Kartepe is a region very close to Maşukiye, which is popular in recent years because it is close to Istanbul. This area has become a center of attraction with the opening of ski facilities and has become the center of those who want to meet the ski resort in winter and nature and green in summer.
Maşukiye, which is the center of attraction of weekends, has become a preference for those who want to spend long holidays with the increase of Kartepe region, enterprises and activists.
Breakfast in Maşukiye and Kartepe is a priority for locals. There are also restaurants that serve open buffet breakfast at weekends, although there are usually resturants serving breakfast. At lunch and dinner, especially in the Maşukiye Trout Valley, Trout varieties, Güveç Cheese, Mıhlama, Güvete Meat dishes are preferred, you can taste the Kuyu Kebab made at Saklı Vadi Kartepe.
At Kartepe we have the chance to perform most winter sports in the season. Besides, the region has one of the indispensable tracks for trekking – nature walk.
Those who come to Maşukiye, especially to the trout restaurants in the region are definitely coming.
Murat Bey, one of the important Circassian ancestors who came to this region in the 1860s, was known as the founder of Maşkiye in 1862-1863. During the War of 93, it was observed that a group called Mahde came from Batum via Sapanca.