Beylerbeyi

Coordinates: 41°02′34″N 29°02′24″E / 41.04278°N 29.04000°E / 41.04278; 29.04000
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Beylerbeyi
Beylerbeyi Harbor with the Bosphorus Bridge in the background
Beylerbeyi Harbor with the Bosphorus Bridge in the background
Beylerbeyi is located in Turkey
Beylerbeyi
Beylerbeyi
Location in Turkey
Beylerbeyi is located in Istanbul
Beylerbeyi
Beylerbeyi
Beylerbeyi (Istanbul)
Coordinates: 41°02′34″N 29°02′24″E / 41.04278°N 29.04000°E / 41.04278; 29.04000
CountryTurkey
ProvinceIstanbul
DistrictÜsküdar
Population
 (2022)
5,168
Time zoneTRT (UTC+3)
Beylerbeyi Mosque in the Beylerbeyi neighborhood (nineteenth-century view)

Beylerbeyi is a neighbourhood in the municipality and district of Üsküdar, Istanbul Province, Turkey.[1] Its population is 5,168 (2022).[2] It is located on the Asian shore of the Bosporus, to the north of the Bosphorus Bridge. It is bordered on the northeast by the neighborhood of Çengelköy, on the east by Kirazlıtepe, on the southeast by Küplüce, on the south by Burhaniye, on the southwest by Kuzguncuk, and on the northwest by the Bosporus. Directly across the Bosporus is the Ortaköy neighborhood of Istanbul's Beşiktaş municipality.

The main landmark of the neighborhood is the Ottoman Beylerbeyi Palace. Near the palace are various pavilions or kiosks (köşkler), including the two small seaside pavilions (Yalı Köşkleri), imperial stables (Ahır Köşkü), a "sunken" pavilion (Serdab Köşkü or Mermer Köşk), and a yellow pavilion (Sarı Köşk).

Another highly visible site within the neighborhood is the toll plaza on the Otoyol 1 highway for the Bosphorus Bridge.

Some of the wealthiest people in Turkey own homes in the Beylerbeyi neighborhood, including several members of the Sabancı family.[3]

Schools in the neighborhood include the Naval Petty Officers Preparatory School (Deniz Astsubay Hazırlık Okulu), Beylerbeyi Hacı Sabancı High School, Beylerbeyi Elementary School, and Lütfi Ercin Elementary School.

Cultural centers in the neighborhood include the Akbank Beylerbeyi Art Gallery and the Urart Art Center.

Mosques in the neighborhood include the Bostancıbaşı Abdullah Agha Mosque (1581; also known as the İstavroz Mosque),[4][5] Hamid-i Evvel (Abdul Hamid I) Mosque (1778; also known as the Beylerbeyi Mosque),[6] and Cennet (Heaven) Mosque (1967).[7]

Cemeteries in the neighborhood include the Beylerbeyi Küplüce Cemetery.

Tekkes in the neighborhood include the Badawi Tekke of Beylerbeyi.

The neighborhood's football venue is Beylerbeyi 75. Yıl Stadium.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mahalle, Turkey Civil Administration Departments Inventory. Retrieved 12 July 2023.
  2. ^ "Address-based population registration system (ADNKS) results dated 31 December 2022, Favorite Reports" (XLS). TÜİK. Retrieved 12 July 2023.
  3. ^ Lube Ayar. "22 Trilyona Alkışlarla Sabancılar'ın Oldu." Milliyet (newspaper), 13 October 2004. URL: http://www.milliyet.com.tr/2004/10/13/guncel/axgun02.html Retrieved 8 November 2009.
  4. ^ Üsküdar Müftülüğü (Office of the Üsküdar Mufti). Abdullah Ağa Camii. http://www.uskudarmuftulugu.gov.tr/uploads/files/b.abdullahaga.doc[permanent dead link] Retrieved 1 November 2009.
  5. ^ Üsküdar Belediyesi (Municipality of Üsküdar). İstavroz Camii. URL: "Üsküdar Belediyesi". Archived from the original on 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2009-11-02. Retrieved 2 November 2009.
  6. ^ Üsküdar Belediyesi. Beylerbeyi Camii. URL: http://www.uskudar-bld.gov.tr/portal/rehber_/t1.jsp/PageName/rehberAyrinti&ID=2680[permanent dead link] Retrieved 1 November 2009.
  7. ^ Üsküdar Müftülüğü. Cennet Camii. URL: http://www.uskudarmuftulugu.gov.tr/uploads/files/cennet.camii.doc[permanent dead link] Retrieved 1 November 2009.
  8. ^ "Beylerbeyi 75. Yıl Stadı" (in Turkish). Spor Envanteri. Retrieved 2 June 2022.