IETT (Istanbul Electric Tramway and Tunnel Establishments) sets up Istanbulites with nature by its D1 and D2 bus routes that have recently come into service. From now on, those who oppressed of chaotic environment of the metropolis can freely set out a journey into the deepest natural beauties of Istanbul’s hick towns, and discover the pleasure of going trekking whose benefits to health have proven by authorities.
The D1 bus route’s beginning is Kadıköy and it terminates in Polonezköy (also known as Adampol). Polonezköy is a small village founded in the middle parts of the 19th century by polish settlers. It is located about 30km away from the city centre in Beykoz (a district on Istanbul’s Asian side).
The D2 bus route’s beginning is Beşiktaş and it terminates in Belgrad Forest. Belgrad Forest is a deciduous forest that lies about 15km and forms the northeast lands of Istanbul’s European side. It’s a unique area for several recreation activities such as trekking, jogging, and hiking. D1 and D2 routes are going to be on service only on the weekends in spring and summer seasons.
Departure Times of D1 Route
Departure Times of D2 Route
Belgrad Forest Departure
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