Address: Sarıyer Köyü Sarıyer
Phone: (0212) 226 1929
Web Site: orman.istanbul.edu.tr
Working Hours: Open to public only on weekdays. Only members are accepted on weekends.
Ataturk Arboretum, known as the living tree museum, is on Buyukdere-Kemerburgaz road and 20 km away from Istanbul. It is located south east of the Belgrade Forest and covers a 345 acer area. This area displays not only its local flora but also many more elected trees and plants brought from all over the world.
Resembling a laboratory, the arboretum serves as a source to many researches.
Please note that it is forbidden to picnic, ride bicycles, photograph without permission and/or to bring your pets.