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Beylerbeyi Palace Museum

Museums

Kucuksu Pavilion or Kasri

Museums

Cafe Smyrna

Bars - Pubs

Yalova Hot Springs

Thermal SPA

Feraye Meyhanesi

Traditional Turkish (Fasil - Meyhane)

Bebek Istanbul

Bebek Istanbul
Bebek (baby in Turkish) is the start of where the real wealth of the Bosphorus can be seen.
From the suburbs to Sariyer are some of the most beautiful and priceless mansions.
Just a 15 minute walk from Arnavutkoy along a park-side promenade to the village square where rich kids hang to eat ice cream.

Arriving by boat and to the left of the jetty is Bebek’s most famous waterfront building Khedive’s Palace (Hıdıv Sarayı) an Art Nouveau style mansion belonging to the Egyptian Consulate.

Things to do in Bebek

Row Boats for Hire

There are row boats available here that the fishermen rent out by the hour.

Bebek Park

A small park, just above Belek known as the balkon (balcony), gives great views over the Bosphorus and has a small café there.

Visiting Rumeli Fortress

Taking a 15 minute walk north of Bebek along the promenade is the fortress of Rumeli Fortress and was constructed in just 4 months in 1452 before the Ottoman conquest of the city. It has an open-air theatre and provides concerts and plays in the summer evenings particularly during the International Music Festival.

Bebek Mosque

Located adjacent to Bebek Ferry Terminal, Bebek Mosque was cosntructed for Damat Ibrahim Pasa in 1726.

Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge

Very close by is the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, the second bridge on the Bosphorus and at 1090m is one of the longest suspension bridges in the world, it was completed in 1988. This is where in 512 BC King Darius of Persia crossed the straits in his pontoon bridge.

Asiyan Museum

Istanbul Photos

Riva Istanbul

Beyoglu Istanbul

Tophane Istanbul

Zeki Pasa Mansion House

Laleli Fatih Istanbul

Haydarpasa Train Station Istanbul

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Turkish Food Recipes

Milk Pudding or Muhallebi - Dairy Desserts

Dessert

Turkish Baklava - Other Desserts

Dessert

Ezme or Crushed Tomato Salad - Salads

Cold Meze

Chestnut Cake - Cakes & Cookies

Tea Time Pastry

Kidney Beans with Olive Oil, Potato and Carrot - Vegetable Courses

Main Course

Courgette Stuffed with Beef - Red Meat Courses

Main Course

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