6 Sights in BEYOĞLU, Turkey (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in BEYOĞLU, Turkey. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in BEYOĞLU, Turkey.

List of cities in Turkey Sightseeing Tours in BEYOĞLU

1. Yeraltı Camii

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Kurshunlu Mahzen is a mosque in the Beyoglu district of Istanbul, Turkey. The specific production year is unknown. According to Evliya Chelebi, the tower was built by Abdulaziz's son Omar in 92 (711) and later converted into a mosque. In the official records of the Ottoman Empire, he was called the Treasury-I Sultani. In some cases, it is called "Kastellion ton Galatau". It was built during the reign of Tiberius II (578-582) to control the entrance to the estuary as a defense against increasing Arab invasions. Chapter XV of Christoforo Buondelmonti. His woodcut, which dates back to the last half century, includes a courtyard house and a tall tower, and is also at one end of a chain leading to the estuary. Neither Matrak ç i Nasuh in 1573 nor Hunername in 1584 saw the Galata Fort/Cellar, which was used as a cellar for various purposes after Istanbul was conquered by the Ottoman Empire, including an armory and a reservoir. Between 1752 and 1956, Köse Bahir Mustafa Pasha converted it into a mosque. Sultan Mahmoud I rebuilt the steeple after it collapsed in a recent earthquake. The graves of Amr Bin al-As in Sahau, Vehb B. Huseyre and Sufayn B. Uyayne in Tebeu are also here. It is considered the most visited shrine in Istanbul, second only to Sultan Yupu. In this rectangular cellar, there are 54 thick vaults supporting the top of the structure. Mosques can only see sunlight through windows opened on walls by the sea. Above is the headquarters of the Coastal Health Center, which was renovated in 1985. The building is a wooden Turkish mansion. The oldest Tuguera found on Istanbul's Kitabe is Mahmoud I's Tuguera, located at the gate of the Tuguera entrance. The mosque has a Muezzin Mahfili. There are two entrances. The first entered from Kemankesh Street and the other from Isolation Street. Due to the difference in jeans, enter from the street in the quarantine area. It's very active today. Caracoy is near the ship dock.

Wikipedia: Yeraltı Camii (TR)

2. Douglas DC-3 'Dakota'

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Douglas DC-3 'Dakota' Towpilot / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Douglas DC-3 is a propeller-driven airliner manufactured by Douglas Aircraft Company, which had a lasting effect on the airline industry in the 1930s to 1940s and World War II. It was developed as a larger, improved 14-bed sleeper version of the Douglas DC-2. It is a low-wing metal monoplane with conventional landing gear, powered by two radial piston engines of 1,000–1,200 hp (750–890 kW). The DC-3 has a cruising speed of 207 mph (333 km/h), a capacity of 21 to 32 passengers or 6,000 lbs (2,700 kg) of cargo, and a range of 1,500 mi (2,400 km), and can operate from short runways.

Wikipedia: Douglas DC-3 (EN)

3. Surp Pirgiç Catholic Church

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Surp Purgic is a church in Karaköy district, Beyoglu district, Istanbul, Turkey. The church was a Catholic Armenian of the Ottoman Empire and part of Sultan II. According to Mahmoud's decree of October 7, 1831, this was the first church they built in Istanbul. On May 12, 1832, the foundation stone was laid by Anton Nurisian and Bishop Nasser Agobos Chukurian. The church was built on January 13, 1834 with stones donated by the Armenian Catholic Church.

Wikipedia: Surp Pırgiç Ermeni Katolik Kilisesi (TR)

4. Molla Zeyrek Mosque

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Zeyrek Mosque or the Monastery of the Pantokrator, is a large mosque in Fazilet Sokağı in the Zeyrek district of Fatih in Istanbul, overlooking the Golden Horn. It is made up of two former Byzantine churches and a chapel joined together and represents the best example of Middle Byzantine architecture in Constantinople. After Hagia Sophia, it is the largest Byzantine religious edifice still standing in Istanbul.

Wikipedia: Zeyrek Mosque (EN)

5. Column of Marcian

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The Column of Marcian is a Roman honorific column erected in Constantinople by the praefectus urbi Tatianus (450-c.452) and dedicated to the Emperor Marcian (450-57). It is located in the present-day Fatih district of Istanbul. The column is not documented in any late Roman or Byzantine source and its history has to be inferred from its location, style and dedicatory inscription.

Wikipedia: Column of Marcian (EN)

6. Atatürk Museum, Şişli

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Atatürk Museum is a historic house museum dedicated to the life of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the first president of the Republic of Turkey. It is located in the district of Şişli, on the European side of Istanbul, Turkey.

Wikipedia: Atatürk Museum, Şişli (EN)

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