Kartal is a popular place to visit while you are in Istanbul as many of the city’s star attractions are within easy reach. Pendik Marina and Pendik Port are two of the interesting place to visit here. Two other recommended attractions you’ll find nearby Kartal are Dock Square and Aydos Hill.
Visitors travel from near and far to see Hagia Sophia, one of the most iconic landmarks in the country. It is only less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the city center.
Spend some time in the center of Istanbul. You can’t miss Hippodrome, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace.
Get active in the great outdoors at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Explore the coastline nearby such as Yorukali Beach in Adalar.
There are lots of sites and attractions to enjoy in and around Kartal. Make sure you schedule enough time to see as many as possible during your visit. See some holy places such as the Ayia Yorgi Church and Monastery in Adalar. Breathe in the atmosphere and get a deeper understanding of the role of religion in the area.
If you enjoy souvenir and fashion shopping, explore the various stores that are part of the Pendorya Shopping Mall.
To make sure you get the most out of Kartal, think about staying close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Divan Istanbul Asia, the Elite Hotel Kucukyali, or the Elite Hotel Dragos.