Gayrettepe is a great place to stay while you are exploring Istanbul as some of the city’s star attractions are within easy reach. Two attractions that should be on every visitor’s list is the fabulous Kanyon Mall and the ever-popular Trump Towers Istanbul. Two other worthy points of interest that are within a short distance of Gayrettepe are Akmerkez and the Istanbul Cevahir Shopping and Entertainment Centre.
Of course, people come from all over the world to experience Hagia Sophia, one of the most popular sites in the country. It is only less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the heart of town.
Spend time in the center of Istanbul. You won’t want to miss Hippodrome, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a great vacation choice. Arts lovers can enjoy a night of great entertainment at venues such as the Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall and the Istanbul Jazz Center.
If the weather is good head outside and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. Bring a picnic, mingle with locals, or just enjoy the fresh air at Yildiz Park.
Istanbul has some unique attractions such as Ortakoy Square. Those with a passion for faith and religion will love Ortakoy Mosque and the Sinan Pasha Mosque. Relive Istanbul’s colorful past by visiting Yildiz Palace and Ihlamur Palace.
Find the perfect accessory, stock up on food or just people-watch at popular shopping destinations like the Sapphire of Istanbul and Sapphire Mall.
When you’re ready to wind down after a long day exploring the charming streets of Gayrettepe, check in to one of the many local accommodation options. The Moevenpick Hotel Istanbul, the Atik Palace Hotel - Boutique Class and the Conrad Istanbul are just three of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.