Istanbul Buyukcekmece District Guide

Istanbul City Guide

Büyükçekmece is located in the European side of Istanbul. This district is one of the most developed and well-urbanized districts of the city. In terms of urbanism, Büyükçekmece; settlement, zoning, infrastructure, environment, urbanization equipment has solved its problems, prepared itself for the 21st century, and has become a city open to all innovations and development with the thought that modernization will be unlimited. Check out the most comprehensive Büyükçekmece district guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Büyükçekmece” or “How to get to Büyükçekmece?” in this guide.

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




1960 / km2

2,57 %

196 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Büyükçekmece? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Büyükçekmece, there are 1 state hospitals and 2 private hospitals. In addition, there are many medical centers such as eye hospitals, oral and dental health clinics in the district.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Beyoğlu or real estate for rent in Beyoğlu, you are on the right page. As of the end of June 2020, the prices of houses for sale in the district of Beyoğlu in Istanbul decreased by 14.28% in the last year. The average housing size is 98 square meters. Considering the annual averages, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in the Beyoğlu district of Istanbul for housing as of the end of June 2020 were Kılıçali Paşa, Tomtom, Kaptanpaşa, Şahkulu, Kulaksız respectively.

Accommodation in Büyükçekmece is an important issue for people who visit city for different purposes like tourism or business. You can find many different hotel alternatives in the borders of district.

Check out the “Best places to visit in Büyükçekmece” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Büyükçekmece” questions in this guide. Büyükçekmece district, one of the oldest settlements in Istanbul, was used as a passage and agricultural area for a long time during the Ottoman and even Republican periods. The district, where the settlement started to increase gradually at the end of the 1950s; it was an area with mostly summer houses with its seaside location and calm atmosphere. There are some important places to visit in this district. Sokullu Mehmet Paşa Mosque is an important symbol of Büyükçekmece which was built on 1567 by Mimar Sinan. Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Bridge is a 630 meter long bridge. It consists of 28 arches. More than 500 costumes from Turkey and many countries of the world are display on World Costume MuseumBüyükçekmece Caravanserai and Pelit Chocolate Museum are the most important places to see in Büyükçekmece.

With IETT bus lines, it’s easy to visit Büyükçekmece, so you can find bus lines from central destinations of Istanbul.

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Enes Sahin

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