Monuments and attractions around zeytinburnu

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Monuments and attractions around zeytinburnu

  1. 1. MONUMENTS AND ATTRACTIONS AROUND ZEYTINBURNU
  2. 2. THE 1453 PANORAMIC MUSEUM The 1453 Panoramic Museum creates a three dimensional depiction of the conquest of Istanbul by the Ottoman Empire on 29th May 1453.
  3. 3. The 1453 Panoramic Museum was created with the help of eight artists and offers a full panorama- in vertical as well as horizontal order- of this important historical battle. The domed roof is also painted to create the illusion of a sky. This incredibly detailed piece of artwork has almost 10,000 detailed figures of Ottoman and Byzantine soldiers; the same number of live models were used in the painting process.
  4. 4. YENİKAPI MEVLEVÎHANE (LODGE OF THE MEVLEVI DERVISHES)  One of the mile stones of the Sufism culture. It makes only one of the merits of "Culture Island of Zeytinburnu".
  5. 5. Abdi Ipekci Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Zeytinburnu. I t has capacity for 12,500 people and regularly hosts concerts, sports events and congresses. This well equipped facility has locker, press and VIP rooms and parking.
  6. 6. MEDICAL BOTANICAL GARDEN NEAR ZEYTINBURNU It s the one and only medical botanical garden of Turkey. There are more than 600 medicinal plants.
  7. 7. CHURCH OF ST. MARY OF THE SPRING (BALIKLI CHURCH)  The Church is  located near the  Greek Orthodox  Cemetery  at Kazlıçeşme  ( a town of  Zeytinburnu)
  8. 8. BALIKLI HOLY SPRING  Ayazmas are fountains which are believed by the Christian world to have healing powers. It has survived its existence till today.  The real name is the Balıklı Ayazma (a sacred fountain with fish). It s the most famed ayazma in Istanbul and it is called as "Holy Water" by the Othodox Christian world.
  9. 9. It was one of the largest examples of Turkish- Islamic architecture in İstanbul. It s named after Fatih Sultan Mehmed’s conquerence of İstanbul. FATİH MOSQUE
  10. 10. İSTANBUL CITY WALLS  Istanbul City Walls (totalling to 22 km ) are over three separate regions. Marmara Walls on the Marmara Sea coastline and Haliç Walls along the Haliç (Golden Horn)  coast line and the Land  Walls a larger portion of  which falls  within the  Zeytinburnu District.

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