Kadikoy and the most important tourist attractions

Kadikoy and the most important tourist attractions

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Kadikoy is located in Turkey in Istanbul, the Asian side of it overlooks the Marmara Sea. Kadikoy is considered one of the most important and oldest tourist areas in Asian Istanbul, where its combined history and modernity with its famous streets in addition to its archaeological sites.

The Kadikoy port connects the European side with the Asian side across the Bosphorus Strait, and it is a major centre for maritime transport

Kadikoy is considered one of the oldest populated areas where multiple civilizations such as Persians, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Crusaders and Turks passed  with it , which gave it a historical and civilizational heritage, and despite the progress and urban development witnessed by the region, it still gives a wonderful image of Istanbul with its narrow cobbled streets.

Kadikoy is famous for many tourists, archaeological and historical places, the most important of which are:

Haydarpasa station

Haydarpasa station in Kadikoy in Istanbul, Asia, is one of the largest and most important railway stations in Turkey.

It was built during the reign of the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II, who put the main stone in it. It was built by German architects, and a memorial was built to document Turkish-German relations.

The station is decorated from the inside with colourful windows and decorated with natural scenery and wreaths of trees, and a tower standing on top of it a Baroque clock.

Haydarpasa station connecting the city of Istanbul and Baghdad, passing through Damascus and Jerusalem, 

 it was called by this name to commemorate the Ottoman leader Haider Pasha, who was known for his courage and devotion to the Ottoman Empire.

Baghdad Street

Baghdad Street in Istanbul, Asia, in KadiKoy, one of the most famous and oldest tourist streets in Asian Istanbul, where its importance compares to Istiklal Street, which is located on the European side of Istanbul.

Baghdad Street Istanbul extends on the coast of the Sea of Marmara, where you can sit and enjoy the fresh air and enjoy the beauty of nature

Baghdad Street dates back to the era of the Ottoman Empire, as it was linking Constantinople to Anatolia. Baghdad Street was called by this name to celebrate the annexation of Baghdad to the Ottoman Empire.

Baghdad Street has a long history where the street residents were of the wealthy class during the days of the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II. The remains of the old palaces, most of which have been converted to restaurants or stores, are still witness on the history of this street.

Umbrellas Street

Umbrellas Street in Kadikoy in Istanbul, is one of the most beautiful streets of Istanbul, which gives its visitor vitality and activity, just from watching the colourful umbrellas that cover it, its name came to the Umbrella Street when the merchants suspended coloured umbrellas to block the sun from its visitors and give the street a distinctive character, the umbrella street is considered One of the most beautiful tourist places in Istanbul

Water Garden Mall

Mall of the water park or Water Garden, which is the largest and most beautiful mall in Istanbul is located in the Asian section of Istanbul in the Atasehir region and is considered one of the most beautiful and largest recreational centers in the world because of the presence of a lot of entertainment and fun in it for different family members, it is famous for the presence of the largest water pool (dancing fountain) that offers Fun musical performances synchronized with water movements, colorful laser lights and fireworks. The mall includes many activities that attract tourists to spend a fun time with the family, where there are spaces for children to play in addition to the modern games loved by adults such as bowling ,other recreational games and cinemas The shopping section includes many international brands and shops in addition to there is the bazaar to buy the best vegetables and fresh fruits. You can also wander in Al Haneen Street, which is part of Istanbul’s ancient streets. Finally, you can enjoy a meal in one of the restaurants or cafes overlooking the dancer  fountain. 

Among the most famous things in Kadikoy neighborhood in addition to its archaeological features, Kadikoy balloon that raises you to see the beauty of Kadikoy and the splendor of the sea.

When you have finished visiting tourist places in the Kadikoy region, do not forget to take a tour of Kadikoy Market and move between its stores that display various types of goods, antiques and gifts,


We also advise you to eat a meal of fish in the fish market, which is famous for multiple types of fish and fresh seafood, in addition to specialized shops with cheese, dried fruits, nuts and many types of food.