People may look for places where they can find peace while traveling. Although Istanbul is as full of chaos as a metropolis, it has very peaceful districts. Kuzguncuk is one of the places that everyone should visit in İstanbul. With its deep blue beach and colorful streets, it makes you feel like you are in a movie scene. You will follow in the footsteps of sincerity in this neighborhood where neighborly relations are as strong as before.
Every street carries the energy of the people living in it. If you want to have a photo taken in front of the houses with bay windows in Kuzguncuk, you should stop by Uryanizade Street. Paşalimanı Caddesi and Kuzguncuk Çarşı Caddesi, on the other hand, greet you with their more active side and bring the smell of the beach to your feet. You can be sure that you will add a new one to your photo album with colorful houses and wooden structures on every street.
Restored historical houses from the Ottoman Period are among the other elements everyone craves to see. So, Kuzguncuk Evleri is the favorite of those bored of plazas and want to see detached houses with gardens. The colorful bougainvillea hanging from the balconies are also very attractive.
Kuzguncuk, with its mansions and historical buildings, is like a forest hidden in the hair of Istanbul. In 1885, Ottoman statesman Cemil Molla agreed with Italian architect Signor Alberti to realize his dream. And the architect is building the beautiful Cemil Molla Mansion, which still hangs in a forest today. Doctor Marko, the first pasha in the Ottoman Period, had a magnificent mansion built for himself. His whole family lived in this mansion until his death, and then it was donated to the state. Currently, the mansion is used as Kuzguncuk Primary School.
Moreover, Kuzguncuk is seen as the meeting point of religion. With its mosque, synagogue, and churches, it is a must-see place for every person.
Kuzguncuk Garden is an area in the center of the city where the residents of the neighborhood can cultivate and harvest with the permission of the headman. This area, which offers a different atmosphere to everyone, also conquers the hearts of those who travel.