Places to Visit in Erenköy

Oct. 24, 2023
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Erenköy is a touristic district on the Anatolian Side of Istanbul, located in the Marmara Region of our country. As it is known, Istanbul is home to many historical beauties and natural beauty areas. Its districts and districts have also had their share of this cultural heritage. There are many places to visit and see in Erenköy, which are especially important in terms of religious tourism. There are places you can visit to your heart's content in this district, which is among the frequent destinations of history lovers. Also this district; It is also close to points such as Caddebostan, Suadiye, Fenerbahçe and Koşuyolu.

In order to come to Erenköy, you must first come to our city of Istanbul. There are both intercity bus and flight services to Istanbul from many parts of Turkey. You can also easily arrive with your private vehicle. If you do not have a private vehicle or do not prefer it, you can choose the buses coming to Istanbul from your city. To do this, you only need to buy a bus ticket. Apart from bus travel, there may also be guests who want to come by plane.

There are airports in many parts of our country for transportation by plane. Additionally, there are three different airports in total in Istanbul. You can buy a flight ticket to arrive at the airport of your choice from your current location and reach the city in a shorter time. After arriving in the city, many options such as public transportation, taxi, Marmaray, metro, minibus, minibus and ferry are waiting for you. By choosing the most suitable one among these options, you can arrive in Erenköy district.

It would be beneficial to determine your travel route before coming to Erenköy. Because this way, you won't have to struggle with questions such as where to go, where to visit. In this article, we have listed the most popular places to visit in Erenköy. Our list includes Sokullu Mehmet Pasha Mansion, Erenköy High Society Market, Zihni Pasha Mosque, Seyit Pasha Fountain and Erenköy Public Beach. You can have a wonderful travel experience by visiting these important places in terms of tourism.

Sokullu Mehmet Pasha Mansion

One of the first places that visitors and tourists coming to Erenköy should visit is Sokullu Mehmet Pasha Mansion. This historical building, built by Kabasakal Mehmet Pasha, which has the same name as the mansion, is one of the cultural heritage of the district.

The mansion consists of three buildings in total. A balcony welcomes you at the main entrance of this mansion, which is partly a harem house and partly a greeting house. We definitely recommend you to visit the part of this mansion, which smells of history everywhere, especially the section known as Selamlık. Because you may be amazed when you see the plane tree in the garden of this section. There are sentences engraved in Arabic at each corner of this structure.


Erenköy High Society Market

We think that it is not possible to come to Erenköy and not leave without seeing the high society market. It is possible to find everything you are looking for in this market, which is held every Thursday on Ethem Efendi Street in the district.

This market, known as the High Society Market, is among the most popular markets in Istanbul. There are various stalls selling many products in the market. Additionally, many people from many parts of Istanbul come to this market. While wandering around this market, which is built on a very large area, you can buy products for both yourself and your loved ones and have a pleasant time.

Zihni Pasha Mosque

Another point that you should definitely add to your list of places to visit in Erenköy is Zihni Pasha Mosque. This mosque, which is seen as a blessing for those who love to visit historical places, is also known as Erenköy Station Mosque.

Located between Telli Kavak Street and Hatboyu Street in the district, this mosque is of great importance in terms of religious tourism as it is a religious place. It is a historical building built by Mustafa Zihni Pasha, the Minister of Commerce and Agriculture of Abdulhamid II, the thirty-fourth Ottoman ruler during the Ottoman period.

Cut stone was used in the construction of the mosque, and the mihrab section consists entirely of marble. It has one balcony and one minaret. Before finishing your visit to the mosque, you can also visit the graves of Mustafa Zihni Pasha's family in the courtyard section.

Seyit Pasha Fountain

Seyit Pasha Fountain, located on Şemsettin Günaltay Street, is one of the important historical points you should visit during your trip to Erenköy.

The upper part of this fountain, built by Seyit Pasha, was made entirely of cut stone. We definitely recommend you to see this very old historical fountain. You can take a photo of the fountain and closely examine the inscription on it.

Erenköy Public Beach

Among the places to visit in Erenköy, do not forget to include Erenköy Public Beach, where you can enjoy the trio of sea, sand and sun.

Located along the Caddebostan coast, this beach is, as its name suggests, It is a public beach. The sandy part of this beach, which has a length of approximately 290 meters, is completely covered with fine sand. At this beach, which is also very suitable for families with children, you can rent sun loungers and umbrellas, as well as benefit from facilities such as changing cabins and toilets. There are also places where you can meet your eating and drinking needs. If you time your Erenköy trip during the summer months, you can enjoy both the magnificent sea and plenty of sun.

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