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Istiklal Road From Galatasaray Square to Tunel

Istiklal Road From Galatasaray Square to Tunel
Istiklal Road gradually slopes upward and has several consulates housed inside magnificent 19th century buildings. Originally known as the Grande Rue de Pera this stretch of road has some significant churches, one of which is the prominent St. Anthony’s Cathedral.

There are also many shops, restaurants and cafés that lead on to Tunel Square and the entrance to the lively Tepebasi .

One of Istanbul’s secrets, the Yapi Kredi Vedat Nedim Tor Museum & Kazim Taskent Art Gallery which can be found on the corner of Galatasaray Square , opposite and is attached to the Yapi Kredi book store, that hosts free exhibitions covering anything from painting and photography to history and archaeology.  

There is also a monument commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Turkish Republic that was designed by sculptor Şadi Çalik and erected in 1973, it is located in a small square off Yeni Carsi Road (Caddesi) that cuts across Istiklal Road (Caddesi).

Near here is the Danisman Gecidi, which was the Hazzopulo Pasaji or Arcade,  that will take you past some shops to a courtyard of cobblestones that has one of the few remaining traditional teahouses left in the city; this was where the upcoming stars of the Young Turk movement, Ahmed Midhat Efendi and Namık Kemal published there controversial newspaper Ibret (Warning).

Places to Visit on Istiklal Road

While you are here, we would advice you to visit: 

Egypt Apartments

St Anthony's Cathedral

Dutch and Italian Consulates

Odakule

Santa Maria Draperis Church

Markiz Cake Shop

Casa Botter Building

Swedish Consulate

Crimean Memorial Chirst Church

Getting to this end of Istiklal Road

Use the Tunel funicular railway from the Karakoy terminal and take a right when you leave the station. Or you can walk or jump on the historic tram from Galatasaray Square , and there is also a Metro station that exits at to this end Istiklal Caddesi.

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Turkish Food Recipes

Roasted Red Peppers - Vegetable Mezes

Cold Meze

Courgette with Olive Oil - Vegetable Courses

Main Course

Fish Cooked in Milk - Other Main Courses

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Borek Pastry with Minced Meat - Pastries

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