“TRIP PLAN OF IZMIT HISTORY CORRIDOR”
History Corridor tour starts from Ese Dede tomb which is located İmam Street in Orhan District and continues 300m distance Orhan Mosque in Camialtı Street than 60m distance Karaburç in Yalçın Street and it hosts rich examples of city walls of Nicomedia period. When you go down 400m from Orhan District, Orhan avenue, you can reach Akçakoca square. 50m from the square there are rich examples of civil architecture structure and monumental registered structure like ; Süleyman Pasha Bath, Akçakoca Dere Mosque and Elbeyoğlu Mansion. Sırrı Pasha avenue, Sırrı Pasha Mansion and historical Kapanca Street are located 150m distance from Akçakoca square. Hill of Culture is reached from Kapanca Street 60m ahead in the direction Inonu avenue. At the Hill of Culture there are Monumental registered Redif building, Pasha’s Flat, İmaret Mosque, Kasr-ı Humayun, Clock Tower and Atatürk’s Monument. 200m ahead the tour ends with Archeological museum.
ESE DEDE TOMB → ORHAN MOSQUE → KARABURC → AKCAKOCA SQUARE → SULEYMANPASHA HAMMAM → DERE MOSQUE → ELBEYOGLU MANSION → SIRRI PASHA MANSION → KAPANCA STREET → CULTURE HILL → REDIF BUILDING →PASHA’S FLAT → IMARET MOSQUE → KASR_I HUMAYUN → CLOCK TOWER → ATATURK’s MONUMENT → ARCHEOLOGICAL MUSEUM →
The route starts from Cumhuriyet avenue Fevziye Mosque after walk 500m ahead reached to Acısu Park grade 2 natural site area in Kemaliye Street, turning in the direction of İnönü Street there is historical New Bathhouse in Yeni Hamam Street. After 150m the route continues to Yukarı Pazar Avenue with the examples of non-proprietary architecture, 30m from the Sirkeciler Mansion there is Portakal Prayer Room in Çukurçeşme, 100m later it continues with Zıbıncı Prayer room. It ends at Pertev Mehmet Pasha Mosque creation of Architect Sinan, from Cumhuriyet Park where is natural protected area, is 300 m walking distance.
FEVZIYE MOSQUE → ACISU PARK → NEW HAMMAM→SIRKECILER MANSION → PERTEV MEHMET PASHA MOSQUE →CUMHURIYET PARKI→PORTAKAL PRAYER ROOM → ZIBINCI PRAYER ROOM
The route starts from Hill of Culture where is located Kemalpaşa district Inonu avenue and continues 200m distance historical Kapanca Street and around. It goes from Sırrı Pasha Avenue and reaches Akçakoca square, from Akçakoca by following the direction of Hasan Elbeyoğlu it reaches Historical Watchmaker Ali Efendi’s Mansion and it takes 400m. After 50m ther eis Alaca Prayer Room. It ends at Mehmet Pasha Mosque creation of Architect Sinan, from Cumhuriyet Park where is natural protected area, is 300 m walking distance.
HILL OF CULTURE →KAPANCA STREET→AKCAKOCA SQUARE→ WATCHMAKER ALI EFENDI’S MANSION→ PERTEV MEHMET PASHA MOSQUE →CUMHURIYET PARK→PERTEV MEHMET PASHA MOSQUE → ALACA PRAYER ROOM