Ortakoy means middle village on Turkish language, and I would say sweet, like Turkish lokum.I came there once and sat in the cafe opposite of the Cami .It was the time for prayer and many people, woman and men were going in and out by the two sided stairs.The day was sunny, wind was blowing and I sat and had coffee ,watched tourists , scholars, old and young, walking around, eating hot potatoes and ships coming and going from the shore, pigeons, cats, shops full of jewelry hand made, scarfs and hats , and a lot of small restaurants.Camii is the most beautiful of all the Cami I saw in Istanbul with big windows full of light which comes inside in a special way.
You can inyou in peaceful atmosphere although it is crowded it seems that nobody pays attention on you. Dont miss it and dont stay too short, spend some time there its relaxing .
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