Visit Büyükçekmece - Best of Büyükçekmece

Büyükçekmece is a district and municipality (belediye) in the suburbs of Istanbul, Turkey on the Sea of Marmara coast of the European side, west of the city. It is largely an industrial area with a population of 380,000. The mayor is Hasan Akgün (CHP).


This warm abode of Büyükçekmece is a delightful place to visit in Turkey. When planning a trip to Büyükçekmece, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Istanbul. Take a short trip from Büyükçekmece and set some time aside to explore the Istanbul. Dotted with places like Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia; it will definitely be a good idea. To explore Büyükçekmece, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!

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Facts and Stats for Büyükçekmece*

  • Pollution Statistics in Büyükçekmece

    Know the pollution level of Büyükçekmece before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 63.39 (High)
    • Water Pollution 57.3 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.9 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 56.31 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 49.87 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 42.28 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 55.51 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 71.24 (High)
  • Büyükçekmece: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Büyükçekmece for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Büyükçekmece.

    • Burglary and Theft 46.16 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 49.08 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.74 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 72.92 (High)
    • Car Stealing 36.45 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 48.66 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 51.31 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 44.5 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.29 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 38.2 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 53.61 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 36.23 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 48.4 (Moderate)
  • Living in Büyükçekmece - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Büyükçekmece is 113.44 (High)

    • Safety Index 49.63 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 93.02 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 69.09 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 54.05 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 38.21 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 67.53 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.41 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 49.82 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Büyükçekmece

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Büyükçekmece

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.35 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 25.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 62.53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.44 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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