Istanbul is a very attractive city to visit, receiving 8 million foreign tourists each year. It is the only city in the world t...
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...
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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...
Dolmabahce Palace Istanbul
It was in the middle of the 19th century that the Ottoman sultans’ became enamoured with everything Western and were dete...
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...
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 ...
Grand Bazaar Istanbul
The Grand or Covered Bazaar (Kapalicarsi in Turkish) is probably the world’s first shopping centre or mall and dates back...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
Best Meyhanes in Istanbul
Istanbul’s Best Meyhane’s (traditional Ottoman/Turkish taverns or pubs) Tarihi Cumhuriyet Meyhanesi Beyoglu Its u...
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 ...
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 ...
Cicek Pasage or Flower Arcade Istanbul
Galata Tower Beyoglu Istanbul
French or Cezayir Street Istanbul
Small Hagia Sophia Istanbul
Mysteries of Hagia Sophia ( Ayasofya )
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Turkish Food Recipes
Turkish Rice Pudding - Other Desserts
Artichokes with Fava Beans in Olive Oil - Legume Courses
Apple Cookie Rolls - Cakes & Cookies
Tea Time Pastry
Kidney Bean Salad - Legume Mezes
Gozleme with Roasted Aubergine Filling - Pastries
Tea Time Pastry
Fish Cooked in Milk - Other Main Courses