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Address: Istanbul, Turkey
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Description: On weekends, residents of Istanbul flock to this largest forest in the...
On weekends, residents of Istanbul flock to this largest forest in the area to picnic and enjoy nature.
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This forest is located in the far end of Sarıyer area.Very well protected and maintained green area with lots of parking areas available,food stalls,picnic areas and more.Nice to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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istanbul
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istanbul
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1,892 reviews 1,892 reviews
762 attraction reviews
4,735 helpful votes 4,735 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This forest is located in the far end of Sarıyer area.Very well protected and maintained green area with lots of parking areas available,food stalls,picnic areas and more.Nice to be at this beautiful park to escape from the caos and traffic in the city.Recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Excellent value fur money if you are looking to join the throngs of "healthy people" for a good run or leisurely walk. Pretty good also if you want to kill a few hours with the kids with a fairly decent play area and picnic spot. I would recommend

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Istanbul
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198 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Belgrade forest is an area to do many things. You can walk, run, ride a bike and explore. There is a 6km running/walking path around a lake. Also you can see squirrels and even deer wandering around. But if you wish to visit the forest on a weekend be sure to come and leave early. When it gets near noon... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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165 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This forest was the best in Istanbul. It was very nice time there with family where you can enjoy walling into forest or you can sit in the seating area and enjoy the forest there

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

nice forest full of trees. has a calm environment but it needs a car that is because it is huge. there are no restaurants inside you have to bring your food with you.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We spent an awesome moments and beautiful adventure. hiking for two hours threw the beautiful nature and sound of trees.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

It's amazing place for walking, running and picnic. I went there in early spring and it was so nice, freshly green. It was raining before I arrives there so it felt especially fresh.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Very pretty! Hard to believe it's in Istanbul. Depending on where you travel through the forest, you may even see aqueducts.

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istanbul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

On the way to Kilyos,you will see the exit in Bahçeköy for Belgrad Ormanı, this is one of the best forest and picnic area on the northern part of the city Here you can be far from the noise and traffic in total comfort and relax with fresh air.There are also some natural fountains here where you can get fresh... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

It is a little hard to get there on your own but you can take a bus it almost costs nothing. I advise you to rent a car and have your picnic or bbq there. It is a very pleasant place. Althought i went during winter it was worth it. I imagine during summer it must be more magical. If... More 

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