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Discover Küçükçekmece's most significant tourist and recreational destinations 2021

09/09/2021 Turkish Districts & Areas 150 Discover Küçükçekmece's most significant tourist and recreational destinations 2021
1 Where is Küçükçekmece located?

It is located on the coastline of Marmara, on the European side of Istanbul, bordered by Başakşehir and separated from the Avcilar district of the Küçükçekmece Lake.

2 How does the Küçükçekmece district contribute to real estate investment in Istanbul?

Küçükçekmece is one of Istanbul's contemporary neighborhoods that has expanded in a systematic manner in terms of new residential structures and their regular distribution. Its position on the Sea of Marmara, beautiful nature, availability of different amenities, and closeness to contemporary megaprojects such as the Istanbul Canal all led to a surge in investor interest in it, making it one of the prime locations to invest in Istanbul.

3 What are the most popular tourist and leisure destinations in Küçükçekmece?

1. Yarımburgaz Cave (Yarımburgaz Mağarası)
2. Küçükçekmece Lake
3. Pine Tree Park (Halkalı Çamlık Piknik Alanı)
4. Mehmet Arsay Classic Car Museum (Mehmet Arsay Klasik Otomobil Müzesi)
5. Marmara Street (Marmara Caddesi)

With its beautiful nature and historical landmarks, Küçükçekmece is one of Istanbul's most attractive seaside regions. It is situated on Istanbul's European side, with direct views of both the Marmara Sea and Küçükçekmece Lake. Due to its fast growth and closeness to Istanbul's most major megaprojects, such as the new airport and the Istanbul Canal, Küçükçekmece is regarded as one of the most important regions for real estate investment in Istanbul.

The most prominent historical sites, tourist attractions, and recreational areas in Küçükçekmece:

A unique feature of Küçükçekmece is its position. It is bounded on the north by the famed Başakşehir area and divided from the Avcilar district by the Küçükçekmece Lake.

However, many locations in Küçükçekmece captivate tourists and visitors, the most significant of which are:

1- Yarımburgaz Cave (Yarımburgaz Mağarası):

Located in the Güvercintepe neighborhood, this cave is one of Küçükçekmece's most popular tourist destinations. It has been designated as a first-class natural archaeological site due to its antiquity, which approaches 2000 years. The cave is divided into two sections: a bottom cave with a 500-meter length and an upper cave with a 52-meter length with each section having its own entrance. The cave, which is connected to the town of Altınşehir, is 15 meters above sea level, and it was most likely utilized as a church, based on the interior architecture.

2- Küçükçekmece Lake:

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It is the most visited tourist destination in Küçükçekmece. It is situated between the districts of Küçükçekmece and Avcilar in the Marmara region. It measures around 10 kilometers in length and 6 kilometers in width. It reaches a depth of 22 meters at its deepest point. According to research conducted on the lake, it is thought that the city of Bathenoa, which was devastated as a result of the big earthquake that happened in 557 AD, exists underneath this lake. Küçükçekmece Lake is regarded as an ideal location for individuals to escape the city's hustle and bustle as well as the stress of work. Running, water skiing, and various barbeque places are available on the lake. It is particularly distinguished by its closeness to the Florya neighborhood, which is home to several tourist attractions.

3- Mehmet Arsay Classic Car Museum (Mehmet Arsay Klasik Otomobil Müzesi):

It is a museum in the Ataturk neighborhood of Küçükçekmece where Mehmet Arsay's collection of antique vehicles is on exhibit. You may visit the museum for free on Saturdays and Sundays between 10:00 and 17:00, since his son continues to administer the exhibition. The museum will pique the curiosity of classic vehicle enthusiasts.

4- Pine Tree Park (Halkalı Çamlık Piknik Alanı):

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It's in the Halkalı neighborhood of Küçükçekmece, close to Sabahattin Zaim University. It is one of the area's most popular picnic places. It was constructed over a total area of 26 thousand square meters. There are playgrounds for children, plenty of tree-lined areas, walking and jogging paths, cycling, and barbecue areas. When it was renovated, fountains and camellias were added, making wandering through it more pleasurable and attractive.

5- Marmara Street (Marmara Caddesi):

Marmara Street lies in the middle of Avcilar, around 12 kilometers from the district center of Küçükçekmece. It is one of the busiest areas. Along the boulevard, there are several stores, restaurants, and coffeehouses.

6- Avcılar Coast (Avcılar Sahili):

It is a famous tourist attraction, particularly during the summer times, and one of Europe's most popular beaches. It is around 5 kilometers from Küçükçekmece. You may spend the loveliest days by the sea, with the option of exercising on the long jogging track, which is lined with several cafes.

7- Freedom and Republic Squares (Özgürlük Meydanı ve Cumhuriyet Meydanı):

They are two of the most well-known locations in Bakırköy, which is usually bustling with shopping malls, stores, restaurants, and tea gardens, around 10 kilometers from the center of Küçükçekmece.

8- Atatürk Marine Mansion (Atatürk Deniz Köşkü):

It is around 7 kilometers from the center of Küçükçekmece in the Bakırköy neighborhood of Sefaköy. This palace, which is connected to the beach by a pier, is notable for its modest architecture and location.

9- Kadıköy Sefaköy Cultural Center (Kadıköy Sefaköy Kültür Merkezi):

It's a place where young people may participate in activities and training courses. It attracts a large number of young people in addition to theatrical activities and shows.

 

Sources: kucukcekmece.gov.t + otelleri

Editing: damasturk

 

 

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