Istanbul is a city that will not end even if it is visited for months, no matter how much it is seen, it is a city that cannot be satisfied. Thanks to this feature, it is pleased to host millions of domestic and foreign tourists during the year. The city has many beauties on the Asian continent, which fascinates the visitors with its various cultural features with historical heritage and magnificent views. Here are the sights on the Asian side of Istanbul…
Çamlıca Hill, which is one of the natural beauties of Istanbul, is known as one of the places where you can watch the fascinating view of the city from the top. Here you can order food and drinks in the social facilities and enjoy the view of the most beautiful shades of blue among the greenery.
The Maiden's Tower, which has become one of the most beautiful symbols of Istanbul, is about BC. It continues to fascinate people who have visited it since the 500s. It is said that it used to be a part of the shore, leaving its place in time and becoming an islet. Nowadays, Maiden's Tower serves as a restaurant with magnificent views. The Maiden's Tower, which is highly preferred for marriage proposals and special dinners, is one of the most special places in Istanbul.
In the social facilities in Fethipaşa Grove in Üsküdar, which is known as Âşıklar(Lovers) district, food and beverage enjoyment can be experienced together among the greenery. The grove, which is considered one of the most beautiful places to be seen on the Asian side of Istanbul, satisfies the people of the city to the green.
Beyler Beyi Palace
It's built by the order of Sultan Abdulaziz in the 19th century, Beylerbeyi Palace was designed by the famous architect Sarkis Balyan. In addition to being used as a resting place for sultans, it is known as a guest house for foreign statesmen. The palace is open from 09:00 to 17:00 every day except Monday and Thursdays.
Mihrimah Sultan Mosque Complex
The historical Mihrimah Sultan Mosque Complex, one of the places to be seen on the Asian side of Istanbul, is known as one of the Ottoman monuments. It is known that the mosque was built by Mimar Sinan on behalf of Mihrimah Sultan, the daughter of Suleyman the Magnificent.
Surp Garabet Armenian Church
It is known that the church, which was thought to have been completed in more than 16th century, was restored in 2006 and opened for worship. The church, which is frequently visited by local and foreign tourists, is one of the places need to be seen on the Asian side of Istanbul.
Kuzguncuk, which is located next to the Bosphorus Strait, is one of the most beautiful neighborhoods of the Asian continent. The view of the Bosphorus is different in Kuzguncuk, which has a very nostalgic atmosphere thanks to the old houses along the coastal road.
Moda ve Caddebostan Coasts
Moda and Caddebostan beaches, one of the most beautiful coasts in Asia, are where people who are tired of working life and city turmoil come together with their friends, family and lovers when they need the calmness of the sea and the freshness of the green. On the lawn, you can spend a pleasant time with the songs sung by the people around.
This 17th century mosque, where the best examples of Ottoman tile can be found, is one of the places that should be added to the sightseeing routes. It is known that the Çinili Mosque, which is among the places to be seen on the Asian side of Istanbul, was built on behalf of Mahpeyker Kösem Sultan.
On the Asian side of Istanbul, Kalamış Park is one of the top places to see. In the park, where it is possible to rest under tree shades in an atmosphere with iodine scent, the taste of nature is brought to the fullest.
Süreyya Opera House
Sureyya opera, which has become a place of attraction for art enthusiasts, is known to have been built by Sureyya Ilmen in 1924. Sureyya Opera House, which has become a cultural center in Kadikoy, satisfies those who go to art.
When nightlife is mentioned on the Asian side of Istanbul, Pubs Street is the first place that comes to mind. Lined up in order, the places that guarantee a pleasant time by satisfying the music, Istanbul residents are satisfied from the night entertainment.
Mehmet Naci Aköz Kite Museum
In the Kite Museum there are colorful kites that adorn children's dreams and memories of adults. It is highly recommended to go to this place full of happiness.
Haydarpasa Train Station
Today, Haydarpaşa Railway Station, which welcomes people descending from the ferries in Kadıköy, is remembered as a place of separation and reunion in old times. It’s built by Italian workers and German architects, the station is on the top of the list of places to see on the Asian side of Istanbul.
Istanbul Toy Museum
Istanbul Toy Museum, which adorns children's dreams, is considered one of the most entertaining places to spend time. The museum, which includes nostalgic toys that adults can remember, contains many toys to develop the imagination of the little ones. Especially families enjoy seeing them. The doors of the Istanbul Toy Museum are open to adults.