Just as Silivri Gate, some of the wall gates got their names from the road they were on.

Silivri Gate is on the road that goes the Silivri district and has two defense towers just as Belgrade Gate.

The bruial chambers of emperors that are about 1700 years old, are next the gate. You should see these bruial chambers. While you’re here, don’t miss this opportunity.

You will see one  of the Ottoman Turkish inscription when you lift your head. The inscription is dated 1585 and has a mace. See attentively to the inscription and mace, they are unique because this mace belongs to the İdris Agha who is a janizary and served as guard in Topkapı Palace.

In the old times, sportsmen who broke records in competitions, would hang their sports equipments on the walls. This mace is single sample of this tradition and hangs on the Silivri Gate for 420 years.

There is a repair inscription on the gate, dated 1438. This type of the repair inscriptions can be found in many parts of the city walls. They are the identity cards of Istanbul.

There are two graves whose are interesting its stories at the entry of Silivri Gate. Elekçi Grandpa’s Tomb on the right, Mehmet Haydar Efendi Tomb on the left. The stories of these two tombs are special remarkable.

Let us continue we walking along the walls from the edge of the tombs. Our target is Mevlana Gate. After 600 meters, we will be there, and gardens will do accompany us along the our walking.

The wall towers behind the gardens are dilapidation. Their status very bad. They can be shattered in the smallest earthquake.

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