Kanlıca (MEGT)
Istanbul, Turkey
Evliya Çelebi describes this place as follows: In the vicinity of Incirli, there are 300 houses with gardens by the sea. Next to it, there is Kanlıca, which has recently become a prosperous place. By the sea, there are beautiful houses with gardens and vineyards and serene waterfront mansions. There are no non-Muslims in this city. There are seven Muslim neighborhoods and seven mosques in total.


Source: Travel Account, 17th century


-Nurhan Atasoy, Seyit Ali Kahraman


Source:

Evliya Çelebi Seyahatnâmesi: Topkapı Sarayı Bağdat 304 Yazmasının transkripsiyonu (Open in Zotero)


Originally published at: Atasoy, Nurhan, and Seyit Ali Kahraman “Kanlıca.” Middle East Gardens Traditions. Dumbarton Oaks, December 1, 2014. https://www.doaks.org/resources/middle-east-garden-traditions/catalogue/C98. Archived at: https://perma.cc/5UDZ-R9BM.

Location
Istanbul, Turkey
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Dates of attested life: 19th century
Date of entry of information: August 2007
Style Periods
1299-1922
Variant Names
Kanlıca
Building Usages
landscape
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