Istanbul Bakirkoy District Guide

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Bakırköy is a district located on the European side of İstanbul. The district is surrounded by Küçükçekmece from the west, Bahçelievler from the north, Güngören from the northeast, Zeytinburnu districts from the east and the Marmara Sea from the south. The district is one of the oldest and most developed settlements in Istanbul with its crowded population. It hosts many trade centers, shopping malls, restaurants and many facilities. District economy is generally based on industry and commerce. The district is also very close to the city’s tourist attractions. Otherwise, Atatürk International Airport, which was recently closed to passenger traffic, is also in the district. On the other hand, there are many university campuses are located in Bakırköy district such as İstanbul University and İstanbul Kültür University. There are also many places to visit in Bakırköy like parks, art galleries and historical places. Check out the most comprehensive Bakırköy district guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Bakırköy” or “How to get to Bakırköy?” in this guide.

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




7.16 / km2

2,95 %

32 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Bakırköy? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Bakırköy, there are 3 state hospital and 5 private hospital. In addition, there are many medical centers, eye hospitals, dialysis centers, oral and dental health clinics in the district. Bakırköy has also Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Center. Especially, you can get high-quality health services in Bakırköy M.D Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Bakırköy or real estate for rent in Bakırköy, you are on the right page. The prices of houses for sale in Bakırköy have increased by 11.44% in the last year. The average residential area is 127 square meters. The depreciation period of the houses for sale is around 33 years. The neighborhoods that gained the most value in Bakırköy district were Ataköy 3, 4, 11. Kısım, Osmaniye, Ataköy 7, 8, 9, 10. Kısım, Yeşilköy, Zuhuratbaba respectively. On the other hand, the neighborhoods with the fastest return in Bakırköy district were Ataköy 7, 8, 9, 10. Kısım, Cevizlik, Yenimahalle, Zeytinlik, Osmaniye respectively. Since affordable and luxurious housing projects 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 Bakırköy real estate agent. You can also add your listings easily if you are selling or renting a house in different neighborhoods of Bakırköy.

Accommodation in Bakırköy is an important issue for people who visit city for different purposes like tourism or business. In Bakırköy, 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 Bakırköy hotels suitable for the needs of visitors coming to Bakırköy for business and tourism purposes. You can find a lot of accommodation alternatives in Bakırköy.

You will find the answers of the “Best places to visit in Bakırköy” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Bakırköy” questions in this guide. Choose your destination, click on the guide and start discovering Bakırköy deeply now. The district has a lot of places to visit. Bakırköy is one of the oldest districts of İstanbul. It is one of the most popular districts of the city with its historical texture, bustling bazaar at all hours of the day, shopping centers, long coastline and its central location. While walking on the narrow streets of Bakırköy, two-story historical houses will attract your attention. Özgürlük Square is the symbol of Bakırköy. There are many restaurants, cafes and shops around the square which is the most lively and lively place of the district. Bakırköy is also a paradise for shopping centers. Marmara Forum and Capacity AVM are the most popular of them. On the other hand, you should definitely spend time in Bakırköy Seaside and Yeşilköy Seaside Park. You can easily find everything you are looking for in Bakırköy Bazaar where there are dozens of stores. Bakırköy Bazaar will attract you like a magnet with its colorful atmosphere. One of the most frequently visited places in the district is the Zuhurat Baba Tombİstanbul AquariumVeliefendi RacecourseFlorya Atatürk ForestBakırköy Botanical ParkMuseum of Mental and Neurological DiseasesBakırköy Art Gallery and Atatürk Marine Mansion are other places to visit in Bakırköy district. For more, check out our guide now!

Bakırköy is located between the central points of the city. For this reason, it is also a district where transportation options are various. Ferry, metro, metrobus, bus, minibus are among the options you can choose to reach Bakırköy.

If you are going to reach Bakırköy by metro, you can use M3 Kirazlı-Bakırköy IDO Metro Line or M1A Yenikapı – Atatürk Airport Metro Line.

You can reach Bakırköy by using Bakırköy ferries departing from Kadıköy and Bostancı.

You can also go to Bakırköy by IETT buses from districts such as Yeşilköy, Taksim, Büyükçekmece, Başakşehir, Yenibosna, Eminönü, Avcılar, Esenler and Beyazıt.


Enes Sahin

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