Istanbul is one of the famous cities all over the world. “Is there a village in Istanbul?” The question is one of our questions by our visit. In fact, to answer this question honestly, it is very difficult to find a village in a big metropolis like Istanbul. Yet, we can say that there are different villages in the vicinity of Istanbul. In this article we will introduce you to the villagers of Istanbul and its neighbor.
If you think that it is a big metropolis, you do not give it a chance to be a village in Istanbul, do you? Istanbul is known all over the world with its historical monuments, entertainment and cultural centers. This big city is called the center of civilization. For this reason, European cultural capital was selected in 2010. For this reason, we are wondering if there is a village in Istanbul Turkey. Although the city is one of the largest metropolises in the world, with over 17 million inhabitants, there are small villages in the vicinity of this city. These villagers, unlike the city structure, draw attention with their natural beauties and local people. If you want to get away from the noisy city during your holiday in Istanbul, you can visit these villagers. If you are wondering about the waterfalls near Istanbul, you can read our famous article “Waterfalls of Istanbul“.
Villages in Istanbul and its vicinity
The “Gökmasli” village, founded about 600 years ago, is located in the Şile district of Istanbul. It is one of the most remarkable points of the village. Besides, the modern structure of the city has a natural, quiet, peaceful and unspoiled nature. You can walk in the village and enjoy the local tastes of local people.
Garipce village is located in the Sarıyer district of Istanbul. It is located about 10 km to Sarıyer. It is one of the Istanbul villages which has a magnificent view. Inside this village you will find fish restaurants, which is why you can find great fish restaurants.
İnceğiz Village is located in “Çatalca” neighborhood of Istanbul. It is known as one of the oldest villages in Istanbul and one of the oldest settlements. There are places in your village where you can have peaceful time with your love, your partner and your family. There is also a historical cave in this village. By visiting this cave you can take great pictures especially at sunset.
Akbaba Village is located in the “Beykoz” neighborhood of Istanbul, a luxury and rich neighborhood. Beykoz is located in “Kuzguncuk” region. The village of Akbaba has a unique natural beauty. He’s been protected by people without spoiling. The name of this village was put on the grounds of a war hero during the conquest of Istanbul.
Reşadiye Village is located in “Çekmeköy” district of Istanbul Turkey. This village has a prominent place in terms of close political history. The resadiye village was founded by immigrants from Batum about a hundred years ago. One of the Ottoman sultans, Reşad, gave the name “Reşadiye”. At the same time one of the oldest schools in the country is located in this village.