A quick guide for visiting Maslak from Mercure Istanbul The Plaza Bosphorus, Istanbul. In here you will find a few options to enjoy the business district of Istanbul. Mercure Hotel is located near Gayrettepe metro station where you will reach with a five minute walk. You can easily take the metro from Gayrettepe and arrive to the business area, Maslak. A high end shopping center, Istinye Park is around 15 minute walking distance away from Maslak metro station.
In this shopping center, you can also find various café’s and restaurants to enjoy the local, glamorous life of Istanbul. After the mall visit, you can hop in a taxi and go to Emirgan, by the seaside. In here you can enjoy various traditional Turkish style breakfast places or a nice Turkish coffee while watching the glamorous Bosphorus. Located in a very central area, you can easily take any public transportation and reach to the place you would like to visit within minutes. Most of the concerts are taking place in various venues such as, Volkswagen Arena, Parkorman, Life Park or ITU, located in Maslak.