Size 0.381 km (94 acres)
|Location Şişli, Istanbul|
|Owned by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality|
Address Esentepe Mahallesi, Zincirlikuyu Mezarlığı, 34394 Şişli/İstanbul, Turkey
Owner Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality
Burials Kemal Sunal, Müslüm Gürses, Vehbi Koç, Sadri Alışık
Similar Gayrettepe, Türkiye İş Bankası Ticari Ba, Denizban Ticari Merkez Ş
The Zincirlikuyu Cemetery (Turkish: Zincirlikuyu Mezarlığı) is a modern burial ground residing on the European part of Istanbul, Turkey. It is administered by the Metropolitan Municipality. Many prominent figures from the world of politics, business, sports and arts rest here.
The cemetery is located on the Büyükdere Avenue in Zincirlikuyu, Şişli district between Esentepe and Levent neighborhoods. It is Istanbul’s first cemetery established in a contemporary structure. Planned in 1935, the burial place reached in the 1950s to its boundaries of today. It has an area of 0.381 km2 (94 acres), which is full, excluding family graves.
A mosque within the cemetery, built and donated by the Turkish entrepreneur İbrahim Bodur, was opened to service on April 2, 2004. The mosque is specially constructed for burial prayers, and has a capacity of 500 people.
The office of the İstanbul Cemeteries Administration is located in the building at the entrance of the cemetery.
Over the gate of the cemetery a verse from the Qur'an reminds "Her canlı ölümü tadacaktır" (English: Every living thing will taste death).
Listed in alphabetical order of family names: