Information about Zeytinburnu Istanbul
Located in the European side of İstanbul, on Marmara Sea shore,
just outside the walls of the ancient city, beyond the fortress of Yedikule.
Zeytinburnu is a district accommodating tens of historical beauties that are waiting to be explored. Virtually it is an open air museum with its mosques, churches, monasteries, and fountains both from the Byzantine and Ottoman era.
There exist numerous buildings in Zeytinburnu, a spot where a number of ethnic identities are mixed in the same pot, that why it is valued and cared not only for Turkish culture but also for the Armenian and the Greek cultures.
Zeytinburnu is one of the colorful life points of Istanbul, it is a shopping heaven with many textile manufacturers from which you can buy and there is Olivium Mall which hosts shops of many famous international brands. It is also considered as the leather center of Turkey.
In Zeytinburnu There are 34 elementary and high schools, 6 hospitals and two police stations.