İzmir, Turkey

Karşıyaka Waterfront Path

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Across the bay in Karşıyaka, there’s another scenic promenade along the Aegean Sea that makes for a scenic run. The path runs for 6.3 km between the Mavişehir marina (just north of Olad Palme Park) and Muammer Aksoy Park. There are terrific water views, a festive scene, and some important sites. Distances and sites, from Mavişehir:

0-1.3 km:  Bostanlı Sahil Park
2.5 km:     Bostanlı ferry terminal
3.2 km:     Dolphins Statue
4.0 km:    Karşıyaka Sahil Park
5.0 km:    Karşıyaka Ferry Terminal
5.5 km:    Atatürk Monument, and Muammer Aksoy park just south of there
6.3 km:    End of path

Add-Ons: Several parks along the way feature additional paths.

Essentials
  • Up to 6.3 km (3.9 miles) one-way
  • Flat
  • North: Mavişehir marina; South: Muammer Aksoy Park
  • Ferry terminals: Bostanlı & Karşıyaka. A tram runs along most of the road paralleling the path

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Essentials
  • Up to 6.3 km (3.9 miles) one-way
  • Flat
  • North: Mavişehir marina; South: Muammer Aksoy Park
  • Ferry terminals: Bostanlı & Karşıyaka. A tram runs along most of the road paralleling the path