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Istanbul is a very attractive city to visit, receiving 8 million foreign tourists each year. It is the only city in the world t...

Istanbul is a very attractive city to visit, receiving 8 million foreign tourists each year. It is the only city in the world that connects two continents, Europe and Asia. Istanbul provides a unique experience as it offers a modern European city, as well as an ancient culture with Eastern-style

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Top 20 Things to Do

Visit the Topkapi Palace For over three hundred years this was the heart and part command centre of the huge Ottoman Empire...

Visit the Topkapi Palace For over three hundred years this was the heart and part command centre of the huge Ottoman Empire – this sumptuously decorated palace needs at least half of a day to visit – if time is short make sure you do see the Harem, Imperial Treasury and take in th

Top 20 Things to Do in Istanbul

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Istanbul is the only city in the world that is built on two continents. Years ago, Istanbul was only located in the European si...

Istanbul is the only city in the world that is built on two continents. Years ago, Istanbul was only located in the European side and only in the 20th century, Istanbul expanded and occupied two continents. - In 1502, Istanbul was the most crowded city in the world and stayed like this un

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Dolmabahce Palace Istanbul

It was in the middle of the 19th century that the Ottoman sultans’ became enamoured with everything Western and were dete...

It was in the middle of the 19th century that the Ottoman sultans’ became enamoured with everything Western and were determined to move from Topkapi Palace into the Dolmabahce Palace. Design and Architecture of Dolmabahce Palace As Dolmabahce Palace was built as one large structure

Dolmabahce Palace Istanbul

Topkapi Palace Istanbul

Topkapi Palace, built between 1459 and 1465, was both the symbolic and political centre of the Ottoman Empire for nearly four c...

Topkapi Palace, built between 1459 and 1465, was both the symbolic and political centre of the Ottoman Empire for nearly four centuries until the removal of the imperial retinue to Dolmabahce, by Sultan Abdulmecid I in 1853.  It was originally known as Sarayi Cedid (New Palace) and was the s

Topkapi Palace Istanbul

Aya Sofya or Hagia Sophia

Aya Sofya, also known as Haghia Sophia, was for 1,000 years the largest enclosed space in the world.  Positioned between the ...

Aya Sofya, also known as Haghia Sophia, was for 1,000 years the largest enclosed space in the world.  Positioned between the Topkapi Palace and Sultanahmet Mosque ( Blue Mosque ), the church dominated the city skyline for a millennium.  It was designed to make an impression of strength and

Aya Sofya or Hagia Sophia Istanbul

Grand Bazaar Istanbul

The Grand or Covered Bazaar (Kapalicarsi in Turkish) is probably the world’s first shopping centre or mall and dates back...

The Grand or Covered Bazaar (Kapalicarsi in Turkish) is probably the world’s first shopping centre or mall and dates back to 1461. This very lively and colourful market is the oldest and largest in the world, encompassing nearly 60 streets with over 4,000 shops and in the back stre

Grand Bazaar Istanbul

Egyptian Bazaar or Spice Market

Egyptian Bazaar is one of the largest bazaars in the city, located in Fatih in the Eminonu district and is the second largest cove...

Egyptian Bazaar is one of the largest bazaars in the city, located in Fatih in the Eminonu district and is the second largest covered shopping complex after the Grand Bazaar ( Kapalicarsi ). History It is believed an older bazaar called “Makron Envalos” was previously sited there an

Egyptian Bazaar or Spice Market Istanbul

Top 5 Nightclubs in Istanbul

Istanbul offers visitors a wide range of night time venues and these are out top five recommendations: Sortie Club Kurucesm...

Istanbul offers visitors a wide range of night time venues and these are out top five recommendations: Sortie Club Kurucesme Sortie is located in the neighbourhood of Kurucesme, it sits alongside the Bosphorus and offers guests quality entertainment with good music, good food and has fant

Top 5 Nightclubs in Istanbul

Ciragan Palace Istanbul

Kempinski Ciragan Palace Hotel The former Ottoman Ciragan Palace is today a 5-star hotel that is part of the chain of Kempi...

Kempinski Ciragan Palace Hotel The former Ottoman Ciragan Palace is today a 5-star hotel that is part of the chain of Kempinski hotels, located on the shores of the Bosphoros on Istanbul’s European side in between Besiktas and Ortakoy . The hotel is listed at No.14 on the “World&#

Ciragan Palace Istanbul

Nightlife in Istanbul

Once the sun has gone down, Istanbul comes alive and offers one of the best night life scenes in Europe with pubs, bars and nig...

Once the sun has gone down, Istanbul comes alive and offers one of the best night life scenes in Europe with pubs, bars and nightclubs in every style imaginable. There is music to suit all tastes ranging from jazz, heavy rock to disco and dance, even traditional Turkish! If you are looking f

Nightlife in Istanbul

Top 5 Wine Houses in

Viktor Levi Wine House in Kadikoy Viktor Levi is known to be one of the best wine houses in Istanbul and is located inside ...

Viktor Levi Wine House in Kadikoy Viktor Levi is known to be one of the best wine houses in Istanbul and is located inside a beautiful 2-storey historical mansion in Moda, Kadikoy.  Their renowned restaurant serves delicious international cuisine and the wonderful wines on offer are made

Top 5 Wine Houses in Istanbul

Top 5 Music Venues in

Babylon Babylon is located in Asmalimescit and has been one of Istanbul’s best live music establishments for over 10 ...

Babylon Babylon is located in Asmalimescit and has been one of Istanbul’s best live music establishments for over 10 years.  This venue has an extraordinary architectural style and acoustics, and uses the most modern and up to date technical equipment.  Since it opened, Babylo

Top 5 Music Venues in Beyoglu

Best Meyhanes in Istanbul

Istanbul’s Best Meyhane’s (traditional Ottoman/Turkish taverns or pubs) Tarihi Cumhuriyet Meyhanesi Beyoglu Its u...

Istanbul’s Best Meyhane’s (traditional Ottoman/Turkish taverns or pubs) Tarihi Cumhuriyet Meyhanesi Beyoglu Its unknown when the Tarihi Cumhuriyet was established although it was renamed Cumhuriyet during the declaration of the Turkish Republic in 1923.  This venue has changed

Best Meyhanes in Istanbul

Top 10 for Kids in

Grand Bazaar’s Toy Stores The Grand Bazaar is one of the world’s oldest and largest covered markets offering a ...

Grand Bazaar’s Toy Stores The Grand Bazaar is one of the world’s oldest and largest covered markets offering a taste of Turkish history to visitors and is a must see place when visiting Istanbul.  As it also has many toy shops it’s a great place for the kids to visit to

Top 10 for Kids in Istanbul

Top 5 Breakfast in Istanbul

Beyaz Firin Erenkoy Beyaz Firin has various branches over the city and although the Erenkoy branch sits in the centre of ...

Beyaz Firin Erenkoy Beyaz Firin has various branches over the city and although the Erenkoy branch sits in the centre of Istanbul it’s far enough away from the city traffic and noise.  The Beyaz Firin started a “new age” of Turkish baking and as you enter its doors yo

Top 5 Breakfast in Istanbul

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Mysteries of Hagia Sophia ( Ayasofya )

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Turkish Food Recipes

Gullac - Other Desserts

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Pilaf with Chicken Liver - Rice & Pasta Dishes

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Tavuk Gogsu Puding with Kadayif - Dairy Desserts

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Borek with Spinach - Pastries

Tea Time Pastry

Pepper Dolma with Olive Oil - Rice & Pasta Dishes

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Stuffed Mussels - Seafood Mezes

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