Gavrili Mansion is built by Architect Vafiadis in 1905 at located on Uğur Mumcu Street in the Dumlupınar Quarter of Buca. Although it is not fully confirmed today, according to many historical sources, the Gavrili Family lived in this mansion.
Gavrili Mansion, was used as the residence of Pengelli Family for a long time, later used as the guest house of Yapı Kredi Bank. Buca Gavrili Mansion, was idle for a period due to disrepair, purchased by Ismet Çiftçi by protocol in 2008 and has undergone a serious restoration.
Although the Buca Gavrili Mansion where the Gavrili Family lived, one of the wealthy families who lived in Buca, got its name from the fact that the family lived here for a while, we don’t have much information about the Gavrili Family. Another owner of the Gavrili Mansion, was owned by the Greek merchant Costa Gavrili from 1905 to 1922, the date of its construction, is the Pengelley Family.
The most important feature of Gavri Köşk, served as the private residence of the Pengelley Family, which was engaged in tobacco trade until the mid-1930s, is that it is a mastery and original work of Architect Vafiadis. The linear wooden pediments of many mansions in Buca either belong to the architect Vafiadis or were inspired by him.
Vafiadis, who is also the architect of Haci Davut Fargoh Mansion, Buca Pink Mansion, designed the Gavrili Mansion with three floors and a linear wooden pediment. Semi-circular arches and pediments above the window, original motif workmanship, linear triangular wooden pediment and wooden motifs on the roof are just a few of the most important features of the Gavri Mansion.
One of the most original works of Vafiadis, who was the architect of not only the Levantine families from Buca, but also the wealthy Levantine families of Bornova, the Gavrili Mansion was used as a guesthouse for Yapı Kredi Bank until 2008. Gavrili Mansion, which was purchased with a protocol in 2008 with the initiatives of İsmet Çiftçi, went through a long and extremely meticulous restoration.
Buca Gavrili Mansion, was opened as a Sini Mansion after this restoration, has been serving as a restaurant since 2008. Gavrili Mansion, is open 365 days a year as a restaurant, many details are exhibited in their original form from 1905 to this time, in the Sini Mansion, as it is known by the public.
Where is Gavrili Mansion? 📍
Address: Dumlupınar Mahallesi, Uğur Mumcu Street, No:53, 35400 Buca, İzmir
Gavrili Mansion Visiting Hours 🕖
Gavrili Pavilion, which currently serves as a Sini Pavilion with its two floors and a large garden, is open until night hours almost 365 days a year.
How to get to Gavrili Mansion? 🚖
🚌Bus: It can be reached to Gavrili Mansion with a 1-minute walk by getting off at the Dokuz Eylül Education Faculty bus stop numbered 40035 with ESHOT buses numbered 104, 304, 470, 476, 490, 515, 676, 805 and 940.
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