Top Tourist Spots on the Asian Side of Istanbul

Istanbul is one of the most famous destinations of tourism in Turkey. The Asian side of Istanbul is peaceful and quiet, featuring natural green spaces and many tourist and leisure places, and it has become one of the destinations for tourists worldwide.

Top Tourist Places on the Asian Side of Istanbul

Top Tourist Places on the Asian Side of Istanbul

The Maiden's Tower

The Maiden's Tower, known in Turkish as "Kiz Kulesi", is one of the most beautiful sights in Istanbul. Located on an artificial island, about 200 metres off the coast of the Uskudar region, the tower is located in the Bosphorus, making it a harmonious and beautiful painting.

The Maiden's Tower in Istanbul has a long history dating back to the Greek era, and many interesting stories and legends are told about it. Approximately 23 metres high, it consists of 6 floors separated by narrow circular staircases. You can get to the tower by sea boats.

The Maiden's Tower

The Brides' Hill - Camlica Hills

The Brides' Hill is located on the Asian side of Istanbul on the Bosphorus coast in Uskudar. It got its name due to the large number of brides who visit it to take photo ops.

The Brides' Hill is made up of two hills: Big Camlica and Small Camlica. Big Camlica is 267 m above sea level, with stunning views of the Bosphorus Bridge, the Black Sea, the Princes Islands, the Eminonu Peninsula, and Uludag Mount. Small Camilca is 229 m above sea level, full of gardens, forests, and walking tracks.

The hill has some parks, green forests with trees and roses, giving the hill a magnificent landscape. At certain times of the year, some festivals are held, and restaurants, hotels and cafés serve fast food, Turkish food, western food, as well as all kinds of drinks.

The Brides' Hill

Bostanci Lunapark

Located on the Asian side of Istanbul in Kadikoy, Bostanci Luna Park attracts locals and foreigners. It is suitable for all age groups, making it an attraction for families that everyone enjoys an exciting day trying all the activities to break the boredom and have an unusual entertainment atmosphere.

Bostanci Luna Park, along with electric games, also features extensive horse farms, where visitors can ride and watch some of the performances by horse trainers.

Bostanci Lunapark

Baghdad Street in Kadikoy

Baghdad Street is located in Kadikoy, one of Istanbul's most important landmarks on the Asian side of Istanbul. It is one of the oldest and most famous streets, with historical character, where you can see markets, shops and prayer places dating back to the Ottoman era.

Beylerbeyi Palace in Istanbul

Beylerbeyi Palace is one of Istanbul's finest landmarks on the Asian side of Istanbul, built on approximately 2,500 square meters in the Ottoman Period. It consists of two main floors, with 26 rooms, six lounges, as well as kitchens. The palace is divided into two parts: the first is called: Selamlik (men's section), and the second is called: Haremlik (women's section). The palace also has a garden full of trees, statues and many pools of water. The sea on the side of the palace is an exquisite painting with a stunning view.

Beylerbeyi Palace in Istanbul

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