A detailed guide about the Kartal district of Istanbul

Your detailed guide to know the Kartal district in Istanbul, its location, weather, the most important features, and infrastructure. Also, learn about the advantages of buying an apartment in Kartal, Istanbul.

A detailed guide about the Kartal district of Istanbul
2022-05-10 Last update 2022-06-18

A detailed guide about the Kartal district of Istanbul

An overview of the Kartal district in Istanbul

Kartal, which dates back to the Byzantine period, was included in the Ottoman territories in the fifteenth century AD. It was included within the city limits of Istanbul in 1888 (in the era of the Ottoman Empire).

Kartal, Istanbul also gained the status of an independent municipality in June 1928 under Law No. 1282.

Location of Kartal in Istanbul

Kartal Municipality is located on the Anatolian side of Istanbul (Asian Istanbul), directly on the coast of the Marmara Sea, and extends inland to its beautiful green hills.

On the sea side, Kartal faces the Princes' Islands; it is surrounded by Pendik, Sultanbeyli, Maltepe and Sancaktepe.

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The most important characteristic of the Kartal district in Istanbul

Kartal is considered one of the vibrant areas. The population of Kartal municipality according to its district is 480,738, according to the latest statistics issued in 2021, with a close percentage of males and females (49.33% males - 50.67% females).

Kartal, Istanbul weather is characterized by its mild climate and gentle breezes flowing from the Marmara Sea, which attracts many Kartal residents to its beautiful parks off the coast.

Kartal is among the most important places to visit in Istanbul due to its charming sea and mountain views, which are considered of great value in terms of tourist demand, given their proximity to the Princes' Islands known in Turkish as Adalar.

Kartal includes Aydos Hill, which is Istanbul's highest point, and Kartal contains the Palace of Justice of Asian Istanbul, one of the city's two largest justice palaces (the other is in the Çağlayan district). Among its most famous tourist sites, in addition to the aforementioned Aydos Hill: the Armenian Surp Nışan Church, the historic Kartal Bazaar, Dragos Hill, and its surroundings, Kartal Mosque, Yakacık Square, City Park, Aydos Forest, and Soğanlik street.

What are the advantages of owning and living in Kartal, Istanbul?

Kartal has turned into a preferred destination for high-end real estate ownership in the capital of beauty Istanbul, for its many advantages that are evident in the quality of the real estate product in that region, in addition to the climatic and aesthetic qualities that distinguish it, its distinctive calm, and its breathtaking views of the Marmara Sea, in addition to the integration of its services and the development of its infrastructure, which It is full of shopping malls and service facilities that cover all life needs.

In the Kartal, Istanbul neighborhood, from its seaside, you will see a group of huge buildings with exceptional designs, and if you take one of the Kartal highways, you will not miss the types of apartment complexes decorated with the most exquisite designs.

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Infrastructure in Kartal, Istanbul

In a quick tour with Imtilak Real Estate company, we get to know the most important features of Kartal in terms of its infrastructure, according to a number of classifications:

  1. Roads and transportation

Kartal has a strong connection with the rest of Istanbul's other areas, with its connection to a highway network, in addition to the diverse and fast public transportation.

The D100 highway divides Kartal into two parts, north and south, in addition to the coastal road, and the Samandra Kartal road, which connects the D100 to the E80 highway that connects to the July 15 Martyrs Bridge over the Bosphorus. Kartal is also linked to a highway whose extension combines with the Eurasia Tunnel under the Bosphorus as well.

Public transport lines are a major lifeline for Kartal, especially the subway lines, such as the Kadıköy – Tavşantepe metro line, in addition to the important Marmaray metro line.

  1. Schools and universities

Like other areas of Istanbul, Kartal has an educational structure that is not underestimated, in addition to the surrounding universities and private and government schools, to provide integrated education for all study groups.

Among the most famous universities that have their headquarters in Kartal, Istanbul:

  • İstanbul Gedik University
  • Marmara University Dragos Campus

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  1. Hospitals and health centers

Kartal is full of many public and private hospitals, in addition to specialized medical centers, and among the most famous hospitals in Kartal Istanbul:

  • Tuzla Devlet Hastanesi
  • Megapol Hastanesi
  • Kartal Dr. Lütfi Kırdar Şehir Hastanesi
  1. Recreational places

Kartal has a stunning coastline with breathtaking views of the green Princes’ Islands opposite it. Among the most famous tourist and entertainment attractions in Kartal:

  • Marina Dragos Yelken Ihtisas Kulubu
  • Aydos Forest Lake

Prices of apartments in Kartal, Istanbul

Homes for sale in Kartal recorded a good price increase compared to previous years, as the average price per square meter of housing (within all its segments) in Kartal is about 10,839 TL, according to the Zingat website.

Naturally, the prices of apartments in such an area vary due to the diversity of supply, the development of its services, its location, and its views.

Where it is possible to get an apartment in the Elise complex of 2+1 type and an area of ​​113 square meters at a price starting from $190,000 (according to the price installed on the date of writing this article), and the options vary above that according to the property's features and location.

To check the real estate prices available within the latest residential complexes for sale, we advise you to look at the website of Imtilak Real Estate company, specifically within the classification of the Kartal region.

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The best Imtilak Real Estate projects in Kartal, Istanbul

We will discuss here one of the most important projects of Imtilak Real Estate in the Kartal Istanbul area, which is the luxurious Loca Kartal project:

With a stunning sea view opposite the Princes’ Islands, and in a strategic and distinguished investment location, this pioneering project is located within the Kartal district, which is classified among the finest residential and commercial areas with rising investment value in the Asian part of Istanbul, where the huge and attractive urban projects that receive the wonderful beach area.

The project offers an opportunity for peaceful family life, in a residential complex that combines the standards of luxury, beauty, and quality, which are reflected in its buildings with bright facades, its glittering terraces with stunning sea views, its spacious green spaces decorated with trees and flowers, and its various high-end facilities.

Loca Kartal project includes a wide choice of apartment types, ranging from 1+1 to 5+1, with apartments with private terraces, and 4+1 and 5+1 duplexes.

The project is also characterized by its location at a distance of less than one kilometer from the seashore, and services that are no less important than its location. The project includes:

Wide green spaces, a children's playground, and terraces for recreation, in addition to an open and an indoor swimming pool, a sauna room, a Turkish hammam, a gym, a basketball court, and other facilities and services.

For more information about the prices and information of this project, and other important projects, you can visit the Imtilak Real Estate company’s website or communicate directly with us to take advantage of our free and professional service packages.

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