UĞURLU HAN (aka KEFELİ HAN & BOTİM) is one of the well known buildings located on the most prestigious part of Karaköy Quarter, Beyoğlu. The property is located right across Karaköy ferry dock, right beside Galataport project.
The property is located at a distance of 650 m. to Galata Tower, 200 m. to Galata Port, less than 1 km. To Eminönü, 2 km. to Taksim Square.
The region is mainly characterized as a historical finance district, with important landmarks such as Galata Tower. It has easy access to every direction. Also there is proximity advantage to public transportation; Karaköy ferry, railroad, funicular system, subway (sishane 8 min. by walk).
The change in modern office requirements resulted relocation of corporate companies from the region to new modern business districts. But several buildings continue to be used as headquarters of insurance companies, training and conference centers of Banks and other companies. The central location and architectural merit of the buildings preserves the interest to the region. The region is mainly occupied by traditional commercial units, ancient bazaars, recreational areas and monumental touristic landmarks. As the region is being an attractive point for tourism, there occuring a propensity of altering present use of historical buildings to conceptual boutique hotels, hostels, restaurants and bars.
About Uğurlu Han
Currently, the building is accustomed to a single corporate entity and is serving for office use. The landlord used to occupy for more than decades, and decided lately to leave the premises in order to move to a smaller office space, whilst expecting to find a corporate tenant;