Istanbul Info

istanbul Guide

Hotel Sari Konak Sultanahmet

Boutique Hotel

Hayal Kahvesi

Bars - Pubs

Polish Consulate Istanbul


Büyük Londra

Bars - Pubs

Millennium Metrocity Shopping Center

Shopping Centre

Silivri Gate or Silivrikapi Istanbul

Silivri Gate or Silivrikapi Istanbul
Silivri Gate ( Silivrikapi in Turkish ) is also known as the Gate of Selebria or the Mukaddes Kaynak Gate, named after the nearby sacred spring, and was later renamed after the Silivri road that passed through it.  It was through this gate that a Byzantine army from Nicaea ( now Iznik ) marched to expel the Latin’s in 1261.

Places to Visit Closeby

Hadim Ibrahim Pasa Mosque

Inside the walls at Silivri Road (Caddesi) stands the graceful Hadım (“the Eunuch”) Ibrahim Pasa Mosque designed by Mimar Sinan and dates back to 1551.  Hadim is buried in the grounds.

Bala Kulliyesi Mosque Complex

Bala Külliyesi Mosque Complex is just around the corner on Tekke Maslağı Sokak.  The complex was originally built by Bala Süleyman Ağa who was the Topcubasi (Chief Cannon Master) and took part in the siege of Constantinople.  Sazkar Kalfa had it completely rebuilt in 1863 as a Nakshibendi lodge and the last official Queen Mother; Piriüstü Valide Sultan added a school and fountain.  After sustaining severe damage in an earthquake in 1894, Adile Sultan had the complex fully repaired.


Silivri Gate is located in Yenikapi district of Fatih .

Istanbul Photos

Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in Istanbul

Karakoy Istanbul

Ortakoy Istanbul

Luxury Hotels Of Istanbul

Cengelkoy Istanbul

Ulus Istanbul

Istanbul Property For Sale


Istanbul Residence Apartments for sale


Brand New Development from the


Off Plan Project in Bahcesehir


Studio Flat in Future Park

Turkish Food Recipes

Tarator - Other Mezes

Cold Meze

Cauliflower Soup - Soup

Chicken & Courgette Soup - Soup

Manti - Rice & Pasta Dishes

Main Course

Red Lentil Soup - Soup

Fish Borek - Seafood Mezes

Hot Meze

x Message Sent