Istanbul is the biggest city of Turkey and world’s 6th largest with population of around 15 million people.In its history,Istanbul had been capital city of 3 empires: Byzantium,Romans and Ottoman empires.After Republic of Turkey has been established,the capital city has been shifted to Ankara.But stil,Istanbul is the trade,finance and cultural heart of the country.
In Turkey,the land of Istanbul is called as ‘gold mine’ because with its 2 international airports(the 3rd one is under construction),2 bridges connecting Asia to Europe(3rd one is under construction),Marmaray(Metro system going under the Bosphorus),historical sites,Trade Centers the value of the property in Istanbul rises year by year.
Property prices in Istanbul has never been so affordable for investment searchers as they are today.Istanbul is the biggest city in Turkey and offers great opportunities for investors. Istanbul is the financial capital of Turkey and is now reserved to become a World Finance center.
According to the 2014 report of TUIK(Turkish Statistics Department),Istanbul is the most popular city in property purchasing and Antalya comes as second.Buying property in Istanbul is a great investment because of its high rental potential too.The foreign investors who are purchasing land and apartment in Istanbul are from Germany,England,Ireland,Russia,Holland,Belgium,Sweden,
Norway,Denmark,Kuwait,Dubai,Katar and U.A.E.
If you love history,culture,modern residences with various facilities,one of the richest cuisines:Turkish kitchen,shopping and night life,Istanbul is the right city to live in.You will always find some things to do in this magical city.
The most popular ‘must see’ places of Istanbul are: Blue Mosque(Sultan Ahmet Mosque), Hagia Sophia(Ayasofya), Istanbul Maiden’s Tower(Kız Kulesi),Grand Bazaar(Kapalıcarsi), Egyptian Bazaar(Mısır Carsısı),Basilica Cistern(Yerebatan Sarnıcı),Topkapı Palace,Galata Tower,Ciragan Palace,Hippodrome,Archeological Museum,Suleymaniye Mosque,Dolmabahce Palace,Beylerbeyi Palace,Chora Church and Rumeli Fortress.
The most popular restaurants of Istanbul are: Cipriani,Ulus 29,Paper Moon,Anjelique,Park Samdan,Cahide,Nusret Steak House,Zuma,Mikla,360,Sunset,Changa,Borsa,Feriye,Maiden’s Tower Restaurant,Gaja,Gunaydın Steak House,Tavacı Recep Usta and Nupera.
The most popular bars and clubs of Istanbul are: Reina,Anjelique,Blackk,Sortie,SuAda,Al Jamal,Babylon,Jolly Joker,360,Sess,Rehab,Ulus 29,Aztek,Indigo,Limoncello and Murphy’s Dance Bar.
If you are an outgoing person,we advise you to check the locations of these lovely places before deciding where to buy property in Istanbul.
There are many important things you need to be careful with before you proceed with purchasing propery in Istanbul. Use our purchase guide to help you on the way.