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Bostancı pier

Bostancı is a neighbourhood of Kadıköy, located on the Anatolian side of Istanbul, Turkey.[1] The neighbourhood fronts the Sea of Marmara and is not far from the Princes' Islands.


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.

Bostancıbaşı bridge

Public transportation with terminus in Bostancı:[2]

Bus system
Suburban train


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.


  1. ^ "Neighbourhood of Bostancı" (in Turkish). Governorship of Kadıköy, Istanbul. 2009. Archived from the original on 2009-09-12. Retrieved 2009-08-05. 
  2. ^ "İETT Otobüs Seferleri - Ulaşım" (in Turkish). İstanbul. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 
  3. ^ "2011 Kış Tarifesi" (PDF) (in Turkish). IDO. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 

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Coordinates: 40°57′30″N 29°05′44″E / 40.95833°N 29.09556°E / 40.95833; 29.09556