It is a district located in the west of Istanbul. There is Beylikdüzü and Esenyurt to the east and Silivri district to the west. It is surrounded by Çatalca and Arnavutköy to the north and the Sea of Marmara to the south.
Its area is 196 km². Its population is 257,362 according to 2020 data. It is 10 meters (30 feet) above sea level.
It is one of the rare districts with a lake and sea.
Turkey 1, the highest TV tower in Europe 3 in this county.
Turkey has the largest exhibition area, TUYAP.
Since Büyükçekmece is a summer city, it has a long beach, shopping center, bazaar, historical artifacts, 5-star hotels, theater, sports halls, parks and a water park.
It is one of the new and popular investment centers of Istanbul. With the new and luxurious construction projects, it has added great value to both Istanbul and the district. It is a region that is very attractive and provides great opportunities for investors. Turkey’s leading construction firms, have made the state with the support of major construction projects. Thanks to these projects, many local and foreign people have settled in the region. They have gained the opportunity to live in these luxurious and quality projects.
Some sample projects are as follows
- Demir Life
- Asil Comfort
- Hidden Garden Mansions Buyukcekmece
- Dia Bella Mimaroba
- Marina 24
- Elmas Istanbul Mansions
- Liv Buyukcekmece
- Avenue ISTANBUL
The district has a long coastline. Traffic is very calm compared to the center of Istanbul. The buildings are very tidy and have a very green area. It gets cold in the winter months. Since it is at sea distance, snowfall is less. In the summer months, it is very spacious and slightly windy. In this way, you will not have trouble breathing. The coastline allows you to have a pleasant time with your whole family. You can eat daily and fresh fish at the fisherman restaurants on the beach. There are also kebab restaurants for those who do not like fish. One of the most popular restaurants in Istanbul is in Büyükçekmece district.
- Mastika Fish Restaurant
- Kalikratya Balık Mimarsinan
- ALBATROS FISH
- Biget Büyükçekmece – İskender Kebab, Beach Restaurant