Promenade of Büyük Çamlıca (MEGT)
Istanbul, Türkiye
Evliya Çelebi relates that the imperial garden was called the “Vineyard of the World” (Cihan bağı), and that uphill from it was a Sufi convent.


Source: Travel Account, 17th century


-Nurhan Atasoy, Seyit Ali Kahraman


Resources:

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


Originally published at: Atasoy, Nurhan, and Seyit Ali Kahraman “Promenade of Büyük Çamlıca.” 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, Türkiye
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Dates of attested life: 19th century
Date of entry of information: August 2007
Style Periods
1299-1922
Variant Names
Promenade of Büyük Çamlıca
Building Usages
landscape
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