Sisli is one of the most densely populated areas of Istanbul, with a population of about 279,000. Sisli district is one of 39 municipalities spread over the European section of Istanbul. It is in the center of Istanbul and is one of the most important financial and business centers in the city, and it is close to the Bosphorus Bridge, Besiktas, and Beyoglu. Sisli contains a wonderful mixture of tradition and modernity, as historical monuments are abundant in it, in addition to the modern buildings that appeared at the beginning of the urban renaissance in it. Hotels and huge commercial centers abound in Sisli, in addition to tall buildings that are taken by large international and local companies as their headquarters.
Shopping and Tourism Centers
Sisli includes many large shopping centers, as it is an important tourist and investment center in Istanbul. It also contains many museums, ancient buildings, theaters, and old mosques that date back to the Ottoman era.
Shopping centers in Sisli include the largest commercial complexes in Istanbul and perhaps the most famous of which:
- Civahir Mall
It is in the center of Sisli and contains a large number of shops, 280 shops, with local and international brands. It contains a large dining hall in addition to cinemas, and a visit to this commercial complex is a must for everyone who visits Istanbul.
- Trump Towers
It consists of two towers an office building and a shopping center, in addition to many gyms and an area dedicated for children of about 900 square meters. It also contains many cafes and restaurants located on the upper floors of the two towers, in large, open spaces with stunning views of the city.
Palaces and Museums
we mentioned earlier, the monuments in the Sisli are many and varied, and the most famous are:
- Theaters: Harbiye Open Air Theater, Teatrokari Theater, Harbiye Phuket Theater, Kinter Theater and many more.
- Museums: Ataturk Museum and Military Museum.
- Mosques: Tashwikieh mosque that dates to the reign of Sultan Abdul Majid I.
Means of Transportation
Due to its central location, the region contains many means of transportations that many residents use around the clock.
- The metro (Haji Othman – Yenikapi line), which starts from Aksaray and ends in Sarayer.
- The Metrobus: It is the fastest means of transportation in Istanbul and is used by more than a million people every day. It passes through several neighborhoods of Sisli.
- Public buses: Sisli is an important center for the departure of these buses to all regions of Istanbul.
Schools and Hospitals in Sisli
Due to its central location in Istanbul Sisli has many schools and universities including the following:
Schools in Sisli:
- ITA Schools.
- Adrian School and College
- Nişantaşı High School
- Saint Michel French High School
Universities in Sisli:
- Near East University
- Bogazci University
- Okan University
As far as hospitals are concerned these are some of the biggest ones there:
- Memorial Şişli Hastanesi
- American Hospital
- Nisantasi Hospital
- Acibadem Hospital in Taksim
- Kolan International Hospital
Properties in Sisli
Sisli is one of the most important real estate investment areas in Istanbul due to the high demand for all kinds of properties in it. Due to the concentration of many companies in it, the demand for office apartments increases, and because of its tourism importance, there is a lot of demand for hotel apartments, and because of its location in the center of Istanbul, many people want to take up residence, so the demand for all kinds of apartments is high in Silsi. The real estate price index in Sisli recorded an increase of 25.9% in the past five years. All these factors contribute to making Sisli one of the best real investment destinations in Istanbul.