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The name of the hill derives from French poet and author Pierre Loti.

Around the there were many Ottoman pavilions, baths, medrases…

Pierree Loti lived in Istanbul, walking the hill he completed his boks and poems.


During the world war one he wrote many things for Ottomans benefits.

After the war the new parliment named the hill as Pierre Loti.

The hill is famous for coffee, ( known as Pierre Loti Coffee) it is located on european side near the Golden Horn, the city walls.

The Golden Horn, three bridges of the Golden Horn,many mosques, shortly whole European side can be seen from the hill.

Book pierre loti tour guide and climb the hill by cable car and take a break at the coffee of french poet Pierre Loti.

The real name of Pierre Loti, who lived in Istanbul for long years and was a real Istanbul lover, was Julien Viaud.

The historical cafe is the most ideal place to watch this mentioned view.

Pierre Loti used to come this cafe often named as “Rabia Kadın Kahvesi”.  In those years and write his novel “Aziyade” overlooking Golden Horn.

The district is also mentioned in Evliya Çelebi’s Seyahatname ( travel book) as “Idris Köşkü Mesiresi”.

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