Bakırköy Botanical Park
Bakırköy Botanical Park on the European Side of Istanbul is similar in set up to the Nezahat Gökyiğit Botanical Park on the Anatolian Side. It has 11 different thematic gardens, hundreds of tree species, children’s playgrounds, sculptures, a natural pond, ornamental pools, layover areas for migratory birds, as well as picnic areas and social facilities. Bakırköy Botanical Park is also home to the highest game towers in Turkey. Water park and playground equipment, thematic gardens, herbal plants, and areas where kitchen and horticultural plants are grouped together, target both fun and learning for children and adults alike.