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Kagithane District
28th April 2024
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Kagithane District

The Kagithane region in European Istanbul has a unique central location of special real estate importance, coming from the value of the important transportation projects that the region has witnessed in recent years, which has significantly raised the real estate prices, due to the increased demand and desire to own a property in this place.

In this article, know more about the most important advantages of living in Kagithane, Istanbul.

Overview of Kagithane region

The area, also pronounced Katani and Kathane, is located in the European part of Istanbul, and is one of the relatively small parts of the city, with an area of about 20 square kilometers. The name means “Paper Khan,” as it used to include paper factories and printing presses, and since the middle of the last century, it has homes for workers and employees. After that it has expanded and the interest has increased until it became an independent municipality, and the population today is less than half a million people, distributed among 19 areas, the most important are Seyrantepe, Gultepe, and Hamidiye.

The uniqueness of the Kagithane location comes from being in the middle of four vital areas famous for their landmarks, markets, real estate projects, and companies. The first of these areas, Sisli, is famous for commercial activities, business environments, beautiful malls, and multinational companies, as well as the enormous Macka Park.

As for the second region, it is Besiktas in the far southeast of European Istanbul, overlooking the Bosphorus, which has a special heritage importance thanks to the historical architectural monuments, in addition to the fame for delicious fish and seafood restaurants.

The region is also surrounded by the Beyoglu region, whose tourist attractions welcome visitors from all over the world, such as Taksim Square, which is only eight kilometers away from the region, all the way to the historic Eyup Sultan region, which is full of beautiful Islamic monuments. Kagithane is 10 kilometers away from the ancient Kapali Carsi market in Istanbul.

Kagithane is bordered to the north by the upscale Sariyer district, which includes branches of many important international companies.its view of the coastline that reaches all the way to the Golden Horn in the beautiful Bosphorus is unforgettable.

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Infrastructure and transportation

The Kagithane area is relatively small, which makes it easy to be covered by a transportation network that facilitates movement within it and from the area to various parts of Istanbul and Turkey. The central location has contributed to proximity to the most important land roads and bus lines, and with the completion of the Kagithane Tunnel, the prices of apartments and shops in the area have increased by more than 50% in the past few years.

But the most important thing is the opening of the metro line that connects the Kagithane Gokturk area to Istanbul Airport. It was opened in 2023. The length of the line is 37.5 kilometers and consists of nine stations, starting from the Kartepe Station and ending at the Istanbul Airport Station. The daily capacity of the line reaches 800 thousand passengers.

Kagithane has excellent infrastructure. In addition to the transportation network, there are many branches of government institutions, such as the city court, and banks that are famous for ease of dealing, such as the Kuwait Turkish Bank and Yapi Kredi Bank.

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Health services and hospitals in Kagithane

The municipality of Kagithane has facilitated the creation of high-quality life facilities in this small area, the most important are health facilities, as this place includes a number of hospitals known for their efficient staff and quick response in emergencies, the most important are:

  • Kagithane State Hospital: It is a government hospital that operates 24 hours a day and deals with all therapeutic, emergency and diagnostic cases.
  • Levent Physical Therapy Hospital: It is a private hospital that provides therapeutic massage services to patients in need, including incurable cases of paralysis.
  • Okmeydani Oral and Dental Health Hospital: A private hospital, it is the most prominent in its specialization within the region and the surrounding areas, especially for cosmetic dental surgeries. It also includes a research center for dental studies.

Also among the important hospitals are Derindere Hospital, Hilal Medical Hospital, and Isha Surgical Center, all of them are private hospitals.

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Educational services, Universities and schools in Kagithane

Kagithane includes public, private and international schools, nurseries and kindergartens, making it an ideal place for families to live. The most prominent schools are:

  • The Sudanese-Turkish Friendship School, which is one of the oldest Arab schools in Turkey. It was established in 1999 in Istanbul. It is affiliated with the Sudanese government and approved by the Ministry of Education in Turkey. It includes all educational levels from kindergarten to secondary school, teaches the Sudanese curriculum, and contains sports fields.
  • King Idris Libyan School, which is a Libyan school affiliated with the Libyan Embassy, has several branches in several areas of Istanbul, It teaches basic, preparatory, and secondary education students.

As for the universities in Kagithane, the most important are:

  • Atlas University, which is considered one of the best Turkish universities. It includes the Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry, the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, the Faculty of Health Sciences, and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities.
  • Ozyegin University, was founded in 2007. It studies the disciplines of computer science, civil, electrical, electronic, and industrial engineering, in addition to human medicine. It grants master’s and doctoral degrees, and the degree is recognized in many European and Arab countries.

Kagithane is close to several universities in other regions, such as Gulf University in the neighbouring Eyup Sultan region, and the specializations include medicine, engineering, agriculture, veterinary medicine, and humanities.

Kagithane includes one of the branches of the Ismek Center in Istanbul, which is an institute that holds free courses in various fields, such as languages, media, cooking, design, business administration, and beauty. Also it grants the students certificates recognized in the state. Many foreigners residing in Turkey learned the Turkish language in this place, which has more than 300 branches throughout Istanbul.

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Advantages of buying a property in Kagithane area

From the above, Kagithane gives you a positive impression of the high-quality life you dream of, or study or work surrounded by all the reasons for success. There are various options of apartments, villas, offices and shops available in the area at reasonable prices based on these advantages:

  • Kagithane’s location is close to the most beautiful and best areas for living and working in European Istanbul, especially Sariyer, which contains many successful companies, whether Turkish or multinational.
  • 24-hour secure transportation network in Kagithane.
  • Modern residential projects in the area, surrounded by the tranquillity that many prefer. The area witnesses a lot of modernization of old buildings from time to time, to meet the tastes of those looking for a modern housing style.
  • Parks and gardens, which are considered the lungs of the region, where families like to play sports and hold barbecue parties while their children have fun with the attractive games around them. The most important gardens are Sadabad Garden, which is close to Sadabad Palace, and was built in the French style, in addition to the Hasbahce Gardens, Halic Park, and the wonderful Lakes Garden. Also, among the beautiful landmarks in the region is the famous Kagithane Square, which is a garden and a large walkway that lovers of tranquillity resort to, and it is often decorated with cheerful lighting on special occasions.
  • Kagithane has a famous vegetable market with abundance of colours, and the prices are very reasonable. On the other hand, you may not find many malls in this place, as Selin Mall is one of the few modern shopping centres there, but do not forget the presence of many high-quality malls in the surrounding areas, such as Cevahir Mall and Astoria in Sisli, and Metro City Mall in Besiktas.  without forgetting the enormous Kapali Carsi market with variety of goods.
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