The world’s largest open-air shopping mall, Ordu Street and its Surroundings in the historical peninsula, Pedestrianization and Controlled Traffic Circulation Project” carried out by LASIAD and Fatih Municipality was implemented on the 16th of August 2021, with the decision of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Transportation Coordination Center (UKOME).

The region is between 10:00 am and 9:00 pm It will be closed to traffic except for official, logistics and touristic vehicles.

The work, which will make pedestrian accessibility, cultural and touristic places visible, will further develop trade in the region and reduce air and noise pollution in the historical texture.

“It is a project that we worked hard to stand behind and that we wanted very much”

The Historic Peninsula, which is a very important center of attraction due to its rich historical texture and welcomes millions of visitors every day, Istanbul University, which is more peaceful with its pedestrianization project, and Laleli region, where historical mosques and structures are located, also hosts an intense pedestrian circulation. With the effect of the development of trade, traffic jams have been prevented for years in the area, which is a very active region.