The Most Expensive Waterfront Mansions in Istanbul

The breathtaking beauty of the Bosphorus would not be complete without the famous historical waterfront mansions, also known as "Yalı" in Turkish.

Coveted for their unique location as well as dazzling architecture, the waterfront mansions alongside the Bosphorus are quite expensive. Here you can find 10 of the most expensive mansions in Istanbul.

Erbilgin Mansion

Erbilgin Mansion is the most expensive waterfront mansion on the Bosphorus. Located in Yeniköy, the mansion is worth 200 million dollars. With 64 rooms, it is also the largest waterfront mansion in Istanbul.

Erbilgin Mansion, Yeniköy, Istanbul
Erbilgin Mansion, Yeniköy, Istanbul

Hasip Pasha Mansion

The construction of Hasip Pasha Mansion started during the reign of Mahmud II. This beautiful mansion is also known as Kalkavan Mansion since it belonged to the Kalkavan family before it changed hands. The value of Hasip Pasha Mansion is 160 million dollars.

Hasip Pasha Mansion, Beylerbeyi, Istanbul
Hasip Pasha Mansion, Beylerbeyi, Istanbul

Muhsinzade Mansion

Used as a hotel today, this beautiful mansion is located in Kuruçeşme. It was built the grand vizier Muhsinzade Mehmet Pasha in the first half of the 18th century. As one of the most expensive waterfront mansions along the Bosphorus, it is worth 155 million dollars.

Muhsinzade Mansion, Kuruçeşme, Istanbul
Muhsinzade Mansion, Kuruçeşme, Istanbul

Ahmet Fethi Pasha Mansion

Located in Kuzguncuk, Üsküdar, Ahmet Fethi Pasha Mansion is a classic example of Ottoman architecture. The value of this mansion is 150 million dollars.

Ahmet Fethi Pasha Mansion, Kuzguncuk, Istanbul
Ahmet Fethi Pasha Mansion, Kuzguncuk, Istanbul

Tophane Müşiri Zeki Pasha Mansion

Tophane Müşiri Zeki Pasha Mansion is right under Fatih Sultan Mehmet bridge. It was constructed in the second half of the 19th century. The famous architect Alexandre Vallaury designed this amazing mansion. The first owner of the mansion was the artillerist (müşir in Turkish) of Tophane during the reign of Ottoman Sultan Abdulhamit II. It is now worth 125 million dollars.

Tophane Müşiri Zeki Pasha Mansion, Baltalimanı, Istanbul
Tophane Müşiri Zeki Pasha Mansion, Baltalimanı, Istanbul

Kıbrıslı Mansion

Kıbrıslı Mansion is in Üsküdar. Among all the waterfront mansions on the Bosphorus, this one has the longest facade. The length of its coast is 64 meters. It is worth 120 million dollars.

Kıbrıslı Mansion, Üsküdar, Istanbul
Kıbrıslı Mansion, Üsküdar, Istanbul

Tahsin Bey Mansion

Named after Tahsin Uzel, the founder of the first dams in Turkey, Tahsin Bey Mansion is located in Yeniköy. The value of the mansion is 115 million dollars.

Tahsin Bey Mansion, Yeniköy, Istanbul
Tahsin Bey Mansion, Yeniköy, Istanbul

Kont Ostrorog Mansion

Kont Ostrorog Mansion stands out among the beautiful waterfront mansions on the Bosphorus with its unique architecture. The owner of the mansion, Leon Ostrorog, was an Islamic law expert in the Ottoman Empire. The property, which is located in Kandilli, was purchased by Rahmi Koç in 2000. Kont Ostrorog Mansion is now worth 105 million dollars.

Kont Ostrorog Mansion, Kandilli, Istanbul
Kont Ostrorog Mansion, Kandilli, Istanbul

Zarif Mustafa Pasha Mansion

Zarif Mustafa Pasha Mansion used to be one of the largest property in Istanbul. However, only one part of the property that used to be reserved for men is erect today. The value of the mansion, which is located in Beykoz, is 85 million dollars.

Zarif Mustafa Pasha Mansion, Beykoz, Istanbul
Zarif Mustafa Pasha Mansion, Beykoz, Istanbul

Nuri Pasha Mansion

Nuri Pasha Mansion in Beykoz was constructed around 1895, during the reign of Abdulhamit II. The value of this waterfront mansion is 80 million dollars.

Nuri Pasha Mansion, Beykoz, Istanbul
Nuri Pasha Mansion, Beykoz, Istanbul

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