Tuesday, 26 February 2013 13:45

Kınalıada - Beaches

There are pebble beaches all around the island, including two on the shore of the village itself, one on either side of the iskele. There is a swimming pool at the Water Sports Club (Kınalıada Su Sporları Külübü) on the northern shore of the island, as well as at the Teos beach on the southern coast. There are also beaches and seaside restaurants along the coast outside the village, some of which can be reached by boat from the iskele. Behind one of the beaches on the south coast there is an ayazma, or sacred spring, dedicated to St. Fotini.
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Tuesday, 26 February 2013 13:44

Kınalıada - Görey Köşkü

Görey Köşkü now known as the Poyrazlı Köşkü (built by the graphic artist Ihap Hulusi Görey, who did the famous painting, a reproduction of which still appears on the label of the Külüp Rakı bottle, in which he is shown along with the writer Fazıl Ahmet Aykaç, his neighbor on Kınalı; the current owner is Ismet Paşalar.

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Tuesday, 26 February 2013 13:42

Kınalıada - Ağası Evi II

Ağası Evi II built in the late nineteenth century by Ağası Ajderhanyan, chief jeweler of Topkapı Palace; the Armenian composer Gomidas lived here in the years 1909-13; the poet and writer Fazıl Ahmet Aykaç was in residence from 1923-28.

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Tuesday, 26 February 2013 13:38

Kınalıada - Taşcıyan Köşkü

Taçcıyan Köşkü built in the late nineteenth century by the banker Sarkis Taşcıyan, owner of the Hotel Proti.
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