Buca Seven Lakes (also known as Yedigöller) is inspired by the seven lakes of Bolu and Abant Mountains in Bolu city. Buca seven lakes is a recreation area located in a natural valley of more than 100 thousand square meters on the river bottom that dries up between Izkent and Evka 1 districts of Buca.
Buca Seven Lakes project, which was opened to visitors in 2003 with the cooperation of Buca Municipality and Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, has been neglected over time due to both unconscious use and natural conditions. After the renewal tender of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, Buca Seven Lakes facilities will return to their old days.
What’s in Buca Seven Lakes?
The Buca Seven Lakes hosts many facilities. For example, one of the area’s main features is a 70-meter-long tower bridge that connects Izkent and Evka-1 neighborhoods. Another significant attraction is the Pir Sultan Abdal and Yunus Emre Sculptures opened for the public. Also, the area has resting areas, viewing, sitting groups, decorative lighting elements. The area is approximately 15 thousand square meters, and it has waterfalls connected to the seven lakes. Furthermore, there are viewing terraces, windmills, nostalgic water well, children’s playgrounds, various animal figures, an open-air disco, slate walking paths, green areas decorated with grass, flowers, and palm trees.
The valley, which was built within the scope of the project, its construction began in March 2000. It also includes a cafeteria with an interior area of 1033 m2, a restaurant with an interior area of 2185 m2, a fine arts street of 324 m2, and a 360 m2 performance center.
Where is Buca Seven Lakes? 📍
How to get to Buca’s Seven Lakes? 🚖
🚌 Bus: You can get to Buca Seven Lakes with a 5-minute walk by getting off at the bus stop No. 46008, called İzkent 1. By using the buses on the 374 İzkent-Konak and 874 İzkent- Şirinyer Transfer lines, which are affiliated with ESHOT, the public transportation company of İzmir Metropolitan Municipality.