It has a busy fish market sitting alongside it offering the freshest fish and you will find a few more fish restaurants here. Although renovations have been made to some of the old wooden houses the area remains rather dilapidated which you will notice as you leave the main square walking towards Nisanca and Yenikapi . In the 17th century Kumkapı became an important area after the Armenian Patriarchate moved from Samatya to here.
Historical Places to Visit in KumkapiSome of the main sites that you can visit in Kumkapi are: The Armenian Patriarchate , Tavasi Suleyman Aga Mosque and the Greek Churches.
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Pounded Meat - Wheat Dish or Keskek - Red Meat Courses
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