Salagak .. A unique tourist destination in Istanbul, Asia!
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On the coast of the Asian side of Istanbul, Turkey, and in the Uskudar district in particular, is the “Salajak” neighborhood, which is a unique destination for local and foreign tourists.
At the same time, in this neighborhood you can see the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, the Hagia Sophia Museum, the Topkapi Palace, the Galata Tower, and the Girl’s Tower, which are among the most important symbols of Istanbul.
An expanded introductory report for Istanbul states that the Salajak neighborhood attracts the interest of Istanbul residents and tourists thanks to its walking spaces, dining facilities and historical aesthetics.
In the Uskudar region that you reach using the ship and boat trips traveling from the Eminonu and Karakoy stations, or through the Marmaray subway, you can first visit the Mihrimah Sultan Mosque, which was built by Architect Sinan and by order of the Sultan Mehrma the daughter of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, and the complex that belongs to him.
The other sections of the complex, many of which have not reached our days, and the school’s complex is being used in the name of “Mihrimah Sultan Medical Center”. Among the monuments that have arrived to this day are the shrines of the two sons of Sultana Muhrama, Osman Agha, the son of Rustam Pasha, and the Emir of the Ottoman Navy Sinan Pasha.
In front of the Mosque of Mihrimah Sultan, you will see the path of Ahmed III, which was built by order of Sultan Ahmed III, with the aim of satisfying the needs of the passersby from the strait in 1728. Famous verses of poets Nadeem, Shaker, and Karmali Mustafa can be seen on the road built according to the Rococo architecture, which is in the form of Faucet and not a fountain.
When you look towards the left side of the road, you will see the Mosque of Yeni mother, which was built by order of Sultan Ahmed III between 1708 and 1710 in the name of Sultana the mother Husky the nation of God Rabaa Kalnoush, and the complex that belongs to him. Next to the mausoleum of Sultana, the mother inside the area that includes the mosque, there is Sabil and Shadrawan (the place of ablution). The mosque can be accessed from 5 gates.
When you go out of the door of the mosque known as the “Imam Gate”, and you arrive at Ongular Street, and you continue walking towards the right side and bypassing towards the alley of Yukushu harms, you will see the Nagy Akuse Museum of kites, which is the first and only in our country and one of 18 aircraft museums Paper around the world.
You can spend fun times inside the museum, which gives you an opportunity to see about 750 kites collected from different regions around the world, as well as participate in workshops for kite design.
When you return from the alley that houses the Kite Museum to Ongular Street again, then walk to the left roads and head towards Doganjar Street, you can see a lot of cafes to spend time and rest.
After completing Doganjar Street, you will find yourselves in the coastal strip, and the first thing that will attract your attention is the Solar Mosque of Pasha, thanks to its location. The area that includes the mosque built by Shamsi Ahmad Pasha by the architect Sinan in 1580, inside it has a shrine and a public library.
The mosque is exposed to the winds of the strait because of its location, and birds cannot land on this place because the animals are unable to stand in the places where the wind is blowing. For this, it is also called the Kush Kunmaz Mosque (meaning the mosque that birds do not land on).
A long coastline awaits you after Shamsi Pasha Mosque. Besides walking, you can also drive bikes here on its own road. You can also spend time fishing in the coast, and there are also seating benches along the coastline and open cafes where you can taste the semi cakes with tea, which are a traditional duo in our kitchen.
While walking along the coast, you can see the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, the Hagia Sophia Museum, the Galata Tower, and the ships that organize excursions through which you can reach the Kadi Judge. 200 meters into the sea, you will see in Salajak the famous girl tower of legends built on a small island.
The famous tower of the legends was built on a small island 150-200 meters off Salajak in Oskdar. This building, which is named in foreign sources as “Maiden Tower”, was built in ancient history with the aim of observing ships entering the strait and after adding the tower on it, use As a defense tower, during the reign of the Ottoman Empire the building was used as a venue for shows to a greater extent, then it turned into a quarantine in 1830.
The Girl Tower, which has been shown in many Turkish and Hollywood films, has been restored more than once. The Girl’s Tower offers its services today as a café-restaurant. You can reach the Girl’s Tower using boats from Salaga. There are a lot of cafes along the coast in Salaga. You will also se