The Ortakoy region is located in Besiktas on the European side of the Bosphorus in Istanbul. It has been called “the sultans resort” since ancient times and is meant here the Ottoman sultans.
In this topic, we inform you about the most important tourist attractions in Turkey that you can visit in Ortakoy Istanbul and the things that can be done in this famous neighborhood.
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Visit to Chergan Palace
• The Chergan Palace is one of the most important features of the Ortakoy Istanbul area, the palace built by order of Sultan Abdul Aziz in the year 1863 AD.
The palace is distinguished by its unique architectural design, where the colored marble coats its external façade, while its walls and interior ceilings are made of ornate wood.
Cheragan Palace also connects with the Yildiz Palace via an ancient marble bridge.Read:The 5 best water parks in Istanbul
• The Ortakoy Mosque is considered one of the most important features of the Ortakoy area in Istanbul and it was built by order of Sultan Abdul Majid in 1853 AD
The mosque is distinguished by the beauty of its decoration and construction, which reflects the development of architecture in that era
The mosque is located on the bank of the Bosphorus Strait, as it overlooks the suspended Bosphorus Bridge. A trip to Istanbul may not be without a visit to this landmark … Read more
Touring Ortakoy markets
• Tourist attractions in the Ortakoy Istanbul area are not only limited to its historical features, but also contain commercial centers that reflect the other modern face of this ancient neighborhood.
You will find shopping enthusiasts desirable in this neighborhood, especially in the popular Ortakoy Bazaar, which includes a number of “souks” bazaars that display antiques, souvenirs, and more.
• Ertouki Square contains many cafes and restaurants that provide delicious dishes and different drinks in an atmosphere filled with fun and relaxation.Read:The best 7 Arab restaurants in Istanbul we recommend you to visit
Also distributed on the coast of Erkoui are many kiosks that sell waffles and the kumper, which is famous for the Erkoui neighborhood and is one of the most famous Turkish dishes.
And for those who do not know the comper … it consists of grilled potatoes with cheese and butter on top of which various salads are placed.
As for the waffle dessert, it is a group of fresh fruits cut with chocolate placed in a dough and beautifully decorated.
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You can also simply sit in front of the strait, as the Ortakoy coast extends to more than 1 km of popular plazas with chairs and terraces overlooking the bay directly.
Where is the district of Ortakoy?
Ortakoy is 9.2 km from Istanbul city center, and Ortakoy is from Taksim, 5.8 km away. You can view the map below to know its precise location.Read:The best 8 activities when visiting Laleli Istanbul Mosque