Spice Market

Istanbul's Spice Market or Mısır Çarşısı was constructed in 1663 as a part of the adjacent Yeni Mosque complex in order to generate funds for the upkeep of the mosque. Mısır in Turkish means "Egypt" and it is called The Egyptian Bazaar due to the fact that the spices...

Play Bach 50th Anniversary

Jacques Loussier Trio is getting ready for an unforgettable performance with a jazzy touch on the most arresting masterpieces of classical music, in their 50th anniversary. Courtyard of The Archaeological Museum June 24, Wednesday 21.00 Jacques Loussier Trio Lasts 90'...

Concerts at the Palace II

Halit Turgay, Claire Jones and Ashan Pillai invite the audience to a musical exploration through a concert repertoire wedding French and English romanticism... Enameled Kiosk Museum June 23, Tuesday 21.00 Halit Turgay flute Claire Jones harp Ashan Pillai viola Claude...

History

The city has been conquered, fought over and rebuilt many times over the centuries. İstanbul’s history dates back to the first settlement, possibly in the 13th Century BC, although it was founded by Byzas the Megarian in the 7th Century BC, who also gave the city its...

Istanbul by boat

When Istanbul's heat, humidity and smog become too much to bear, cheap and easy relief is only a walk downhill to the ferry docks. It's almost always 20 degrees cooler on the water, and the views of the city's famous Sultanahmet and Galata districts, especially at...

Ottoman Hotel Imperial

Ottoman Hotel Imperial is situated on the truly premium location in Istanbul, on an elevated position, surrounded by all the major historical and cultural sights in the heart of the old town, Sultanahmet, viewing the impressive Hagia Sophia (St.Sophia, Aya Sofya)...

Kanyon

 Kanyon, one of Europe’s largest mixed-use districts, introduces a new concept for urban living in Levent, Istanbul’s central business district. Its unique design Kanyon Levent has attracted upscale retailers, including many that are new to Istanbul, and Turkey, to...

Turkish Cuisine

It may be difficult to talk about Turkish cuisine and its various aspects before thoroughly studying Turkey, the cradle for one of the oldest civilisations of the world and a bridge between the continents of Asia and Europe. It may be difficult to talk about Turkish...

Konyalı Levent

 Konyalı Levent is a great restaurant serving Traditional Turkish Cuisine in the luxurious setting of Kanyon. Kanyon Levent is a special place where trademarks from all around the world meet and that has gotten international acclaim for its special architecture. This...

The Room Project

İstanbul Modern Photography Gallery exhibits the photographs of Annette Merrild shot in 9 big cities of 9 countries in her new exhibition “The Room Project”, aiming to display the “differences and similarities between nations, geographies, cultures”. İstanbul Modern...

Anjelique

Maybe the best and most popular nightclub in Istanbul. Anjelique is the leading candidate for the best and most popular site in Istanbul. Over the summer months; it's an ideal place to chilling out, having fun and generally enjoy oneself in a magnificently decorated...

More Dining

Eat Turkish Cuisine at the Terrace Restaurant Terrace RestaurantBeyazıtInfo Overlooking the Marmara Sea it offers a marvelous view of magnificient Prince Islands and the city’s skyline with its minarets and steeples of historical Istanbul.Cuisine : Turkish Cuisine...

Climate

Forget the stereotypical Istanbul image of a city of 1001 Nights situated in the desert amidst date palms. Despite its fairly southerly latitude (which is about the same as Naples or Barcelona), it snows in this city - a lot occasionally. Some winters go by only with...

Loreena McKennit concert

Loreena McKennitt, who last met with her Turkish fans 13 years ago at the International Istanbul Jazz Festival, will be putting an end to the longing of thousands this year with a much anticipated concert in Cemil Topuzlu Open Air Theatre, on June 13, 2009. Event date...

Dining

Eat Turkish Cuisine at the Terrace Restaurant Terrace RestaurantBeyazıtInfo Overlooking the Marmara Sea it offers a marvelous view of magnificient Prince Islands and the city’s skyline with its minarets and steeples of historical Istanbul.Cuisine : Turkish Cuisine...

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