Anadolu Feneri (MEGT)
Istanbul, Türkiye
Evliya Çelebi describes this place as follows: To the north of Kavak town, toward Yoroz Mountain, stands Anadolu Feneri. The distance from the Anatolian lighthouse to the Servi Burnu, which is located to the south, is 8,000 adım. At this burun, there is a sed of Süleyman, a green area adorned with cypresses and with a view of the surroundings.

Source: Travel Account, 17th century

-Nurhan Atasoy, Seyit Ali Kahraman


Evliya Çelebi Seyahatnâmesi: Topkapı Sarayı Bağdat 304 Yazmasının transkripsiyonu (Open in Zotero)

Originally published at: Atasoy, Nurhan, and Seyit Ali Kahraman “Anadolu Feneri.” Middle East Gardens Traditions. Dumbarton Oaks, December 1, 2014. Archived at:

Istanbul, Türkiye
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Dates of attested life: 17th century- 19th century
Date of entry of information: August 2007
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