Polonezkoy - AdampolСтамбул Бегство
If you will visit city for a long time we advice you should visit near getaways of Istanbul where you will discover the natural face of the city.
There are many places to visit out of the city center, like Agva and Sile and Polonzekoy. They are like the backyard of the city where you can be in nature and tranquility.
Known as Adampol, Polonezkoy was founded by Adam Czartoryski. As one of the most popular villages in the world, there are 80 Polish families still living in here.
You can take long nature walks, have delicious organic breakfasts, shop home made jam and honey products from souvenir shops. On weekends at the center of the village street exhibition takes places, its possible to buy local goods and Polish textile products.
Places to visit in Polonezkoy...
Zofia Rızı's Memory House
Known as one of the oldest house in Polonezkoy, this Polish inspiration village house will capture you by its architecture and garden.
Built in 1914 and known as Czestochowa's Mother Mary Church is located at the entrance of the city. Except holy days, there are music resitals and festivals held in church and its garden.
Open air Exhibition of Wooden Arts
At the entrance of the village fantastic wooden pieces catches you. Don't forget to take a picture of them.
Polish Catholic Cemetry
Surronded by high trees at the entrance of the village, there are many famous people lying in cemetery. To see the list you can visit Polonezkoy districts official page. http://www.polonezkoy.com/en/polish-cemetery.asp
BMX Bicycle Track
If you are into cycling you should visit BMX Bicycle Track, the first BMX track with world standards in Turkey.
Polonezkoy Culture House & Art Gallery
Hosting festivals, social and cultural activities, "Polart Gallery" and "Polonezkoy Library" is one of the must visit destinations in Polonezkoy.
If you are going to visit Polonezkoy in June, you should visit traditional cherry festival. This festival hosts politicians, local dancers and visitors coming from Poland.
Transportation to Poloenzkoy
You can reach Polonezkoy by renting a car. The public transport takes long time to reach.