LocationThe pretty village of Cengelkoy is a short walk from Beylerbeyi and is just around the bend of the Bosphorus .
Places to Visit in Cengelkoy
Kuleli Military SchoolFamous for its landmark building, the kuleli, that during the Crimean War was the hospital that served Florence Nightingale, although it is currently closed to the public.
Kucuksu Kasri or Goksu PalaceA 10 minute bus ride away is the Kucuksu Kasri or Goksu Palace (both names taken from two nearby streams) and was built by Nikogos Balian. The palace has an extremely ornate exterior and the rococo carving is best seen from the Bosphorus which was the intended approach to the palace. The interior is decorated with lace and carpets from Hereke, Bohemian crystal chandeliers and floors of mahogany inlaid with rose and almond wood and ebony.
Church of St George
Sultan Vahdettin Kosku or Mansion
Cevahir Shopping Center Istanbul
Burgazada Island Istanbul
Istanbul Property For Sale
Turkish Food Recipes
Pilaf with Chicken Liver - Rice & Pasta Dishes
Turkish Ricotta Fritters - Other Desserts
Roasted Red Pepper Cheese Rolls - Vegetable Mezes
Yogurt or Yayla Soup - Soup
Chickpeas with Minced Beef - Red Meat Courses
Raisin Walnut Cake - Cakes & Cookies