The Best Event Venues in Şişli – Mecidiyeköy

Fulya Art Center In the past footballers would train on the field at Fulya, and it has now been transformed into Istanbul’s most important cultural-art venue. Fulya Art Center is one of Beşiktaş Municipality’s most tangible examples of its contribution to culture-art, and opened on 24 November 2010 with Istanbul State Opera and Ballet’s spectacular [...]

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The Best Event Venues on the Anatolian Side

Livingroom Living Room, as it name would suggest is a venue offering the peace and comfort of your living room. It is especially popular with jazz lovers as a spot to hang out. Address: Caferağa Mh., Arayıcıbaşı Sokak No:9, 34710 Istanbul Telephone: +90 (216) 405 24 04 Opening Hours: 11:00 – 2:00 Kadıköy Sahne With someone [...]

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The Best Event Venues in Levent – Maslak

Volkswagen Arena Defined as a venue not just for concerts, but as a “multipurpose” venue, the outdoor concert arena is able to cater to a variety of events. Address: Maslak Ayazağa Street (Ayazağa Cendere Yolu) No:4 Sarıyer, 34396, Istanbul, Turkey Telephone: +90 (212) 377 67 00 Maslak Arena With a standing capacity for 6,000 people, [...]

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Alternative Entertainment Venues in Istanbul

Miniatürk The world’s largest miniature museum, at Miniatürk there are 122 models of the greatest buildings in Anatolia, Istanbul and around the world scaled down to size 1/25. It has special playgrounds for children and this special attraction also includes a restaurant section where private meetings and functions can be held. Address: Sütlüce Mahallesi, İmrahor [...]

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The Best Cinemas in Kadıköy-Moda

Moda Sahnesi Moda Cinema has existed in Kadıköy for 40 years, and is one of the most important and memorable centres for residents of Istanbul for cinema and culture on the Asian Side. The movie theatre first opened in 1969 under the name Kafkas Cinema and in 1984 changed its name to become Moda Cinema. [...]

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The Most Prominent Historical and Touristic Sites on the Anatolian Side

Maiden’s Tower Intertwined in 2500 years of mysterious history, at a point where Asia and Europe meet, Maiden’s Tower is right in the middle of the Bosphorus and is famous for being the home of a mythological story. Address: Üsküdar Salacak Mevkii, 34668 Üsküdar/Istanbul Telephone: +90 (216) 342 47 47 Opening Hours: Weekdays: 12:30 – [...]

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The Best Parks on the Anatolian Side

Dalyan Park Dalyan Park is situated on the Caddebostan coastline. Even young people from the European Side come frequently to the park, where you can ride bikes, watch the sunset, and enjoy a picnic on the grass. Address: Caddebostan Coastal Road – Caddebostan / Kadıköy Kalamış Park One of the best parks in Kadıköy, Kalamış [...]

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Absolute Must-See Places to Visit on the Princes’ Islands

Sait Faik Abasıyanık Museum The home of world-famous Turkish writer Sait Faik Abasıyanık was redesigned as a museum in 1959, and in accordance with the author’s will, opened it doors free of charge. The museum was renovated in 2013. Readers of his work and literary fans can view important letters, belongings and other documents pertaining [...]

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Historical Mosques in Istanbul

Fatih Mosque The mosque’s construction began in 1462 under the orders of Sultan Mehmet and was completed in 1470. Badly damaged during the earthquake in 1766, it was restored in the style of that period and lost its original appearance. Address: Kirmasti Mah. Fevzi Paşa Street , Fatih Bayezid Mosque Built by the architect Mimar Yakup [...]

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Passages in Taksim

El Hamra Passage As you walk along Istiklal Street towards Tünel, the El Hamra Passage is located to the right and is an example of Ottoman Neoclassical style architecture. When walking along Istiklal Street you will hear music rising from here. It is also the venue for a host of unusual shops. Address: Asmalımescit Mh., 34430 [...]

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