Things To Do in Kadıköy

If you finish the historical places in the old city, we strongly recommend you to visit Kadıköy in the Asian side.

  • Board a ferry from Eminönü or Karaköy
  • Enjoy the Bosphorus while throwing pieces of simit to the seagulls.
  • Relax immensely watching the sunset over Topkapı Palace and the Blue Mosque while sitting in contemplation on the banks between Üskudar and Harem.
  • Wander through the Historical Kadıköy Market.

  • Try the ice cream from Ali Usta in Moda.
  • Sit in front of Haydarpasha Station and take a few pictures of Kadikoy, the balloon, and the wavebreakers and seagulls.
  • Explore the Kadıköy Flea Market on Tuesdays
  • Enjoy the famous taste of ‘Coup Grillet’, at the Kadıköy Baylan Patisserie.
  • Eat the Turkish delight from Ali Muhiddin Hadji Bekir next door.
  • Try the lahmacun (Turkish Pizza) at Borsam Taşfırın.
  • Sample wonderful traditional Anatolian dishes at Çiya Restaurant.
  • Savour the chocolate pastries from the Beyaz Fırın.

things to do in Kadıköy 2

  • Try home-made jams and Fatih Sarması from Cafer Erol Sweets.
  • Explore the huge ALKIM bookstore, largest in Turkey behind the Kadikoy Pier.
  • Thumb through old books the antique posters and records in Akmar Arcade.
  • Take a trip through Kadıköy on the Nostalgic Tram.
  • Take in the music and a drink at one of the bars on Kadife Street at Bahariye.
  • Explore the Artists’ Street on Bahariye Avenue.

Things to do in Kadıköy 3

  • Sit down at the Moda Tea Garden or Cafe Kemal and drink a small cup of freshly-brewed tea.
  • Have a delicious waffle at Moda Kup
  • Rest your feet at one of the bars or restaurants on Kalamış Marina and enjoy yourself while looking out over the sea.
  • Shop at the chic boutiques along Bağdat Avenue.
  • Visit the Toy Museum, one of a kind in Istanbul.

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