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Göktürk excursion area

Göktürk excursion area

Gazi Street Excursion Area

This is one of the beautiful areas the greatlly go unnoticed in Istanbul . The excursion area is also known as Alibeyköy Dam and it covers an area of seven hundred and eighty-five acres. Even though there is nowhere to sit down here, the area is beautiful for walking and picniking. The view of the skyscprapers in Levent and Maslak at sunset  add to the variety of colors. The reservoir was opened in 1972. Fishing and swimming are not permited in the reservoir.

Getting here: It is extremely easy to find as it is close to the center of teh city. It can be reached from Gaziosmanpaşa from the center of Gazi Street as well as from Kağıthane- Alibeyköy.

Istanbul Nature Preservation and National Parks.

Phone: (212) 262 7710/2484

amazing view from göktürk

amazing view from göktürk

Göktürk Pond Excursion Area

Göktürk pond was formed to hold the water that comes from thhe large forests surrounding the excursion areas and the city of Istanbul. Göktürk Pond, formed on area of five hundred and sixty acres, is a very beautiful spot. The reservoir is under the control of ISKİ, thus being protected. This beautiful area is ideal for resting and walking in.

Getting here: This area is very close to Göktürk center, which can be reached via the Hasdal – Kemerburgaz route. It is righ at the begining of the Ihsaniye road.

Nature Preservation and National Parks Engineering.

Phone: (212) 262 7710/2484

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