The borders of Sarıyer extend to the Black Sea in the north, the Bosphorus in the east, Eyüp in the west, Şişli and Beşiktaş districts in the south. It is one of the richest regions of Istanbul with its vegetation and geographical advantages. Part of the Belgrade Forests; Rumeli Kavağı, Rumeli Lighthouse and Kilyos are important picnic areas of the district.
The surface area of Sarıyer is 152,26 km². The settlement is lined along the coast. Sarıyer, which has steep slopes rising after a narrow coastline, has 23 neighborhoods and 9 villages. Different beliefs and as a prominent Sarıyer district's population lived peacefully yesterday, people from cultures far Turkey Statistical Institute (TSI) is 344 thousand 876 people according to the 2017 data.
Sarıyer is among the most important districts of Istanbul in terms of its nature, valuable history, Byzantine and Ottoman cultural heritage as well as sea tourism. Baltalimanı, Emirgan, Ferahevler, İstinye, Maslak, Reşit Pasha, Rumelikavağı, Rumelihisarı which is currently used as an open-air theater, Tarabya, Yeniköy and Kilyos contain the historical structures of the city. Istanbul's most valuable, real estate market is one of the most vibrant neighborhoods.
Sarıyer attracts attention with its mosques, churches, castles, tombs, palaces, mansions and mansions. Nearly 2/3 of the land in Sarıyer is a green area.
İstinye and Sarıyer creeks and Büyükdere are the main rivers of Sarıyer. In addition, at the foot of the hills in Sarıyer, Ginning Water, Hunkar Water, Healing Water is one of the high quality spring waters of Istanbul, especially of the district.
Turkey and the European Union limit pollution as measured far below the value of Sarıyer, the World Health Organization (WHO) has an air quality enough to open the door to health tourism according to official data.
Taksim - 30 minutes
Besiktas - 30 minutes
Kadıkoy - 38 Minutes
Sisli - 30 Minutes
Bakirkoy - 40 Minutes
Levent - 22 Minutes
Sabiha Gokcen Airport - 49 Minutes
New Airport - 33 Minutes
Marine transportation in Sarıyer is similar to that of the ferry and in Besiktas and Uskudar and is provided by marine engines. Road transport is provided by bus, minibus, taxi and metro services.
You can use the Yenikapı-Hacıosman subway to reach Sarıyer from other districts and districts of Istanbul, and you can get off the minibuses at the Hacıosman station of the metro. In addition, Mecidiyekoy, Taksim and Besiktas bus lines departing from the direction or you have the chance to reach the historic district.
Metro & Tram
You can travel to many points of Istanbul via Mecidiyekoy, Taksim, Golden Horn and Yenikapi networks by using Metro stations, which are mainly preferred due to its easy and fast transportation, by using the stations of Hacıosman, Darüssafaka, İTÜ Ayazağa M2 Line.
Marine engines in Sarıyer, which serve outside the IDO and Istanbul City Lines, provide regular services to many points of the Bosphorus. Bosphorus lines; SARIYER - RUMELI POPLAR - ANATOLIA and KADIKOY - SARIYER.
Especially in spring and summer months, the Bosphorus tours are attended by those who want to see the beautiful districts, mansions and historical points of the Bosphorus.
Nowadays, it is possible to reach all districts and neighborhoods of Sarıyer all day long with the regular flights of Istanbul electric tramway and tunnel establishments. In addition to buses, minibuses working on various lines and stops and taxis in the neighborhoods serve the local people.
Bus lines that pass through Sarıyer and are in high demand are listed as follows:
● 25G YELLOW - TAKSİM
● 25E SARIYER - KABATAS
● 25S1 HACIOSMAN METRO - YELLOW
● 40B SARIYER - BESIKTAS
● 41 SARIYER - 4 LEVENT METRO
● H-8 HACIOSMAN / SARIYER - ISTANBUL AIRPORT
● 59RS SARIYER - RUMELI DISEASE
● 41SF SARIYER - FATİH SULTAN MEHMET
Sarıyer; attracts attention with dozens of quality hotels, motels and pensions that can accommodate their guests. If you plan to make long and enjoyable trips with the beautiful view of the Bosphorus, a small break in Sarıyer is definitely good for you.
Sarıyer, where you can witness the tremendous meeting of the forest and the sea, is one of the most popular sightseeing spots in Istanbul. You can enjoy Sarıyer as you wish by staying in the city's best 5-star facilities in the district. You can book more modest small hotels that you may prefer at reasonable prices.
Sarıyer Cafes & Restaurants
Surrounded by places where you can taste all the delicacies of Turkish and Middle Eastern cuisine, you should try Sarıyer pastries first. The pearl of the Bosphorus is also very ambitious in the district, fried mussels and fish varieties. It makes no difference whether it is stylish or shabby. You can take the first step by trying the fish and appetizers in a restaurant against the Bosphorus.