It is not surprising that a city like Istanbul has many stories behind the names of its neighborhoods. Since the beauty of city flourished creativity when it comes to calling neighborhoods, there are countless interesting background stories of neighborhood names. Here we list only 7 of them to give you the glimpse of it.
A very genuine and historical part of İstanbul: Yeldeğirmeni. This neighbourhood has been going through a serious identity alteration recently. As the settlement’s history starts from the geological time, it is obvious that there has been a lot of evolution. Today it is still possible to see the vestiges of those times. With the great aggregation of cultures and the recent popularity, the neighbourhood is developing more composite identity.