Istanbul Sariyer District Guide

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Sarıyer is located in the European side of İstanbul with almost three and half thousand population. The district is adjacent to Beşiktaş, Kağıthane and Eyüpsultan districts. There are many historical and natural places to explore all around Sarıyer. There are many buildings in the district that are important in terms of architectural value. The district is one of the richest districts of İstanbul in terms of natural vegetation. The Belgrad Forest, described as the lung of Istanbul, is located within the borders of Sarıyer district. Especially in summer, you can enjoy the beaches in the district. Rumelihisarı is also located within the borders of Sarıyer district. On the other hand, many universities such as Istanbul Technical University, Marmara University and Boğaziçi University, consulates and Borsa İstanbul are located in this district.

Check out the most comprehensive Sarıyer district guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Sarıyer” or “How to get to Sarıyer?” in this guide.

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




2.346 / km2

1,38 %

348 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Sarıyer? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Sarıyer, there are 2 state hospitals and 6 private hospitals. In addition, there are many medical centers such as eye hospitals, dialysis centers, oral and dental health clinics in the district.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Sarıyer or real estate for rent in Sarıyer, you are on the right page. As of the end of August 2020 in Istanbul, Sarıyer district, the prices of houses for sale have increased by 19.90% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 165 square meters. Considering the annual averages, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Istanbul province Sarıyer district as of the end of August 2020 were Darüşşafaka, Baltalimanı, Huzur, Zekeriyaköy, Uskumruköy, respectively.

Accommodation in Sarıyer is an important issue for people who visit city for different purposes like tourism or business. You can find a lot of hotels that are suitable for every kind of budget in the borders of district.

Check out the “Best places to visit in Sarıyer” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Sarıyer” questions in this guide. Sarıyer is one of the richest districts of the İstanbul in terms of natural and historical places. Sarıyer is especially famous for its historical mansions. Besides, the district is equipped with historical churches, museums, pavilions and castles. Rumelihisarı Castle is one of the most important structures not only in Sarıyer but also in İstanbul. The castle was built by Fatih Sultan Mehmet. Emirgan GroveBelgrad Forest and Atatürk Arboretum are among the places to visit for nature lovers. Surp Santuht Armenian ChurchSadberk Hanım MuseumSakıp Sabancı MuseumPink PavilionMaslak PavilionsYeniköy SynagogueElgiz Contemporary Art Museum are among the other historical places of Sarıyer.

Sarıyer has metro, bus and ferry transportation alternatives. You can use M2 Yenikapı- Hacıosman metro line, cityline ferries and IETT buses to visit different districts of the city. Sarıyer is 60 kilometers away from Sabiha Gökçen International Airport and 40 kilometers away from İstanbul International Airport.

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Enes Sahin

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