Beylikdüzü, The New Face of Istanbul
Turkey’s Beylıkdüzü district is characterized by a superb administrative system and it is one of the most beautiful and culturally areas in Istanbul, with its wide main streets and leafy greenery, it makes it a true paradise. Istanbul residents consider Beylıkdüzü as one of the most preferred places, because of the large and varied continuity of transportation leading to it, and because of its similarity in terms and specifications to the European standards, all of that after several luxury housing projects construction in the recent times.
Beylıkdüzü is one of the most ancient Turkish cities, it is dating back to the 7th century BC, as it was the city of many civilizations and peoples, such as the Hellenists as they were one of the first inhabitants. After the Ottomans opened it, it became a place to spend holidays and good times, as well as it did not host any camp for the Byzantine or the Ottoman army.
After the end of the Turkish war with Greece for liberation, Beylıkdüzü region became the territory of the Turks, and remained as an area of Çatalca city for a period of time and then in 2008 it became an independent city.
If you went to Beylıkdüzü we recommend you to visit these places:
- Shopping: Beylikdüzü has many shopping areas and malls, such as Carrefour, Migros and many more.
- Büyükçekmece Bridge: Designed by the architect Sinan in 1566 after Sultan Sulaiman al-Qanuni ordered it. It is stunning in every sense of the word, admired by all its visitors and even by many architects in the world.
- Büyükçekmece Kordon Boyu Coast: Known as one of the longest car-free beaches in Istanbul, it is 1 km long, a coast where you can swim, and there are many rescuers to save anyone.
- Tepecik Çamlık Park: It is the best choice for weekends, with a total area of 45 acres, and it has a football and a volleyball field.
- TÜYAP Exhibition and Conference Center: was established in 1979 and continues to host many activities such as book and car exhibitions.
- Büyükçekmece Menzil Külliyesi: Built to support the Balkan campaigns in the 16th century, by order of Sultan Suleiman al-Qanuni, in 1998 it was rehabilitated and renamed as Kültür Parkı.
- Fatih Mosque: Located in Fatih district of the Büyükçekmece district, it is believed that the mosque have been built in the 17th century.