Bebek istanbul map
Map of bebek istanbul. Bebek istanbul map (Turkey) to print. Bebek istanbul map (Turkey) to download. Bebek is one of the wealthiest neighbourhoods of Istanbul. Bebek istanbul is located on the European shores of the Bosphorus and is surrounded by other wealthy districts such as Arnavutköy, Etiler and Rumeli Hisarı as its shown in bebek istanbul map. It falls within the boundaries of Beşiktaş district of Istanbul. The direct translation of the word "Bebek" into Turkish is "Baby". Bebek was a popular residential district under the Ottoman rule. Its population reflected the multi-diverse society which is still visible today in Bebek historic buildings.
Bebek is also home to Boğaziçi Üniversitesi (The Bosphorus University) as its mentioned in bebek istanbul map, a highly regarded public university established in 1971. Formed from the higher-education division of Robert College, which was founded in 1863 by Christopher Robert, a wealthy merchant from New York, and Cyrus Hamlin, an American missionary and educator, it occupies the buildings and grounds of the former main campus of Robert College. The all-male high school of Robert College merged at the same time with the American College for Girls (founded in 1871 as the Constantinople Home School for Girls) and moved all operations to the wooded campus of the latter school in Arnavutköy, where it still operates as the leading coeducational institution in Turkey.
Important and historic buildings or sites in Bebek neighborhood of Istanbul are: Bebek mosque from 18th-19th century, Yilanli Yali (snake mansion) from 19th century, Kavafyan Mansion from 18th century, Ayse Sultan woods and kiosk as you can see in bebek istanbul map, Ayios Haralambos Greek Ortodox church from 19th century, Kayalar Mescid (small mosque), Asiyan Park and Tevfik Fikret museum, Asiyan cemetary, Bebek Hotel from 1965, and a small wooden ferry pier. Just passed Bebek and Asiyan, you can visit the impressive Rumeli Fortress.