Places to spend time in nature in Istanbul
We can get bored of the city while walking around. There may be natural places we want to escape to very close to us. I made a list of these places for you.
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Belgrade Forest

Belgrad Forest, known as the lung of Istanbul, is one of the green castles of the city. There are favorite escape point of Istanbulites. Belgrad Forest was the most important source of drinking water to Istanbul during the Byzantine and Ottoman periods. You can see the aqueducts in the forest. Forest has a 6.2 kilometer running track that you can walk or run. It is also a favorite spot for picnics and weekends.

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Atatürk Arboretum

Atatürk Arboretum is actually a museum where various trees and plants are exhibited. It is located on the road to Belgrad Forest. Please be careful because there are restrictions and rules to protect the trees and plants there.

Note: It is closed on Monday.

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Kemerburgaz Kent Ormanı

There is a running track that is almost twice as long as the running track in Belgrad Forest. Kemerburgaz City Forest covers a huge area and it is possible to do many activities within it. It has numerous facilities such as a scout camp, kite workshop, pony barn, observation tower, sports fields, children's playgrounds and so on. In addition, the Mağlova Aqueduct, one of the masterpieces of Mimar Sinan, is also located here.

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Atatürk Kent Ormanı

It is one of the most preferred place because it is a park that can be reached by metro. There are 2 natural ponds and dozens of trees and ivy in Atatürk City Forest. There are also walking and jogging trails.

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Nezahat Gökyiğit Botanic Garden

NGBB is located in the Asian part of Istanbul. The garden is surrounded on all sides by roads and skyscrapers. It is a garden created by Ali Nihat Gökyiğit in memory of his wife Nezahat Gökyiğit, where plants from all over our country and the world are exhibited live. Since there are sakura trees in the garden, it is flooded by visitors in April and May every year.

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Baltalimanı Japanese Garden

With the agreement made in 1972, the city of Shimonoseki in Japan and Istanbul were made sister cities. Also, 2003 was declared the "Turkish Year" in Japan. In honor of the Turkish year, this Japanese Garden located in Baltalimanı was established by the city of Shimonoseki. Garden was created with bridges, waterfalls and a pond by using Sakura trees, which are considered the symbol and natural beauty of Japan.

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Places to spend time in nature in Istanbul
We can get bored of the city while walking around. There may be natural places we want to escape to very close to us. I made a list of these places for you.
6 Places • 13 Saves • ago
Free

Belgrade Forest

Belgrad Forest, known as the lung of Istanbul, is one of the green castles of the city. There are favorite escape point of Istanbulites. Belgrad Forest was the most important source of drinking water to Istanbul during the Byzantine and Ottoman periods. You can see the aqueducts in the forest. Forest has a 6.2 kilometer running track that you can walk or run. It is also a favorite spot for picnics and weekends.

Belgrade Forest
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Atatürk Arboretum

Atatürk Arboretum is actually a museum where various trees and plants are exhibited. It is located on the road to Belgrad Forest. Please be careful because there are restrictions and rules to protect the trees and plants there.

Note: It is closed on Monday.

Ataturk Arboretum
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Kemerburgaz Kent Ormanı

There is a running track that is almost twice as long as the running track in Belgrad Forest. Kemerburgaz City Forest covers a huge area and it is possible to do many activities within it. It has numerous facilities such as a scout camp, kite workshop, pony barn, observation tower, sports fields, children's playgrounds and so on. In addition, the Mağlova Aqueduct, one of the masterpieces of Mimar Sinan, is also located here.

Kemerburgaz Kent Ormanı
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Atatürk Kent Ormanı

It is one of the most preferred place because it is a park that can be reached by metro. There are 2 natural ponds and dozens of trees and ivy in Atatürk City Forest. There are also walking and jogging trails.

Atatürk Kent Ormanı
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Nezahat Gökyiğit Botanic Garden

NGBB is located in the Asian part of Istanbul. The garden is surrounded on all sides by roads and skyscrapers. It is a garden created by Ali Nihat Gökyiğit in memory of his wife Nezahat Gökyiğit, where plants from all over our country and the world are exhibited live. Since there are sakura trees in the garden, it is flooded by visitors in April and May every year.

Nezahat Gökyiğit Botanik Bahçesi
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Baltalimanı Japanese Garden

With the agreement made in 1972, the city of Shimonoseki in Japan and Istanbul were made sister cities. Also, 2003 was declared the "Turkish Year" in Japan. In honor of the Turkish year, this Japanese Garden located in Baltalimanı was established by the city of Shimonoseki. Garden was created with bridges, waterfalls and a pond by using Sakura trees, which are considered the symbol and natural beauty of Japan.

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