başakşehir district will soon be noted for its extensive network of underground tunnels and underground lines. This rich modern newly developed infrastructure will provide access to both the Asian and European continents of Istanbul from Basaksehir district. 


The renowned Başakşehir residential complex's notable occupants are catered to by the new square. Numerous essential facilities would surround the region including;

  • The healthy city
  • The largest botanical garden in Europe
  • Parking areas for tens of thousands of vehicles
  • Eateries
  • Cafes
  • Mosque with space for 5,000 worshipers


Moreover, Başakşehir hosts numerous festivals and events all year long, including;

  • Jazz festivals
  • Theater productions
  • Ramadan celebrations.


Also, Başakşehir is home to Turkey's biggest stadium, the Ataturk Olympic Stadium.

Moreover, The region is home to Istanbul's second-largest show yard, which is used for a variety of events all year round. The highlights include theatrical productions, concerts, festivals, and Ramadan celebrations.


Advantage investing and residing in the district of Başakşehir

Başakşehir district is one of Istanbul's most prestigious and contemporary neighborhoods. Additionally, it is located at a very desirable location for both domestic and international investors. That is because to its cutting-edge infrastructure, integrated services, and luxury residential projects, check some of our amazing projects bellow:


Additionally,Başakşehir district is a suitable area for young families looking to reside and relocate to Istanbul because: 

  • In terms of its modern infrastructure, Istanbul's Başakşehir neighborhood is the most advanced.
  • Istanbul's Başakşehir neighborhood is away from the noise, it is a peaceful location.
  • The new Istanbul Airport is the nearest to Başakşehir district.
  • The new Istanbul Canal is near Başakşehir district.
  • One of Turkey's biggest and most significant medical cities is located in Başakşehir.
  • Başakşehir district is traversed by the TEM freeway, while the E5 highway runs close by.
  • Başakşehir symbolizes a vibrant social environment with numerous shopping malls, theaters, cinemas, meeting rooms, and a sizable sports stadium.
  • There is a neighborhood that is appropriate for families and many kids' events are conducted there.
  • Large green spaces and a high standard of cleanliness define it.


The Infrastructure and transportation in the district of Basaksehir

Başakşehir district is a luxurious area with a modern and large construction, making it one of the city's most advanced infrastructures.

Due to its modern structures that meet the greatest standards of comfort and well-being as well as its robust infrastructure, Başakşehir has distinguished itself from other regions of Turkey and has grown to be one of the most desirable destinations for both domestic and foreign investors. Consequently, it is a rival to many of its European competitors.

Moreover, A reliable bus service, including public and private buses as well as a metro line, is available in Başakşehir. You may quickly access any location in Istanbul thanks to the connections made by these transit facilities. Additionally, Başakşehir is traversed by the TEM freeway, which runs from Lisbon, Portugal, to Gürbulak, Turkey, near the Iranian border.


Educational Centers in the district of Basaksehir

The opening of a public university in the area is anticipated by the residents of Başakşehir. Along with ongoing construction on many private universities, including the renowned Ibn Khaldun University. The region is also home to a sizable number of public and private schools, ranging from kindergarten through secondary school.


Health institutes in the district of Basaksehir

The neighborhood offers a wide range of public and private institutions. While development is underway on the largest hospital ever built in Europe. Moreover, The area around Başakşehir district is distinguished by the wide distribution of its medical services that efficiently cater to the local populace. 

In all of Turkey's cities, the Turkish government launched a medical revolution in 2003. Large medical projects were beginning in one of the areas. The state started construction on the largest integrated health city—not only in Turkey, but throughout the entire continent of Europe—in Basaksehir in 2003.

Numerous medical facilities have been built, including 8 specialized hospitals with a combined capacity of 2,000 and 682 beds and the most advanced technologies. The new hospitals will be bigger than the top Turkish medical facilities, like the renowned Capa Hospital and Cerrahpasa Hospital.

In terms of specialization, these hospitals will be divided into Children's Hospital, General Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Cancer Hospital, Neurological and Joint Diseases Hospital, Cardiac Hospital, Psychiatric Hospital, Physical Therapy, and Rehabilitation Hospital. It will be simple to get to these hospitals from any location in Istanbul using the metro, tramway, and public transportation buses because lines are constantly running up to the contemporary arena in the area.


Nature in the district of Başakşehir

The area of Istanbul with the most up-to-date infrastructure is Başakşehir. It has numerous man-made and natural facilities. In the Sazledara region, it features one of the largest and most varied natural valleys, which is also home to an archaeological park and the region's historical past.

The region also contains a second valley known as the Water Valley, which is situated in Başakşehir's fifth district and has a total area of 45,723 square meters. It also has 26,000 square meters of pedestrian paths in addition to a significant number of important facilities, including shopping, sporting, dining, and other centers.


Malls of the district of Başakşehir

Başakşehir is a very rich area in all aspects of life as we have seen throughout the article. However social life is never complete without access to malls and shopping areas. Many mall and mega malls are located in Basaksehir areas that includes:

  • Mall of İstanbul
  • Merkez Kayaşehir AVM
  • Olimpa Alışveriş ve Yaşam Merkezi


In conclusion, the district of Başakşehir is a modern, well developed area that attracts both forigen investors as well as local investors. The area is a home to large green areas as well as educational and health institutes. 



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