The best residential areas in Istanbul
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The best residential areas in Istanbul

Created: 2022-10-12 Modified: 2023-11-27 Views: 13140 Luxury Signature Admin
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Housing options in Istanbul are varied, as it is a large city that extends over the continents of Asia and Europe, as it includes 39 districts as follows: 25 districts on the European side and 14 districts on the Asian side of the city, and these areas differ in their nature, topography, population density, services available and the standard of living in them.

 

The European side of Istanbul is more lively, and it has the center of Istanbul and its vibrant heart, where there are most of the ancient tourist and historical attractions that people from all over the world come to visit and touch the civilization and authenticity in it, such as Hagia Sophia, Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Sultan Eyup Mosque, the Spice Bazaar Taksim Square and Dolmabahce Palace, in addition to the urban character that is clearly visible on the European side of Istanbul, especially in Sisli, Maslak, Levent and Bomonti neighborhoods and Basin Express Street, which have a western character and are similar in infrastructure to the cities of America and Europe and meet international standards, where towers and skyscrapers, business centers, financial centers, banks, embassies and consulates, so most of those who want to buy real estate in Istanbul prefer to invest in the European side of the city.

 

The best areas to live in European Istanbul:

Sisli area:

The heart of Istanbul, it is the commercial, investment and tourist center in the city and its most important areas, and it contains the most important neighborhoods of Istanbul, the prestigious Nisantasi neighborhood, where Abdi Ipekci Street is located, which includes the most famous luxury brands, and Mecidiyekoy neighborhood.

Sisli is characterized by the availability of transportation, as the Metrobus line and the metro line pass through it, in addition to public buses, and it is also one of the closest areas to the Bosphorus, which is only 10 minutes away.

The most important shopping centers in Istanbul are located in Sisli, such as Cevahir Mall, Istinye Park Mall, Zorlu Center, and Trump Tower, which has a number of shops, restaurants, and cafes. Also, the area includes a number of luxury international hotels, which tourists and businessmen stay in when they visit Istanbul, such as the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, the Sheraton Hotel, and the Hilton Hotel.

Sisli real estate is considered the most expensive, due to the importance of this area and the advantages mentioned above, and because it includes high-end residential neighborhoods inhabited by the rich, famous and businessmen.

Apartments and real estate in Sisli are the best and most profitable option for those wishing to invest in real estate in Istanbul, as the monthly returns in Sisli are the highest ever in Istanbul with a guarantee of a steady rise in renting real estate, whether residential or commercial.

Sisli area

Maslak area:

Maslak is one of the newest districts in Istanbul. It is a center for business and commerce. It belongs to Sariyer municipality, which is considered one of the most important and prestigious municipalities of Istanbul. It is one of the most important and prominent neighborhoods of Sariyer, along with the neighborhoods of Emirgan, Tarabya, and Zakariakoy. When talking about Maslak area, the beautiful forests of Belgrade, the Vadi Istanbul Mall and the modern residential towers immediately come to mind, as they are considered one of the most important and famous landmarks of this area, which added value and importance to the area.

The properties in Maslak area have a beautiful view of the Belgrade Forest, and some of them have a view of the Bosphorus as well. Maslak is a newly built and urbanized area, so it is the first destination for real estate investment in Istanbul, as its projects are characterized by luxury, quality of construction, smart systems, and modern designs.

In addition, Maslak area is a very lively area, with all the services that meet the needs of the population, in addition to the presence of the most important universities in Istanbul, such as Istinye University and Nisantasi University, international schools and private hospitals. Also, Maslak area is characterized by the availability of transportation, as the metro line passes through it, and it is close to the E80 highway and only a few minutes away from the Bosphorus.

Maslak area

The Asian side of Istanbul is characterized by its calmness and beauty of nature, so it is the perfect choice for those looking for relaxation and stability in the heart of green gardens and near the sea and the Princess Islands. However, in Asian Istanbul there are also vital central areas in which business and trade flourish. It also includes a number of historical monuments for visitors to Istanbul, such as the Beylerbeyi Palace, the Maiden's Tower, and Camlica Mosque. Also, shopping in Asian Istanbul has another pleasure, as there is Baghdad Street, which includes the most famous shops and brands, and there are many major shopping centers, the most famous of which is Emaar Mall, which has boutiques and shops of the most famous international luxury brands such as Gucci, Cartier, Louis Vuitton, and others. Real estate on the Asian side of Istanbul is not inferior in quality or modernity, but rather rises to the highest standards and has its own advantages, from direct sea views to distinctive locations near the Bosphorus, to unique designs and architecture.

