Atakoy was named after Mustafa Kemal Ataturk , Turkey’s founding father and was one of Turkey’s first planned suburbs and today it is full of high rise apartment blocks.
Galleria Shopping CenterIt also has the famous Galleria, Istanbul’s first shopping mall, opened in 1988 and built by order of Prime Minister Turgut Ozal who had been totally impressed by the Houston Galleria Mall in the America.
Atakoy Yacht MarinaThis is certainly a great place to shop and is just nearby the shores of the Sea of Marmara where you will find the Atakoy Marina which was Turkey’s first 5-star marina and opened in 1998 (www.atakoymarina.com.tr).
Tomb of Zuharat BabaThe Tomb of Zuharat Baba, a fair-faced white bearded man who is thought to have assisted the Ottoman forces during the 1453 siege of Istanbul and which gets very crowded with visitors every Friday.
BasilicaIn the grounds of the Greek Orthodox Church of Christou Analipsis there is a triple arched basIlica that was built by architect Akilepsos Aleksios in the 19th century.
Basilica Cistern Istanbul
French or Cezayir Street Istanbul
Golden Horn or Halic Istanbul
Istanbul Property For Sale
Studio Flat in Future Park
2 Bedroom Flat in Crown
2 Bedroom Flat in Beylikduzu
Off Plan 3 Bedroom Apartments
Turkish Food Recipes
Borek with Spinach - Pastries
Tea Time Pastry
Quinces in Syrup or Ayva Dessert - Other Desserts
Hunter’s Kebab - Red Meat Courses
Lamb and Okra Stew - Red Meat Courses
Crusted Meatballs or Icli Kofte - Meat Mezes
Turkish Pastrami Borek - Pastries