Üsküdar District Guide

Üsküdar is located in the Anatolian side of İstanbul with more than half million population. The district is adjacent to Beykoz, Ümraniye, Ataşehir and Kadıköy districts of the city. There are countless important monuments and natural beauties in this historical district. The Maiden’s Tower is known as the symbol of the district. There are also many historical complexes, mosques, baths, fountains, palaces and mansions worth visiting in the district. There are also many important public and health institutions in the district. Üsküdar district turned into an important transportation hub of the city with the completion of the Marmaray project.

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

District name Üsküdar
City İstanbul
Population 531,825
Population Density 15,195/km2
Pop. Growth Rate 0.51%
Surface Area 58 km2
Number of Neighborhood 33

Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Üsküdar? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Üsküdar, there are 4 state hospitals, 1 university hospital and 14 private hospitals. In addition, there are many medical centers such as eye hospitals, dialysis centers, psychiatry center, oncology center, oral and dental health clinics in the district. 

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If you are looking for real estate for sale in Üsküdar or real estate for rent in Üsküdar, you are on the right page. As of the end of August 2020 in Istanbul, Üsküdar district, the prices of houses for sale have increased by 13.92% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 114 square meters. Considering the annual averages, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Istanbul province Üsküdar district as of the end of August 2020 were Aziz Mahmut Hüdayi, Kandilli, Acıbadem, Bahçelievler, Güzeltepe, respectively.

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Accommodation in Üsküdar 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 Üsküdar” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Üsküdar” questions in this guide. Üsküdar is one of the richest districts of the İstanbul in terms of historical buildings and monuments. On the other hand, there are many churches and synagogues in the district. Üsküdar is especially famous for Maiden’s Tower. Many historical places such as Beylerbeyi Palace, Küçüksu Pavilion, Fethi Paşa Grove, Florence Nightingale Museum, Mihrimah Sultan Mosque, Şemsi Paşa Mosque, Çamlıca Hill and Ahmed III Fountain are among the places to visit in Üsküdar district. Imoga Graphic Arts Museum, Emaar Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, Üsküdar Bazaar and Salacak Coastline are among the other places to see in the district. You should also wander the streets of Üsküdar districts such as Kuzguncuk, Çengelköy and Kanlıca.

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Üsküdar has many transportation alternatives such as metro, metrobus, bus and ferry. You can use M5 Üsküdar – Yamanevler metro line, cityline ferries, Marmaray and IETT buses to visit different districts of the city. Üsküdar is 35 kilometers away from Sabiha Gökçen International Airport and 50 kilometers away from İstanbul International Airport.

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