Living in Yenikapi and the EconomyAt first glance Yenikapı appears to be rather uninteresting, sitting in between the hectic Kennedy Road and a large car showroom but the vast stone-walled
Yenikapi HarbourYenikapı is home to a huge harbour that has been there since Byzantine times and where many sunken medieval ships have been discovered. The docks today are used by the huge sea buses that run to the Marmara Islands, Bursa , Yalova and Bandirma .
Yenikapi Underground StationThere is an underground station being built at Yenikapı that will be part of the huge Marmaray Project.
Greeks, Armenians & Turks in YenikapiYenikapı was predominantly a Greek neighbourhood until in 1453 when Sultan Mehmed II resettled many Armenians here. Turkish Muslims then started to move into the neighbourhood constructing mosques and other religious buildings although today the area is better known for its many bars and nightclubs.
Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art Istanbul
Pera Palas Jumeirah Hotel Istanbul
Zeki Pasa Mansion House
Istanbul Property For Sale
Turkish Food Recipes
Courgette with Olive Oil - Vegetable Courses
Gozleme with Potato Filling - Pastries
Tea Time Pastry
Saksuka - Fried Aubergine with Yogurt and Tomato Sauce - Vegetable Mezes
Pilaf with Almonds - Rice & Pasta Dishes
Gardener’s Kebab - Red Meat Courses
Tel Kadayif or Kadayif Threads - Other Desserts