Beşiktaş

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Besiktas (Turkish: Beşiktaş) is a district in the European part of İstanbul. Beşiktaş is by the coastal of Bosphorus.

Beşiktaş has a football team called Beşiktaş Jimnastik Klübü (BJK) (English: Besiktas Gym Club). BJK is one of the biggest and one of the most popular football team in Turkey.

Historical buildings[change | edit source]

Dolmabahçe Palace is an Ottoman palace located in Besiktas along the coast. This is the palace where the founder of modern Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, died.