From the Bostancı shore, five islands; Kınalıada, Burgazada, Heybeliada, Büyükada, and Sivriada can be seen. Bostancı is also a very crowded intersection place for the Asian side of Istanbul with the city buses, sea buses, ships, trains and dolmuş. Bostancı is mostly considered as the beginning point of Bağdat Avenue reaching up to Kadıköy. All the intercity trains going to Anatolia make a stop at the Bostancı railway station, which is situated opposite of the Bostancı pier.
Public transportation with terminus in Bostancı:
- 2 Balaban
- 4 Ring
- 10B Kadıköy
- 10S Kadıköy
- 17S Yenimahalle
- 128 Mecidiyeköy-Mezarlık
- 134BK Yahya Tahir Sokak
- İDO Kadıköy
- İDO Kabataş
- İDO Kadıköy-Yenikapı-Bakırköy
- İDO Maltepe
- İDO Büyükada-Heybeliada-Burgazada-Kınalıada-Kabataş
- B2 (Haydarpaşa-Gebze) (in 2012 only until Pendik due to construction works between Pendik and Gebze)
Bostanci is very popular with being a center for late night fast food. Numerous places are open all night until the morning serving people returning home from bars and clubs in Bağdat Avenue.
- "Neighbourhood of Bostancı" (in Turkish). Governorship of Kadıköy, Istanbul. 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-05.[dead link]
- "İETT Otobüs Seferleri - Ulaşım" (in Turkish). İstanbul. Retrieved 23012-02-05. Check date values in:
- "2011 Kış Tarifesi" (PDF) (in Turkish). IDO. Retrieved 2012-02-05.
- Miscellaneous images of Bostancı (Turkish)
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