Ciragan Palace Hotel Kempinski is
situated on the European shores of the Bosphorus in a very convenient location
between the districts of Besiktas and Ortakoy,
a 45 minute drive from the airport.
Within close walking distance of the Hotel is the harbourside
district of Ortakoy, a fascinating area full of
seafood restaurants, specialty antique, ceramic and jewellery shops.
On the weekends there's a colourful street market with a fine selection of
Turkish handcrafts in a delightful setting beside the famed Ortakoy
Close to this area are some of Istanbul's most famous open-air restaurants and
From Besiktas you can take a ferry boat ride and
enjoy the historical sights of the Bosphorus, one
of the busiest waterways in the world. From the Ciragan
Palace Hotel it is a short taxi ride to Akmerkez,
an award winning shopping complex where you will find all the world renowned
Included in nearby attractions is the area of Taksim
a well known entertainment district of cinemas, restaurants and nightclubs.