A paradise fast by Istanbul: Polonezkoy

A paradise fast by Istanbul: Polonezkoy

This green, pretty village being the residential area of the poles, who escaped from Poland and took refuge in the Ottoman Empire in the 18th century, is ideal for those who want to escape from the tiring atmosphere of the city.

Polonezköy, which is 24 kilometers away from Beykoz district on the Anatolian side, is a region in which Poles dwelt in the Ottoman Empire for political reasons in the 18th century. This property that gives the name of the village. In this Polish and Turkish-speaking village, indigenous people provide their livelihood mostly through boarding and restaurant management. You can day trip to this green village, which is one of the most preferred places for Istanbul residents to escape from the city, have a classic Turkish breakfast consisting of homemade jams and cheeses and eat lunch at country restaurants and enjoy nature in these long walks. For those who prefer to stay instead of a day-long, it is stated that many houses in the village provide boarding services. Staying in one of the village houses may be a pleasant experience. When you come to Polonezköy, you can visit the house being a museum now where Ataturk stayed during his visit to the region,  you can also visit the Village Church with the houses and tombs of the Poles who settled down here first. If you are coming from the European side, you can easily reach the Polonezkoy, which is 12 kilometers away from Kavacık highway exit after you pass the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge.

Since it is close to the Istanbul and gives you the opportunity to relax away from Istanbul, this old village and new culture center will give you what you wish for except the Sultanahmet Hotel, Sura Hotels. So, if you want to explore the fast by area, you can ask for help from our personnel about how to reach this paradise.


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