The Essential
A picturesque village surrounded by vineyards, Yeniköy lies on the western bank of the Bosphorus. Old houses once used as summer residences by the ambassadors of Germany and the Austro-Hungarian Empire can be seen to the north of the village, while other houses belonging to the French and Italian ambassadors are situated beyond the casino of the busy suburb of Tarabya, a summer resort which is very popular with the inhabitants of Istanbul.