The Galataport Istanbul is the Cruise Port of Istanbul, it is located in the shores of the Galata, Karakoy and Tophane neighborhoods, in the entrance of the Bosphorus and Golden Horn. Galataport Istanbul offers its visitors a healthy and safe working, shopping and eating and drinking experience with many features such as disabled-friendly and low-rise buildings, architecture designed in a neighborhood concept, in harmony with the historical texture of the region, and alternative transportation opportunities.
Galataport Istanbul, which will become a popular destination for Istanbulites during all four seasons; with its landmarks such as Nusretiye Mosque, Tophane Mansion, Tophane Fountain and Kılıç Ali Pasha Mosque in its vicinity, will turn into an ideal venue for the organization of cultural and artistic events such as outdoor exhibitions, art installations and concerts.
Where is Galataport, Istanbul’s Cruise Port?
The recreation area of approximately 14.000 m2, which includes the historical Tophane Clock Tower, which has been restored in its current location with a special technique, will be kept alive with many activities such as culture-art, design and fashion throughout the year and will become an attraction point for both Istanbulites and tourists. The new Galataport Istanbul will also host a cruise terminal, a port hotel, and an entertainment area housing various brands, cafes, restaurants and offices.
The terminal of the Galatport will also has areas under the ground (which will be first in the world) and will have a capacity to serve high number of passengers. There will be passport control and check-in areas, waiting saloons and more.
Accomodation possibilities in Galataport
There will be several luxury hotels in Galataport. The most prestigious global hotel brands are coming to Istanbul. The 177-room Peninsula Istanbul will be located right across the “historical peninsula”. This project will make a major contribution to both Galataport Istanbul and the country’s tourism industry. The total investment made into the Peninsula Istanbul, is 300 million Euros.