Istanbul Arnavutkoy District Guide

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Arnavutköy is adjacent to Eyüpsultan to the east, Başakşehir and Esenyurt to the southeast, Büyükçekmece to the south and Çatalca to the west. In addition, the district has a coast to the Black Sea in the north. The district is on the European side of İstanbul. The region has improved in terms of tourism and economy with the İstanbul Airport opened at the district borders. Arnavutköy has the forested areas called the lungs of İstanbul. Arnavutköy is one of the places that İstanbul residents visit frequently on weekends with its green areas, picnic areas, recreation areas and forests. In addition, Terkos Lake and its surroundings have an important potential in terms of ecological tourism. There are also many historical places to visit in Arnavutköy like churches and mosques. Check out the most comprehensive Arnavutköy district guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Arnavutköy” or “How to get to Arnavutköy?” in this guide.

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




1,76 / km2

4,41 %

160 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Arnavutköy? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Arnavutköy, there are 1 state hospital and 1 private hospital. Especially, you can get high-quality health services in Arnavutköy State Hospital.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Arnavutköy or real estate for rent in Arnavutköy, you are on the right page. The prices of houses for sale in Arnavutköy have increased by 10.85% in the last year. The average residential area is 105 square meters. The depreciation period of the houses for sale is around 25 years. The neighborhoods that gained the most value in Arnavutköy district were Deliklikaya, Ömerli, Taşoluk, Hicret, Arnavutköy Merkez respectively. On the other hand, the neighborhoods with the fastest return in Arnavutköy district were Yassıören, Boyalık, Yavuz Selim, Adnan Menderes, Atatürk. Since affordable and luxurious sites are built in these regions, it is preferred by those who want to invest. You can make the most correct investment by examining our ads for apartment options for sale from Arnavutköy real estate agent. You can also add your listings easily if you are selling or renting a house in different neighborhoods of Arnavutköy.

Accommodation in Arnavutköy is an important issue for people who visit city for different purposes like tourism or business. In Arnavutköy, close to the city center, it is possible to find hotels in all-inclusive concept and accommodation options that serve in bed and breakfast, half board and room concepts only. You can stay in Arnavutköy hotels suitable for the needs of visitors coming to Arnavutköy for business and tourism purposes. You can find a lot of accommodation alternatives in Arnavutköy.

You will find the answers of the “Best places to visit in Arnavutköy” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Arnavutköy” questions in this guide. Choose your destination, click on the guide and start discovering Arnavutköy deeply now. The district has a lot of places to visit. Arnavutköy district is at the most enormous location of the Bosphorus. Despite the past years, Arnavutköy has preserved its historical texture. There are many historical buildings in the district. The district is one of the must-see places with its narrow streets, stone and wooden houses, Bosphorus view and historical monuments. Tevfikiye Mosque on the Arnavutköy coastal road is one of the places to visit. It has a wonderful historical appearance and carries traces of Ottoman architecture. Ayia Strati Greek Orthodox Taxiarhi Church is another must-see religious building in the district. It has an impressive appearance with its interior and exterior architecture. Painted Pavilion, or Izzetabad Pavilion, is also one of the important historical buildings in the district. The mansion is waiting for you with its unique view and magnificent architecture. On the other hand, you can go to Akıntı Burnu, the most remarkable place of Arnavutköy. Here you can go fishing or sit against the view and have a delicious tea. Arnavutköy has great views for you to take great photos. For more, check out our guide now!

Arnavutköy is located within the İstanbul metropolitan area, but it is relatively far from the traditional centers of the city. Transportation of Arnavutköy district with other residential areas is provided by IETT bus and minibus lines.

IETT bus services are organized from the district to Eminönü, Mecidiyeköy, Cebeci, Habipler Metro Station, Gaziosmanpaşa, Fatih, Eyüp and Edirnekapı. In addition, there are minibus lines to many points within the district.

On the other hand, İstanbul New Airport is located in the district. In this way, it is very easy to reach the district from all over the world by air. In addition, it is expected that light rail systems and metro lines will be built soon after the airport is brought to the district.


Enes Sahin

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