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Bebek District

ISTANBUL September 20, 2016
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Bebek Bay

Bebek Bay

There were gardens of the Sultan in Bebek Bay which was covered with greenery till 18th century and it wa not a desired place for settlement. Its population started to increase after the cnstruction of Bebek Qasr. Bebek Mosque  and various buildings in the reign of Ahmet III (1703 -30). From the mid 19th century, Bebek, which was used as a summer resort, became a constant settlement area after steamboat and tram transportations reached this section. Bebek Qasr which was settled parallel to the Bosphorus and was a beautiful example of Turkish civilian architecture waith its 110m length was demolished by Abdulmecit in 1846. Bebek Mosque built near Bebek Quasr was demolished in 1913 and the present mosque was built by Kemalettin Bey in its place. It was built in National Architectural Style I and consists of; a square place covered with single dome and a last gathering stoa. The beautiful building across the mosque is a summerhouse of Egyptian Consulate.

bebek-beaches

It was built by Hidiv family in the begining of 20th century in place of the mansion of Grand Vizier Ali Pasha.

Many apartments have build rapidly in Bebek after it became one of the outstanding district of modern Bosphorus. At the end of the bay on the other side of Bosphorus Küçüksu Qasr with its wonderful façade attracts your attention.

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