Sarıyer – İstanbul – Turkey

GPS : 41°13’43.5″N 29°06’50.2″E / 41.228757, 29.113949

Rumeli Lighthouse
GPS : 41°14’03.8″N 29°06’44.5″E / 41.234386, 29.112353
Focal Plane : 58 m, Tower Height : 30 m
Character : GP.F1.W.(2) 12 Second, Flashing Character : 1.0+3.0+1.0+7.0
Visibility Range : 18 nautical miles

VHF Channel : 16
Call Sign : ” rumelifeneri harbour ”

Main Breakwater Lighthouse
GPS : 41°13’44.7″N 29°06’53.4″E / 41.229090, 29.114843
Focal Plane : 9 m, Tower Height : 6 m
Character : G. Fl. 3.0 Second, Flashing Character : 0,3 + 2,7
Visibility Range : 7 nautical miles

Inner Breakwater Lighthouse
GPS : 41°13’46.8″N 29°06’49.8″E / 41.229667, 29.113837
Focal Plane : 7.5 m, Tower Height : 5.3 m
Character : Fix R
Visibility Range : 5 nautical miles

Rumeli Feneri, aka Türkeli Feneri, a historical lighthouse still in use, is located on the European side of Bosphorus’ Black Sea entrance in Istanbul, Turkey. The most popular symbol here is the same lighthouse after which the village is named.

This is Rumeli Feneri – the final point at which the Bosporus opens up into the Black Sea. Rumelifeneri (named after the lighthouse Rumeli Feneri) is a village in İstanbul Province, Turkey. Rumelifeneri is a fishermen’s village. But it is very close to Istanbul, which makes the village a place of seafood restaurants specialized for daily excursion of Istanbul citizens.

Rumelifeneri is in Sarıyer intracity district of Istanbul Province. It is a coastal village located at the extreme northwest (i.e., European side) of the Bosphorous Strait. It is a suburb of Istanbul.


Capacity : 300 Boats

Main Breakwater : 530 m
Inner Breakwater : 42,5 m

Harbour Facilities
Drinkable Water
Breakwater Lighthouses
Fuel Pump
Fishermen Local
Frigorific Storage
Fish Market

Administration : Rumeli Feneri Fishery Products Cooperative

Shopping : Shops, Markets, Stores
Accommodation : Pensions, Hotels, Motels, Rental Houses
Eating : Restaurants, Cafes, Bars, Bakeries
Communication : Post Office, Phone, Internet
Special Shopping : Mussels

Dolphins at Rumeli Feneri
Also in this village is the Genoese-built Rumeli Feneri castle, approached by a dirt road. The place where it stands is quite large, but much of what can be seen is simply remains of what was once a large castle that was used to protect İstanbul. While here, look out from the castle’s doors out to sea and listen to the sound of the waves hitting the rocks. Sometimes you may even see dolphins playing in the water here.

They are clean and have pleasant services. Fishes available due to seasons.

Rumeli Feneri – Sarıyer 10 km, İstanbul City Center 25 km
Minibus : Rumeli Feneri – Rumeli Kavağı, Sarıyer
Bus : Sarıyer – İstanbul

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