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Fenerbahce, Istanbul

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The Fenerbahçe Lighthouse, a historical lighthouse still in use, is located on the northern coast of Sea of Marmara at Fenerbahçe neighborhood of Kadıköy district in Istanbul, Turkey.HistoryHistorical documents mention that the location of the cape caused often maritime damage. In 1562, Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent (reigned 1520-1566) issued a decree, in which he ordered the establishment of a light on the rocks at Kalamış Cape, as the location was called that time.Built in 1857, the lighthouse stands on a point at Cape Fenerbahçe close to the eastern side of the Bosporus entrance. The location Fenerbahçe was named after the lighthouse (literally: "Fener" for lighthouse and "bahçe" for garden). It is situated about 1.5km south of Kadıköy in a public park. The 20m tower with a cylindrical form has two galleries. The lighthouse is painted white. A masonry one-story keeper's house is attached to it.The lighthouse was initially lit by kerosene, however the light source was later replaced by Dalén light using carbide (acetylene gas). Currently, it runs on electricity. The lighthouse's lantern has a 1,000 W light source. The light flashes twice in group white through a catadioptric reflector system with cylindrical lens having a focus length of 500mm every 12 seconds 1.5 seconds long, which is visible at a range of 15mi. The lighthouse's foghorn blasts every 60 seconds in foggy conditions.
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  • Fenerbahçe after passing through much of the Marina on the end nobody knows Liverpool have good cafés with great landscape and Park in quiet peaceful atmosphere you can relax and explore a great place for the whole family
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  • Separate each season enjoyable, but when more enjoyable summer. In the cafes and restaurants to enjoy separate parks. Fenerbahce Park, Cape, island, all in the name of whatever you say, it is a place you can enjoy exquisite "great park, with children's play areas, tea gardens and a living area with cafes. The nose section of the wooden table you can also sit to breakfast against the island. Now located on the shed cafe, located in the cafe or cafes romantika small snacks and tea.
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  • For lovers of picnic with a great view of the sea in a hydillique place where you could imagine in the forest and at the same time by sea all without leaving Istanbul Park is a place of dreams.
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