Emirgan Park

Updated: May 14

Emirgan Park

The Emirgan Park is a historical urban park located at the Emirgan neighbourhood in the Sarıyer district of Istanbul, Turkey, on the European coast of the Bosphorus. It is one of the largest public parks in Istanbul.

About Emirgan Park in Istanbul

  • How to get to Emirgan Park in Istanbul?

  • What is the opening hours of Emirgan Park?

  • Emirgan Park Tulip Festival

  • Is there ferry to Emirgan Park?

How to get to Emirgan Park

Take a finicular from Taksim Square for Kabatas and than take bus numbered 25E to Emirgan Park. Emirgan from Sultanahmet (old city) take a tram (T1) to Kabatas than same bus 25E to Emirgan Park.

What is the opening hours of Emirgan Park?

Emirgan Park is open early in the morning until late into the night. The park is a very popular on weekends, especially during the Tulip Festival in April. Avoid the crowds and the traffic, which can get particularly slow on weekend afternoons, by arriving early on a weekday.

Emirgan Park Istanbul

Emirgan Park Tulip Festival

Istanbul’s annual Tulip Festival, held every April in Emirgan Park and other locations around the city, celebrates the long history of tulip cultivation in Turkey. Tulips were originally grown in Persia before arriving in Turkey. Later, tulips arrived in Europe in the 16th century, supposedly thanks to a Dutch ambassador who smuggled the bulbs out of the Ottoman Empire.

Emirgan Park includes approximately ninety species of tree and three thousand varieties tulips. Absolutely most remarkable feature of park is fascinating tulips. There are found many different kind of tulips and they create a dreamy atmosphere with the harmony.

Every year, there is regulated an organization about tulips and many tourists from different countries come that place to see them when the tulips grow up.

Is there ferry to Emirgan Park?

You can take Public Ferry Bosphorus line operating between Eminonu-Rumeli Kavagi and hop off at Emirgan pier. Seabus from Besiktas and Kadikoy to Istinye are also available.

* Check Public ferry lines routes and timetables from en.sehirhatlari.istanbul


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