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Taksim Universal Alman (German) Hospital

Hospitals

Tarihi Karaköy Balıkçısı Restaurant

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Innpera Hotel Taksim

4 Star Hotel

Profilo Shopping Centre

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Bahçeşehir Cinemax

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Cukurcuma Istanbul

Cukurcuma Istanbul
Cukurcuma in Beyoglu is a quiet neighbourhood whose name means “Lower Friday” as before the conquest of Istanbul, Sultan Mehmed II would come here on Friday’s to pray. Cukurcuma is located close to the popular Firuz Aga Mosque.

Things to do in Cukurcuma

Shopping in Cukurcuma

There are many small local shops within the narrow streets here that are worth checking out and a refreshing change from the modern shops on nearby  Istiklal Road.  

Shopping for Antiques

If you are interested in antiques Cukurcuma is one of the best places to find them in  Istanbul , particularly on Cukurcuma Road and off its side streets.  
Although there are not many bargains to be found here you will see interesting new pieces that have been created from older ones.  It is well worth your time in checking out the following shops; Anadol Antique House, Anadolu Mezat, Antik 18, Eski Fener, Gelgor Antik, Hikmet & Pinar.  
There is also a shop called Leyla that specialises in beautiful old costumes and fabrics that come from all over the country.

Visiting Aga Hamam Turkish Bath

Cukurcuma also has the Aga Hamam Turkish Bath that was built to finance the Fenerbahce Lighthouse and dates back to 1562.  

Museum of Innocence

While you are in Cukurcuma, you can visit The Museum of Innocence .

Getting to Cihangir and Cukurcuma

Take the tram to Kabatas and funicular railway to Taksim Square and walk bearing left to find Siraselviler Road .

 

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Turkish Food Recipes

Pilaf with Almonds - Rice & Pasta Dishes

Main Course

Rice with Vegetables - Rice & Pasta Dishes

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