Where the name drives fromTarabya is much larger than Kalender and rather more impressive. Its name appears to be a corruption
Greek Orthodox ChurchesThere are two Greek Orthodox churches in Tarabya, one is at the entrance of Sumer Woods, and dedicated to Hagia Paraskeve, the other is dedicated to Hagios Konstantinos, and both serve as a reminder to the large Greek Orthodox population that used to live here.
The Grand Tarabya HotelThe recently restored Grand Tarabya Hotel towers over Tarabya bay and is built on the site of a summer retreat that was coupled with the historic Tokatliyan Hotel in Pera that was unfortunately destroyed by a fire in 1954.
Click to read on Summer Houses located in this area.
Getting to TarabyaYou can take the bus from Kabatas and Besiktas or take the dolmus from 4. Levent Metro Station.
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