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Rumeli Hisarı Promenade

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

Description

Evliya Çelebi describes one of the area’s famous products: There is found an unequalled kind of cherry in its hills. It is so famous in the land of Greeks, Arabs, and Persians that the latter call it the Greek gülnâr [Rum gülnârı]. Its juicy cherry weighs one riyal.

 

Source

  • Travel Account, 17th century
Catalogue
Ottoman Gardens
City
Istanbul
Country
Turkey
Authors
Nurhan Atasoy;
Seyit Ali Kahraman