Kadıköy

Details

Catalogue: 
Ottoman Gardens
Authors: 
Nurhan Atasoy; Seyit Ali Kahraman
Country: 
Turkey
City: 
Istanbul

Source

  • Travel Account, 17th century

Garden Description

Evliya Çelebi describes this place as follows: After the conquest of Istanbul, Fatih Sultan Mehmed demolished the castle of Kadıköy. It still has 800 houses. It has one Muslim neighborhood, seven Greek non-Muslim neighborhoods, and 600 vineyards. There are windmills by the sea.

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