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Cagaloglu, Istanbul

Categories: Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
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  • This area is good to experience the local Istanbul. There are some restaurants and cafe in which you can taste some local food with local price. There comes some smell of kebab and Turkish coffee arou...  read more »
  • When going through the upward from Sirkeci booksellers right-this is synonymous with the old booksellers and printing press are located in this area, I think it is a very different experience to take a walk. Many in this region mosque, Museum, and historic monuments and Bazaar with tourist attraction. Recommend.
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  • Džaaloglu is a quarter in Istanbul, on the territory of administrative district of Fatih. Named in honour of the eminent members of the Ottoman Empire Čikala-zade Yusuf Sinan Pasha, also known as Džaaloglu Yusuf Sinan Pasha. Genoa Captain Vincenzo Čikala and his 16-year-old son of Scipio during the battle of Djerba in 1560 year captured to because. Once in Istanbul and choosing between life and death, Scipio had converted to Islam and was named named Yusuf. Later, he received a good education in the Corps of janissaries and made a good career: head of the janissaries, beylerbey, Vizier. Before reaching the Grand Admiral of the Ottoman fleet, together with the position he got the prefix to the name-Sinan, meaning "Genoese". In 1596, he even managed to be the Grand Vizier, however, just 40 days, but was dismissed due to foreign intrigues. Quarter Džaaloglu got its name because there is located the Palace of Yusuf Sinan Pasha. Here you can also find the famous baths-Hammam Džaaloglu. Narrow cobbled streets, winding down the Hill, modern buildings interspersed with old, high ancient wall-here there is everything that is inherent in the old town.
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