An artsy neighborhood under the first Bosporus bridge, Ortakoy offers trendy boutiques, seaside nightclubs, cafes, restaurants, and many historical monuments. This small fishing village literally "in the middle" of the European Bosporus became a cosmopolitan area during the reign of the Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent. The communities of Turks, Greeks, Armenians, and Jews all left their mark on the neighborhood, which features historical baths, palaces, mansions, mosques, a church, and a synagogue. Stop for refreshment at one of the tea terraces overlooking the strait. Do not miss the Ortaköy Mosque, a late example of Istanbul's imperial mosques, and the Çırağan Palace, which houses one of the most luxurious hotels in the city. Put Ortakoy into our Istanbul road trip site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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Un beau endroit pour prendre un peu de soleil au milieu de la rive europiéenne, la mosquée et top aussi a voir. more »A beautiful place to sunbathe in the middle of the Europpieran shore, the mosque and top also to see.
You can't miss visiting Ortakoy Mosque and neighborhood! One of the many best places Istanbul offers us, travelers. more »
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