The New Downtown of Istanbul

A thriving community

Welcome to Tersane İstanbul, the new coastal destination of the city set amid a unique heritage and the idyllic beauty of the Golden Horn. With its historic landmarks, unmatched blend of unique lifestyles and gastronomical delights, luxury homes and hotels, and a vibrant cultural calendar, Tersane İstanbul will enhance your quality of life and be your gateway to a thriving community that will connect Istanbul to the future.

242,000 sqm total plot area
1100 hotel rooms
660 living units
3 museums






















A global hub that will attract the changemakers of the future

The true spirit of Istanbul

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Tersane İstanbul will charm Istanbul lovers while deeply honoring the city’s legendary past. The 600-year-old legacy of the Ottoman imperial shipyards are now being revived here as an alluring coastal neighborhood, and a contemporary center of living where every moment will reveal something new and exciting. Reflecting the most precious elements of the city’s cultural and industrial heritage, Tersane İstanbul will restore the Golden Horn to its “former glory,” when it was a popular recreation spot for the Ottomans with its delightful gardens and coastal palaces. This perfect natural harbor that made Istanbul the most important commercial hub of the Mediterranean for centuries is now setting sail to have a second life with Tersane İstanbul, also inviting you on board!

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Waterfront living

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The new exclusive living units of Tersane Istanbul will revive the ages-old art of living by the water, which Istanbul residents have taken to a whole new level, and will feel like an oasis within the dense urban fabric of the city. Fully serviced luxury apartments with seamless indoor-outdoor living, lofts that would attract a younger clientele with their delightful neighborly vibe and sleek contemporary interiors, spacious balconies and terraces with unmatched vistas of the old city, and home office units looking over a lively shopping plaza have all been designed to provide a modern “live, work and play” setting. Here in Tersane Istanbul, you would no longer need to travel for hours to reach downtown for work or entertainment.

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To provide a satisfactory mix of hospitality, living, and retail spaces, Tersane Istanbul will feature four luxury hotels with 1100 rooms. Meanwhile, serviced apartments ranging from lofts to seaside mansions will become an attractive opportunity for those who would like to call Tersane Istanbul “home.” Each hotel at Tersane Istanbul will have a distinctive character and cater to a wide array of tastes.
Rixos Tersane will be the flagship of the collection as a perfect resort and wellness retreat, while a prominent luxury hotel chain with branded apart units, a historical boutique hotel with its own marina and mansions overlooking the Golden Horn, as well as a health hotel perched atop the Fashion District, all four spaces combine to make Tersane Istanbul a place to escape it all, in the very center of the city.

Fashion + culinary delights

The unique open-air shopping experience for top international and local brands, a designer’s hub hosting concept stores for millennials, a marketplace-like food hall, and exclusive seaside restaurants that will showcase Istanbul’s diverse gastronomical delights...

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The inspiring journey starts at the highest lot of Tersane Istanbul. At the Luxury Plaza, which is designed for upscale living immersed in vibrant retail streets, top international and local brands will come together for an exciting open-air shopping experience. A multilevel and all-weather retail link, situated underneath the Iron Foundry, connects the Luxury Plaza to the Arrival Plaza and the rest of the development. Here, shoppers will find a wide selection of casual fashion and activewear brands.

The focus on material production and tool-making embedded in the DNA of the old shipyard finds a second life in the warehouses of Tersane Istanbul, hosting concept stores for talented young Turkish Designers as well as acclaimed international mono brands to be introduced to the Turkish market here for the first time. The renovated historical Valide (Empress) Slipway at the Waterfront, on the other hand, will offer some of the best al fresco fine-dining options in the city. Here, a flagship Turkish restaurant will put its own contemporary spin on traditional dishes, showcasing small local producers with creative dishes and tasting menus in a charming atmosphere by the water.

Events + iconic museums

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The core values of local culture will find a voice here at Tersane Istanbul! Host to a Museum Plaza with two new iconic museums, new cultural programs, and diverse range of activities for a modern audience, as well as imaginatively landscaped recreational spaces by the water,
Tersane Istanbul will become a prime setting for inhabitation, pleasure, memorable social gatherings —and a place where you will want to return again and again.

Sadberk Hanım Museum

The new cultural magnet of Istanbul
Grimshaw’s new architectural masterpiece showcasing a rich private collection of 20,000 artifacts.

Museum of Women’s Culture

Created by women for women
A contemporary museum and a place of dialogue putting forward women’s contributions to society.

Event Hall

Exclusive gatherings in a lofty atmosphere
A social node that will leave its mark on the cultural agenda of the city with the best events and performances.


Tersane Istanbul is the city's new vibrant neighborhood by Halic (the Golden Horn)—located close to all the top attractions at the very heart of the metropolis. Istanbul Airport is 41 km and Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is 47 km from Tersane Istanbul.


How can I get to Tersane Istanbul?

Visitors should get on the IETT buses that are operated by the Metropolitan Municipality serving the area from the main hubs of Taksim and Eminonu and get off at Deniz Hastanesi Station or Yeni Çeşme Station. Search for the buses that serve these stations here.

Set your route on a navigation app for Tersane Istanbul.



A local ferry line will start serving Tersane Istanbul.

There will be a helipad on the ground. Arrivals should be coordinated with our Sales Office.

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How big is Tersane Istanbul?

Tersane Istanbul’s total plot area is 242,000 sqm
Open Spaces: 150,000 sqm
Coastline: 2 km

What are the working hours?

Tersane Istanbul will be a place you could visit around the clock, while our Sales Office currently works between 10:00 – 19:00.

What entertainment facilities are there for families? Is there any kindergarten where kids are attended by professionals?

A former slipway of the shipyard will be transformed into an open-air Family Fun Zone with several activities and workshops specifically designed for kids. Hourly kindergarten and nanny services for shoppers, as well as hotel and residence guests, will also be provided.

What cultural events may I attend at Tersane Istanbul?

Besides Sadberk Hanım Museum and the Museum of Women’s Culture, Tersane Istanbul will also have an Event Hall, an Open Air Concert Space and art galleries that will host several cultural events from art fairs, exhibitions and auctions to concerts and fashion festivals. If you would like to be informed by mail about the novelties and event calendar of Tersane Istanbul, sign up to our Newsletter here.

May I stay overnight at Tersane Istanbul? What accommodation types are offered?

Tersane Istanbul will feature 4 luxury hotels with a total of 1100 rooms that would cater to a wide array of needs and appetites, while providing solutions for travelers visiting the city for business, leisure, culture and health purposes.

What type of living units are provided?

Besides Lofts at Tersane, which will cater to a younger clientele with their sleek design and neighborly vibe, waterfront yalı apartments and fully serviced branded apartments will also be provided by the luxury hotels on the ground. To get more information on living units, click here.

May I obtain a Turkish passport if I buy an apartment at Tersane Istanbul?

According to the latest legal arrangements, everybody who meets the requirements and buys real estate with a price tag of 250,000 USD dollars will be entitled to a Turkish passport.

May I buy or rent an office at Tersane Istanbul?

You can choose to buy or rent a home office or an office unit that is specifically designed for start-ups and small ventures at Tersane Istanbul. Please contact our Sales Office:

How can I buy or hire a retail space at Tersane Istanbul? How can I open a shop or restaurant?

Please fill in the contact form here for our specialized team to get back to you.
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How can I plan a special event at Tersane Istanbul?

To plan a special private celebration or a launching event for your brand, please write the details of the organization to the information form here and you will be contacted as soon as possible.

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