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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Akmerkez Shopping Center
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Turkish Food Recipes
Turkish Style Pizza with Minced Beef or Lamb - Red Meat Courses
Aubergine or Egg Plant Salad - Salads
Dried Figs Stuffed with Walnuts - Other Desserts
Raw Meatballs - Cig Kofte - Other Mezes
Fried Courgette with Yogurt Sauce - Vegetable Mezes
Beef or Lamb Tava - Red Meat Courses