8 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 8 sights are available in Beyoğlu, Turkey.

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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. Ahi Çelebi Cami

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The Ahi Chelebi Mosque is a mosque in the Emin ö nüs district of the Fatih district in Turkey. It is also known as "Kanlibokuk Mosque" and "Yemmarkiz Mosque". It is located behind the Istanbul University of Commerce, near the Dungeons Inn, on Yogurtchilar Street. Banisi is Ahi Mehmet Chelebi. His name is also known as Ahmed and Mahmoud. His better-known name is Ahi Chelebi. Ahi Chelebi is a doctor in Turkey who has worked as a doctor twice and lives in Second Bayezeed and Yavuz Selim. His father was Fatih Sultan Mehmet and the second famous doctor of the Bayezeit era, Tabriz or Mevlana Kemal, from Shirvan. Ahmed Celebi studied medicine mainly from his father. He was in his 90s and died in Cairo during the pilgrimage and was buried near the tomb of Imam Shafii, according to sources. The mosque was burned twice in 1539 and 1653, and was severely damaged in the earthquake of 1892. The buildings displayed between the works of Tezkiretül-Ebney and Mimar Sinan of Tezkiretül-Bünyan have been destroyed for years. It was restored and put back into use in the 1990s.

Wikipedia: Ahi Çelebi Camii (TR)

3. Surp Pirgiç Catholic Church

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Surp Pırgiç Church is a church located in Karaköy district of Beyoğlu district of Istanbul province in Turkey. Mahmud II issued an edict on April 6, 1830 and with this edict he formed a separate community with the name of "Catholic Nation". The church was the first church built by Catholic Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire in Istanbul with the edict dated October 7, 1831 issued by Sultan Mahmud II. It was founded on May 12, 1832 by Archbishop Andon Nuriciyan and Nazir Agopos Çukuryan. It was opened for worship on the day of Jesus' circumcision. (January 13, 1834) The church was built in masonry with the donations of the Armenian Catholic Society.

Wikipedia: Surp Pırgiç Ermeni Katolik Kilisesi (TR)

4. Arap Mosque

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Arap Mosque is a mosque in the Karaköy quarter of Istanbul, Turkey. The building was originally a Roman Catholic church erected in 1325 by the friars of the Dominican Order, near or above an earlier chapel dedicated to Saint Paul in 1233. Although the structure was altered during the Ottoman period, it is the only example of medieval religious Gothic architecture remaining in Istanbul.

Wikipedia: Arap 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. Cihangir Camii

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Cihangir Camii Geneviève PETIT / CC BY-SA 3.0

Cihangir Mosque, Beyoğlu, is located in the Pürtelaş neighborhood, on the slope of Cihangir. The first mosque was built by Suleiman the Magnificent for Şehzade Cihangir by Mimar Sinan (1559). Then the mosque was repeatedly destroyed and built in earthquakes and fires, and the last time it was renovated by Abdulhamid II in 1889.

Wikipedia: Cihangir Camii (TR)

7. Galata Tower

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The Galata Tower, officially the Galata Kulesi Museum, is an old Genoese tower in the Galata part of the Beyoğlu district of Istanbul, Turkey. Built as a watchtower at the highest point of the (lost) Walls of Galata, the tower is now an exhibition space and museum, and a symbol of Beyoğlu and Istanbul.

Wikipedia: Galata Tower (EN)

8. Kılıç Ali Pasha Mosque

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The Kılıç Ali Pasha Mosque is a mosque at the heart of a complex designed and built between 1580 and 1587 by Mimar Sinan, who at the time was in his 90s. The mosque itself was constructed in 1578-1580.

Wikipedia: Kılıç Ali Pasha Complex (EN)


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