Bagdat Street (Top Things to Do & See, Eat & Drink, How to Get?)

The Bagdat Street is one of the most luxurious ones in Istanbul. A popular place for both locals and tourists stroll along, have a rest in its wide range of luxury cafes, restaurants, bars and pubs, make shopping from many popular brands’ and boutique shops and have great day out activity in a wonderful Istanbul day.

It is situated on the Asian side of Istanbul. The 9 km. long Bagdat Street begins from the Bostanci neighborhood and extends to the Goztepe neighborhood of the Kadikoy district. Its name came from Ottoman Sultan Murad IV’s taking his route while leaving for the Baghdad Battle. It has become one of the most elite streets of Istanbul during the period of the Ottoman Sultan Abdulhamit II.

According to a study conducted by a French company, the Bagdat Street has been ranked as the 4th best shopping street in the world.

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The region around the street is also a rich settlement area for the Istanbul locals. There are also some very beautiful mansions around.

You can find numerous luxury cafes, new generation coffee houses, restaurants and shops along the streets. The numerous bars, pubs and clubs also great night out activities for the visitors to enjoy a lively night in Istanbul.

How to Get There


You’ll find Bagdat Street in the Asian side of Istanbul, between Bostanci and Goztepe neighborhoods of Kadikoy district. See the location map.


The most practical way to get to Bagdat Street is via Marmaray train.

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