Although it is a bit difficult to get to Arnavutköy, it is one of the areas with interesting restaurants, historical and colorful houses, breakfast places and Bosphorus views, but it is one of the most important and most beautiful sights the city. Everyone can find something suitable in Arnavutköy and it is very lively here day and night.
Arnavutkoy is one of the most beautiful places in the city, is located on the European side of the Bosphorus, is in the center of and Istanbul and is surrounded by districts such as Esenyurt, Başakşehir, Çatalca and Büyükçekmece.
This part of the city is connected to the district Besiktas connected, and its main feature is the unique view offered by the colorful houses that you can see in European cities like Amsterdam and Copenhagen.
The area became famous in the early 1900s. Bebek is located between Rumeli Fortress and Arnavutköy and together with Arnavutköy it is one of the most beautiful places in the city.
Arnavutkoy has many popular tourist attractions. The colorful and historical Arnavutköy houses that line the sea and are even good enough to visit the area.
Akıntıburnu is located on the Arnavutköy coast, also known as the place where you can enjoy the most beautiful coastal views. There are also a few fish restaurants in the village, in which there is a community tea garden. Akıntıburnu is mainly in spring and Summer a must for fish lovers and one of the first places to visit.
- Arnavutkoy Aya Strati Taksiarhi Rum Ortodoks Kilisesi
This historic Greek church has a very simple exterior architecture and is one of the most important buildings in the History by Arnavutkoy. The current church was built between 1896 and 1899 and its inscription states that it was built by "Mzuros Pasha".
- Egyptian consulate building
The official consular building of the Republic of Egypt, Bebek-Arnavutköy, is one of the buildings to add to your must-see list points of interest & sights can add. This is the consulate. Therefore you cannot visit the interior. The Egyptian consulate building is one of the most elegant buildings on the Bosphorus and impresses with its architectural structure.
- Beyhan Sultan Fountain (Beyhan Sultan Çeşmesi)
- Arnavutköy houses (colored houses)
Arnavutköy is full of wooden houses from the Ottoman Time, the colorful houses are worth seeing for photographers. Foreign tourists compare these historical buildings to houses in Copenhagen and Amsterdam, the most famous of which are those on the Bosphorus.
- Rumeli Fortress
Rumeli Fortress could be one of the places around Arnavutköy. Rumeli Fortress is about 30 minutes walk from the colorful houses of Arnavutköy and is famous for its castles and beautiful and decent sights. On the other hand, Hisar is today a Museum, and you can visit this museum for a small fee.
- Es Menemen ve Kahvalti Salonu
Es Menemen ve Kahvalti Salonu is one of the most popular breakfast spots in the center of Arnavutkoy. Though it's famous for its menemen variety, its breakfast plates and mixed menu also stand out Breakfast out. This spot is also famous for its skillet and one of the ideal spots for a mid-budget weekend breakfast.
- Revma Balik
Revma Balik is one of the most popular places in Arnavutkoy, a classic tavern in Arnavutkoy. This place is famous for its hot ice cream and sea bass and arugula salad on paper, which is a bit more expensive than other places in the area, but it can be a top choice for its must-try flavors.
It is in a central location surrounded by many districts such as Çatalca, Büyükçekmece and Başakşehir. Founded by Greek and Albanian immigrants, this neighborhood can be reached by IETT buses from many parts of the city.
You can also take buses from Eminonu, Hadımköy and Kemerburgaz to Arnavutköy.
- Buses with numbers 336H, 48KA, 336, 36TC, MK22, 48M, 36B, 336M, 36D, 336MC can be preferred for transportation to Arnavutkoy.
- If you want to reach the area from the Anatolian side, you can from Kadikoy or Uskudar to Besiktas and from there take a bus or taxi to Arnavutköy.
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Address : Arnavutkoy, Besiktas/Istanbul, Turkey