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Kara Pirî Paşa Village Gardens

 
Catalogue
Ottoman Gardens
City
Istanbul
Country
Turkey
Dates
ca. 1517/1523 ca. 19th century
Authors
Nurhan Atasoy;
Seyit Ali Kahraman

Description

Evliya Çelebi describes this place as follows: Since Kara Pirî Paşa [grand vizier under Selim I and Süleyman I from 1517 to 1523] enjoyed the orchards, gardens, water, and weather of this location, he planted a garden and ordered the building of a village here; it is thus named after him. There about 1,000 prosperous houses with gardens and vineyards.

 

Source

  • Travel Account, 17th century
Catalogue
Ottoman Gardens
City
Istanbul
Country
Turkey
Dates
ca. 1517/1523 ca. 19th century
Authors
Nurhan Atasoy;
Seyit Ali Kahraman