 

Uskudar area:

Uskudar is the first area on the Asian side of Istanbul, which will welcome you as soon as you cross the First Bosphorus Bridge, or the so-called July 15 Martyrs Bridge, which is the main gateway to Asian Istanbul. Uskudar is the most famous Asian area of Istanbul, and the first thing that comes to mind when talking about it is the Maiden's Tower that adorns the coast of Uskudar, which tourists come to visit for its beauty. The coast of Uskudar is also marked by steamers and boats that cross the sea and paint a wonderful picture for everyone who sits on the coast and contemplates this beauty.

Uskudar is also famous for the presence of the Beylarbey Palace, an architectural masterpiece and a historical imperial palace, dating back to the Ottoman era. It was built in the 18th century on the order of Sultan Abdul Aziz to be a holiday and summer residence, and to receive the presidents and diplomats of foreign countries.

Also, Uskudar area is famous for its picturesque nature and green areas such as Camlica Hill or as it is known as the Bride’s Petal, which is one of the seven hills of Istanbul, and is considered the most famous, most important and highest, and it is a tourist attraction where there are a number of cafes and restaurants that overlook a panoramic view of most parts of Istanbul. At the top of the hill is the Camlica Mosque, the largest mosque in Istanbul, which includes the Museum of Turkish Islamic Antiquities, an art gallery, and a huge library of 3.000 square meters.

Among the most important residential neighborhoods within Uskudar area are the Acibadam neighborhood, Altunizade neighborhood, and the Cengelkoy neighborhood.

Uskudar area

Kadikoy area:

Kadikoy is one of the most famous and most important tourist areas on the Asian side of Istanbul, and it is considered one of the vital centers in Asian Istanbul.

Kadikoy is characterized by modern infrastructure and provides public transportation from metro lines, buses, and marine transport as well, as it has a ferry terminal that reaches the European side and to the Princes' Islands.

The famous Baghdad Street is located within Kadikoy area, which includes many shops for the most famous international brands, in addition to boutiques of dresses, restaurants, cafes and sweets shops, as well as one of the Apple stores. There is also a Bostanci coast, which is considered one of the most beautiful coasts of Istanbul and has a very large park for families and children, near Baghdad Street within Kadikoy area.

The area is ideal for housing, as it has all the services that the residents need, and has excellent educational facilities, from universities to government and international schools, as well as many shopping centers and tourist and recreational places.

The properties in Kadikoy area are characterized by the fact that most of them overlook the sea, and it is in a strategic location with access to all parts of the city. It is also a newly built area, which is suitable for investment.

Kadikoy area

 

Frequently asked questions

What distinguishes the Sisli area in Istanbul?

The heart of Istanbul, it is the commercial, investment and tourist center in the city and its most important areas, and it contains the most important neighborhoods of Istanbul, the prestigious Nisantasi neighborhood, where Abdi Ipekci Street is located, which includes the most famous luxury brands, and Mecidiyekoy neighborhood.
Sisli is characterized by the availability of transportation, as the Metrobus line and the metro line pass through it, in addition to public buses, and it is also one of the closest areas to the Bosphorus, which is only 10 minutes away.

What distinguishes Maslak district in Istanbul?

Maslak is one of the newest districts in Istanbul. It is a center for business and commerce. It belongs to Sariyer municipality, which is considered one of the most important and prestigious municipalities of Istanbul. It is one of the most important and prominent neighborhoods of Sariyer, along with the neighborhoods of Emirgan, Tarabya, and Zakariakoy. When talking about Maslak area, the beautiful forests of Belgrade, the Vadi Istanbul Mall and the modern residential towers immediately come to mind, as they are considered one of the most important and famous landmarks of this area, which added value and importance to the area.

What distinguishes the Kadikoy area in Istanbul?

Kadikoy is one of the most famous and most important tourist areas on the Asian side of Istanbul, and it is considered one of the vital centers in Asian Istanbul.
Kadikoy is characterized by modern infrastructure and provides public transportation from metro lines, buses, and marine transport as well, as it has a ferry terminal that reaches the European side and to the Princes' Islands.

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