Istanbul Zeytinburnu District Guide

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Zeytinburnu is located in the European side of İstanbul with almost three hundred thousand population. The district is adjacent to Eyüp, Fatih, Güngören, Bayrampaşa, Esenler and Bakırköy districts. There are many historical values to discover in Zeytinburnu district. The city walls that have survived from the Eastern Roman period are the most interesting structures in the district. The district is one of the most immigrant districts of the city. It is known that more than half of the people living in Zeytinburnu district were born abroad. The number of citizens born in Bulgaria and Yugoslavia is quite high. With this feature, the district has become a melting pot of different cultures. Economic activities based on industry and trade are at the forefront in the district.

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

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Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Zeytinburnu? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Zeytinburnu, there are 1 university hospital and 5 private hospitals. In addition, there are many medical centers such as urology clinics, dialysis centers, oral and dental health clinics in the district. 

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Zeytinburnu or real estate for rent in Zeytinburnu, you are on the right page. As of the end of August 2020 in Istanbul, Zeytinburnu district, the prices of houses for sale have increased by 5.54% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 100 square meters. Considering the annual averages, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Istanbul province Zeytinburnu district as of the end of August 2020 were Kazlıçeşme, Maltepe, Veliefendi, Yenidoğan, Gökalp, respectively.

Accommodation in Zeytinburnu 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 Zeytinburnu” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Zeytinburnu” questions in this guide. Zeytinburnu is one of the richest districts of the İstanbul in terms of historical place diversity. Zeytinburnu is especially famous for its İstanbul City Walls which is dates from the Eastern Roman period. Kazlıçeşme Fatih Mosque, Merkez Efendi Mosque, Yenikapı Mevlevihanesi, Panorama 1453 History Museum, Balıklı Greek Church and Seyyid Nizam Tekkesi are among the historical places to visit in the district. On the other hand, you can relax at Topkapı Culture Park and enjoy shopping at Olivium Outlet Center. Zeytinburnu Medicinal Plants Garden awaits visitors who are keen on hundreds of plant diversity.

Zeytinburnu has metro, tramway and bus transportation alternatives. You can use M1A Yenikapı- Atatürk Havalimanı metro line, Marmaray, Metrobus and IETT buses to visit different districts of the city. Zeytinburnu is 50 kilometers away from Sabiha Gökçen International Airport and 45 kilometers away from İstanbul International Airport.

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