One of the oldest settlements in Istanbul, Kurtköy is a quarter of the Pendik district. It is predicted that its history dates back to the 7th century BC . Although there are not many historical remains or discoveries that prove it, Kurtköy is mentioned in the old texts. How to get to Kurtköy?
Rent a Car in Kurtköy Istanbul
If you come to Istanbul by airplane and want to go directly to Kurtköy, you can use the buses that go on the coastline from Sabiha Gökçen Airport to Bostancı. Or you may go directly from Sabiha Gökçen to Kurtköy with your car in a comfortable way without waiting and without dealing with the hand luggage. If you rent a car from Sabiha Gökçen Airport, you may arrive at Kurtköy center after traveling 5 km. Because Istanbul's second airport, Sabiha Gökçen Airport, is located in Kurtköy. If you are coming from Ataturk Airport that is located on the European side, you may pass to the side of Anatolia by using the Eurasia Tunnel from the coastal road, follow the E80 highway in the east direction, and you must travel a distance of 57 km in total. Places to visit in Kurtköy Thanks to the Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, which is very close to Kurtköy, Kurtköy's growth has been accelerated in recent years. The social and cultural life is also very active in this region, like the rest of Istanbul. Hence, with its modernized and developing structure, the quarter shall be taken as an example. One of the most significant social venues of Kurtköy is undoubtedly Kurtköy Sports Complex, which is built by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality. The complex has an Olympic-size swimming pool, a football field, a taekwondo hall, a fitness center, and a cafeteria. There are also activities that you can attend alone or with the family. Even if you do not choose to participate in activities and exercise, you can enjoy in the cafeteria and eat or drink something while chatting with your friends. The Kurtköy Youth Center, built by Pendik Municipality, is also considered as a second activity area. It is distinguished by its courses and activities, especially for young people. You can discover many places to have breakfast in the mornings in Kurtköy, which is located in the foothills of Aydos, the highest peak of Istanbul. You can enjoy Istanbul with Kurtköy breakfast options. There are also many cafes and restaurants in Kurtköy where you can sit and relax during the day and even work without being disturbed on your laptop. You may discover many places in this quarter, offering many possibilities. . Even though the green areas are limited to parks and gardens since it is the city center, the parks, and gardens that are big enough to make you happy and satisfied. The parks in Kurtköy quarter attract attention with their meticulous landscaping. You may rest with your family or you may play sports or your children may enjoy in the playgrounds. You can relax at the community facilities and enjoy calm and peaceful minutes while getting fresh air. Alternatively, you may want to experience Viaport Funfair, which is very close to Kurtköy. With the car you'd rent, you may arrive in the Funfair in 10 minutes, don't forget that this funfair is listed in Turkey's most fun entertaining funfairs list.