Reading list | Yesilköy

The merciless plunderers of the 4th Crusade came ashore at what was then San Stefano, the southernmost point of European Istanbul. But today's marina is a peaceful place.The lighthouse was built by the French during their residency in the Crimean War, and among a few survibving Art Nouveau villas is one belonging to the Simeonoglou family where the Treaty of San Stefano, signalling the end of the Russo-Turkish war, was signed in 1878. Istanbul's main airport is in Yesilköy and nearby is the Istanbul Aviation Museum.

  • Book
    The Crusades
    Carole Hillenbrand
    £41.99
  • Article
    Crimea
    Norman Stone (1941–2019)
    (Cornucopia 36)

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