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Great for a walk

We were a bit short of time, so had to rush around. Ideally come for a whole day and bring your... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
UKMassive
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London, United Kingdom
Amazing destination

Amazing place, we spend five hours there hiking at the beautiful nature around the lake . fantastic... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Malih D
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Istanbul Province, Turkey
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3 Nov 2017
“Great for a walk”
7 Jun 2017
“Amazing destination”
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

We were a bit short of time, so had to rush around. Ideally come for a whole day and bring your picnic as there are no restaurants or snack places. Lovely place to walk around and enjoy the scenery - watch out for the many...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Amazing place, we spend five hours there hiking at the beautiful nature around the lake . fantastic sighting .

1  Thank Malih D
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The arboretum is a simple botanical garden, fairly nice and peaceful but with little information and no eating allowed. TL5 on weekdays. The best thing for tourists who can't find other hiking options is to use it to see the Belgrad Forest. Take the tree-lined...More

1  Thank mrdom
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Try to visit "the first thing " in the morning. Great place, quiet and Peaceful. Go and listen to your soul. You can spend min. 2 hours walking in a great forrest.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Ataturk arboretum (tree preservation) is within a short driving distance from the city center. Although we did not use public transport, there is a line which can take you there from subway. Parking is definetely an issue in crowded weekend days due to lack of...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

If you want to relax away from busy Istanbul, this is the place! Utilize the fact that they open early (sunrise) before it gets crowded around noon time or come on weekdays. Make sure you eat and drink before you go as food is not...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2016

A big clean territory and little visitors.Birds,swans,ducks,flowers, trees from different countries.

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Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite place in istanbul , I usually try to visit there , there is one of unknown beautiful touristic places in sariyer of Istanbul , full of special trees and flowers and walking roads I recommend there , surely visit...More

1  Thank milad9585
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Here you can enjoy the forest along with the lake and many other activities. The weather was very good in winter. The place is too clean

Thank Abdulmoez-Tahmaz
Reviewed 9 November 2015

296 hectares of botanical gardens are accessed from the road which links Kemerburgaz with Bahçekoy in the Belgrade Forest. With over 2000 species of plant and a huge lake it’s a place to chill, but only on a week day, as it is, sadly, closed...More

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