From the suburbs to Sariyer are some of the most beautiful and priceless mansions.
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 HireThere are row boats available here that the fishermen rent out by the hour.
Bebek ParkA small park, just above Belek known as the balkon (balcony), gives great views over the Bosphorus and has a small café there.
Visiting Rumeli FortressTaking 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.
Fatih Sultan Mehmet BridgeVery 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.
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Turkish Food Recipes
Leeks with Carrots and Olive Oil - Vegetable Courses
Lamb Pilaf with Chickpeas, Raisins & Almonds - Rice & Pasta Dishes
Tripe Soup - Soup
Walnut Cookies - Cakes & Cookies
Tea Time Pastry
Cumin Kofte - Red Meat Courses
Pilaf Rice with Lamb & Aubergine - Red Meat Courses