Parks in Istanbul

Almost every district of Istanbul has its own park, some even have several parks.

Many of them offer breathtaking views of the Bosphorus as they are located on one of Istanbul’s many hillsides and thus in an elevated position.

The parks, which have the size of a grove and are also referred as such in Turkish (“koru”), are the ideal place for relaxing walks amidst the hustle and bustle of the big city.

In some parks, there are small historic palaces with restaurants or cafes, which take care of your physical well-being.

Below you will find a summary of the most beautiful parks…