The çengelkoy area is the most famous area in Istanbul, Asia
Turkey is the cradle of many civilizations and cultures, it is considered one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world with its historical and archaeological tourist attractions in addition to the charming nature that it has , it is famous for its tourist cities that occupy the highest level among the tourist cities in the world ,
The most famous Turkish tourist cities, which measure up to the first ranks among the international tourist cities, Istanbul, which is one of the most beautiful tourist cities in Turkey in particular and all parts of the world in general, as Istanbul is famous for its location that connects the continent of Asia to the continent of Europe, as it stretches on both continents,
Istanbul is famous with both its European and Asian sides, for its historical and archaeological tourist attractions, in terms of mosques, palaces, castles, museums and forts that tell the stories of civilizations and empires that were established on its lands through the ages and that nothing remains of it but its traces that have been remained witness on it .
In addition to the charming nature of Istanbul in terms of the spread of green spaces, marine coasts, rivers and lakes.
Today in our article we will talk about the Asian side of the Turkish city ,Istanbul, which is famous in addition to its historical and monumental tourist attractions for its beautiful nature, fresh air and calmness that makes you feel relaxed,
the Asian side of Istanbul is less crowded and quieter than the European side, and is considered The ideal place for the tourists who love the calm and relaxation.
Today in our article, we will go on a trip to one of the most beautiful places in Istanbul, in the Asian section, The çengelkoy, which is one of The most famous historical, archeological and natural tourist places on the Asian side of Istanbul
The çengelkoy area is located in Istanbul, in the Asian part of the city, at the curvature of the Bosphorus strait near the Escudar region between the Beylerbey and Vankoy regions.
And çengelKoy is two words, one of which is Byzantine, which is çengel and means The connecting, and the other is the Turkish word, which is Koy and means the village so that the meaning of çengelkoy becomes the village The connecting village
A glimpse into the history of the çengelKoy region
the çengelKoy region considers one of the oldest inhabited areas in Istanbul , it has a history dating back thousands of years and has had several civilizations such as Byzantine, Roman, and Ottoman
Tourism in çengelKoy
the çengelKoy area is one of the most beautiful tourist areas in Asian Istanbul, , but it did not take its right to fame like other region
The region contains many historical monuments, the most important of it , the Aya (Yorgi) Church, the most famous Christian monument in Istanbul, which dates back to the fifth century AD
The church was built during the Byzantine Empire, and was used as a place to treat mental illnesses during the reign of the Ottoman Empire
The çengelKoy region is also famous for its calm marine coast, which is characterized by the presence of an perennial oak tree that adorns the beach. Under of it shadows, a garden was established to drink tea, which has become one of the most famous cafes with a charming view of the Bosphorus
In the region there is also a port and station for marine ships that from it launch the cruises to Asia and Europe
There are many restaurants and cafes in the area that offer delicious Turkish cuisine, in addition to the municipal restaurants
There is also among the historic alleys of the çengelKoy, a place of chocolate and coffee, which offers the most luxurious chocolate, in the center of the cafe there is a fountain of water which in it the rose water flow , which smells scattered throughout the café
The çengelKoy area has a distinctive marine coast where you can walking or sit and enjoy the sea view, especially during sunset