Istanbul; is a prosperous city that hosts countless places with its historical buildings, natural beauties, parks, and gardens. In Istanbul, where contrasting elements are intertwined, there is the opportunity to experience the forest air and city life. Are you ready to take a short break to visit the city step by step and feed your soul among the shades of green? Here, we have listed the groves of Istanbul, each more beautiful than the other, where you can get fresh air. We are sure that you will feel the magnificent atmosphere of the groves even while reading!
1. Emirgan Grove
Emirgan Grove in Sarıyer offers a visual feast with its colorful tulips. In addition to this visual feast, there are also areas where you can picnic with your family. It would be best if you visited the mansions from the Ottoman period in the grove. Moreover, these mansions also provide restaurant service. It is another experience to taste the delicious food of the villa under the historical atmosphere. After this magnificent meal, you can end your visit by stopping by the ponds and waterfalls in the grove.
2. Small Camlica Grove
Watching Istanbul from the top, Küçük Çamlıca Grove has a comprehensive view starting from Kartal and encompassing the districts of Kadıköy, Eminönü, Üsküdar, and Beşiktaş. There are hiking trails, children's playgrounds, and picnic areas in the grove. Do not forget to visit the Küçük Çamlıca Mansions located in the woodland where you can spend time as you wish.
3. Beykoz Grove
Spreading over a wide area surrounded by magnificent trees, Beykoz Grove is ideal for getting fresh air. At the same time, it offers an excellent opportunity for those who want to escape from the city's noise and relax. You should see Beykoz Grove, which takes on a different beauty in summer and winter, especially in autumn. Walking among the crackling of dried leaves is like therapy. Moreover, you may encounter squirrels! Your children should see these cute creatures and taste the love of animals.
4. Validebağ Grove
Another place where you can get enough green is Validebağ Grove. Validebağ Grove is among the protected areas because it has the title of natural protected area; It is an area with a lot of diversity, which hosts different kinds of living things, plants, and trees. The grove is also on the migration routes of birds. Thus, in addition to the oxygen that fills your lungs with its clean air, the chirping of birds feeds your soul. On the other hand, you are traveling to the past thanks to the Adile Sultan Pavilion in the grove. Do not forget to visit this pavilion where part of the Hababam Class series, which left its mark on Turkish cinema, was filmed.
5. Fethi Pasha Grove
When it comes to Fethi Pasha Grove, a fascinating Bosphorus view comes to mind. You can watch this view to your heart's content by climbing the observation bridge in the grove. Place; Picnic areas, playgrounds, and sports fields allow you to spend your time freely. Walking in this environment, which meets the city's oxygen needs, is a must. After your walk, you can also visit the mansion that hosted the famous writer Cemil Meriç for a while.
6. Mihrabat Grove
Located in the Kanlıca district of Beykoz, the grove is flooded with visitors due to its spectacular Bosphorus view. The pine trees you will see while walking in the woodland will turn your head with their beauty, and your lungs will be happy thanks to the fresh air. The place, which includes children's parks and along the walking track, appeals to all ages. You can also take a short break from your walk and sip your tea in the cafe.
7. Yildiz Park/Wood
Located in the center of the city, the natural wonder Yıldız Park is a symbol of peace. Moreover, the squirrels running around add joy to the environment. As you continue your tour, you can come across waterfalls and ponds and immerse yourself in the sound of the water. In addition to its natural beauties, Yıldız Park opens the doors of history to its visitors with Malta and Tent Mansion. You can end your trip with a hearty breakfast by stopping by these mansions, which also have restaurants.
8. Cemile Sultan Grove
If you want to catch the perfect harmony of green and blue, we recommend that you add Cemile Sultan Grove to your travel list. You can enjoy the view by climbing to the highest part of the grove. In this place, which has clean and fresh air, there are also many areas where you can do sports. If you don't want to do sports, you can also choose a meal against the Bosphorus view.
9. Otağtepe Fatih Grove
One of the places where you can see the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge most clearly and closely is Otağtepe Fatih Grove. The landscape will leave a stunning effect on your mind. You can enjoy this rich view on the viewing terrace and walking areas.
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You can make your trip more comfortable by choosing the Elite World Istanbul Hotel, which is the address of the accommodation, and you can benefit from many services offered by the hotel such as sauna, Turkish bath, and restaurant. Furthermore, by staying at Elite World Istanbul Hotel, which is close to all vital transportation routes and public transportation channels, you can comfortably reach anywhere you want and enjoy all the beauties of Istanbul.