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Istanbul’s most famous café Pierre Loti

-Attractions June 29, 2016
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Pierre loti

Pierre loti

Do you know Istanbul Pierre Loti? This place is located European side of the city. First thing you should know about it; It has an amazing view of Golden Horn.  It is in the tomb of Eyup Sultan and there are a few cafes in this places. When you get there if you want climp, ıf you want to use cable car. So many people ask to us Pirre Loti Cafe. This cafe also has an amazin view. If you are wondering its menu you can see from here. (click here..)

The famous Pierre Loti cafe is on the first hill behind Eyüp. The fammous French poet-author Pirre Loti, who loved Istanbul, came here quite often to admire the view of the Golden Horn. A cable car is available to reach top of the hill.

Cross the Golden Horn, at the northern slopes was the locatin of a large Emprial Palece only one pavilion remains, known as the Aynalı Kavak Pavilion, it know houses a collection of old musical instruments.

Pierre Loti History and View

pierre loti eyup sultan

There is a cemetery to the north of the Eyüp Mosque which takes about a ten-minute walk. Some of the students of the great Muslim thinker Bediüzzaman Said Nursi are buried on the side of the Eyüp Sultan Hill facing away from the Golden Horn: Zübeyir Gündüzalp, Mustafa Nezihi Polat, Tahiri Mutlu, Sadullah Nutku,mand Bekir Berk. After walking 3-4 minutes up the slope, there is grave of the famous poet Necip Fazıl Kısakürek. To enjoy the view, continue up the hill a little. Here is Pierre Loti, where you can enjoy a cup of tea accompained by a magnificent view of the Istanbul.

This area known as Pierre loti is named after a French novelist who lived from 1850 till 1923. Pierre Loti, whose real name was Louis Marie Juilen Viaud, was a novel officer. While serving in the navy, Pierre Loti had the opportunity to see Middele Eastern and Asian countries, and became acquainted with their cultures. He used knowledge of such places in the memoirs and novels he wrote. When visiting Istanbul, the city and the Ottoman culture had a great effect on him. Subsequently, Pierre Loti visited the city many times and lived here for a long time.

The Pierre Loti Cafe house, which rest on the back of Eyüp, is a calm and serene place. Pierre Loti, who admired Ottoman style and life style, often visited the coffee house here.

In the Vicinity of Pierre Loti

Eyup Sultan

Eyup Sultan

Eyup Sultan Mosque, Eyüp is on of the Islam’s secred sites. Eyüp-el- Ensari, the flag bearer of Mohammed, died here in the 7th century during the Aran siege. His grave discovered during the conquest of Istanbul, was enclosed by a large mausoleum, and the first mosque in Istanbul was built next to it.

The original mosque, built by the conqueror, collapsed in an earthquake in the 18th century and was replaced by another mosque completed in 1800. On Islamic holy days and every Friday, throngs of believers visit the mauseloum of Eyüp. The centruies- old trees, flocks of pigeons flying and believers praying, create a lively and mystic atmosphere in the environs of the mosque and the mausoleums.

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