Fatih; Considering the historical heritage of Istanbul, it is known as a prominent location with its touristic value, cultural texture and social structure. Thanks to its central location, the city is intertwined with transportation lines such as metro and metrobus. It is also home to important educational institutions such as Istanbul University. Fatih is an important center of attraction especially for students. It is also home to deep-rooted cultural heritage such as the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace. Historical peninsula; especially for those who plan to settle in the region, Ottoman, Byzantine and Roman architecture offers an environment where you can experience the unique atmosphere.
Taksim - 20 minutes
Besiktas - 21 minutes
Kadıkoy - 38 Minutes
Sisli - 22 Minutes
Bakırkoy - 15 Minutes
Levent - 28 Minutes
Sarıyer - 32 Minutes
New Airport - 34 Minutes
Fatih is also known as the historical peninsula. It draws attention with its ambiance and cultural atmosphere which draws attention of tourists visiting the region in particular. Fatih is home to many tourist attraction for visitors who plan aims of both to make real estate investments.
Grand Bazaar is an important center for the economy with its jewelers, herbalists and souvenir shops in Istanbul. The Grand Bazaar is located between Nuruosmaniye Mosque and Şehzade Mosque, adjacent to Beyazıd Square. The Grand Bazaar, which dates back to the 1460s, is an important symbol for the socio-cultural existence of not only Fatih but the whole of Istanbul. The Grand Bazaar continues to welcome its guests with its centuries-old energy in the heart of the historical peninsula with its unique spice odors and warm artisans.
Topkapı Palace Museum
Topkapı Palace was the administrative center of the Ottoman Empire, which spanned three continents and ruled for nearly 600 years. It is one of the most important structures in the region. It was also home to important works of art of the period, especially Turkish Islamic works. Topkapı Palace opens its doors to thousands of tourists every day. In Topkapı Palace, which is an important part of Fatih's historical structure, it is possible to find meaningful traces of the historical past of the region.
Istanbul Archaeological Museum
The Istanbul Archaeological Museum is one of the finest examples of neo-classical architectural style. It is located parallel to Gülhane Park in Fatih. There are many pieces belonging to the ancient Anatolian civilizations and there are masterpieces such as the Sarcophagus of Alexander and the Sarcophagus of Weeping Women. Cultural and artistic events such as fairs and exhibitions that are important for cultural life in Fatih are also organized.
Metrobus is undoubtedly the most important option when it comes to public transportation in Istanbul. It operates on a line covering the busiest points of the city. More than 2 million people travel daily through this line, whose total length exceeds 40 kilometers. Since it is located on the D-100 Highway, there is no metrobus line extending directly into Fatih. However, you can easily reach the metrobus from anywhere in Fatih via the stop at Edirnekapı, one of the border districts of Fatih.
Metro & Tram
Metro and tram lines are among the major transportation opportunities in Istanbul. Fatih is located at the intersection of metro and tram lines. Especially Yenikapı metro station, which is the intersection point of M2 which is defined as Marmaray line and Taksim metro and Yenikapı - Kirazlı M1B lines, is one of the most strategic transportation points in Fatih. Generally, metro tram lines used within Fatih borders can be listed as follows:
86V EYÜPSULTAN - VEZNECİLER
87 TOPKAPI / EDİRNEKAPI - TAKSİM
336E SULTANÇİFTLİĞİ - EMİNÖNÜ
32 CEVATPAŞA - EMİNÖNÜ
39Y YEŞİLPINAR - VEZNECİLER
36KE KARADENİZ MAHALLESİ - EMİNÖNÜ
39B İMAR BLOKLARI - VEZNECİLER
86V EYÜPSULTAN - VEZNECİLER
28T TOPKAPI - BEŞİKTAŞ
93 ZEYTİNBURNU - EMİNÖNÜ
33E ESENLER METRO - YENİKAPI
97A BASIN SİTESİ - EMİNÖNÜ
82 YENİBOSNA METRO - EMİNÖNÜ
89K K.S.SÜLEYMAN HASTANESİ / İNÖNÜ MAHALLESİ - AKSARAY
336Y CEBECİ - YENİKAPI MARMARAY
73 YENİBOSNA METRO- TAKSİM
31 YENİBOSNA KUYUMCUKENT – YENİKAPI
There are qualified hotel options for those who want to stay in Fatih. In the same way, the restaurant offers a wide range of Balkan and Anatolian cuisine.
Integrated with the historical ambience of the region and giving importance to customer comfort, the hotel options are as follows:
● Asmalı Hotel - Little Hagia Sophia
● The Constantine Hotel - Gulhane
● Dara Hotel - Little Hagia Sophia
● Kadırga Antik Hotel - Emin Sinan Mah.
● Santa Sophia Hotel – Cemberlitas
Cafes & Restaurants
The cafes and restaurants where you can experience the subtleties of Turkish cuisine in the region are the following options.
● Eastern & Mediterranean Cuisine
● Inspirations from the Black Sea Cuisine
● Hookah Culture
● Ottoman Culinary Culture
● Middle Eastern Cuisine