In Pursuit of the Present


Rebel Images – Sergey Parajanov

orm by his unbridled imagination and documentaries that showcase the testimonies more

Fiddler On The Roof

to Zorlu PSM with its own production in 2018. more

Points of View


Louis Kahn Re/Framed

inker, artist, and an “architectural guru” who is considered among the leading figures of 20th-century architecture. more

Black Noise

, the functionlessness, the poetry, the occasional meaninglessness, and sometimes on the power of sound, as a means of artistic expression, in various different spheres. more

Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge

aköy section of the Northern Marmara Motorway project. more

Madame Tussauds Istanbul


Dialogue in Silence


People Attract People

from Turkey, the photographs of Turkey shot over a period of eighty years. more

Masters of Cinema in Turkey: Lütfi Akad


Hilton İstanbul Bosphorus Lobby Lounge & Bar


Veranda Bar&Terrace


Bosphorus Terrace Restaurant



all types of organizations with its closed and open areas. more

Sait Halim Pasha Mansion

s, meetings, conferences, weddings, gala dinners, special events and more with the history and 19th-century Ottoman culture experience in the heart of Istanbul. more

Turkish Pastırma wrapped mozzarella cheese recipe from Executive Chef Alexis Atlamazoglu, Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus


Haluska recipe from Ahmet Arslan, Hilton Istanbul Kozyatağı



with IKSV. more

Bangarra Dance Theatre – ‘Spirit’

er 40,000 years of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture infused with contemporary movement. more

Kebap Tasting recipe from Chef Yannis Manikis, Hilton Bomonti


Salon IKSV


Orientalist Painting Collection

ntalist Painting Collection. more

Beyazgül Dance Show




Flying Fruit Fly Circus


The Arts of Book and Calligraphy Collection

k (Horse Mansion) with a new design and a contemporary display more

“Past and Future”

memory, and their role in shaping the future by their commitment to collecting and preserving works of art. more

Stuffed Melon recipe from Chef Kadir Yılmaz, The Matbah Restaurant


Hacı Bozan Oğulları Restaurant

ustomers with quality service in Marmara Hall, Harran Hall, Vip Lounge, Piny Garden used in summer, playground, prayer room and specifical parking area . more

Cemile Sultan Korusu (Cemile Sultan Estate Park)


Summit Bar & Terrace

iew above and beyond the Istanbul skyline. more

Manzara Restaurant


Istanbul SEA LIFE Aquarium


Dialogue in the Dark Istanbul

ly constructed dark rooms in which scent, sound, wind, temperature and texture convey the characteristics of daily environments – for example a park, a city, a boat cruise or a bar. more

Cultural Interactions Point

n as possible about other cultures, and to enhance cross-cultural communication, to break down prejudices, to correct misinformation, and to familiarize guests with the local culture, Cultural Interactions Point welcomes visitors for different organizations. more

Göksu Marine Restaurant & Cafe

ts famous Turkish hospitality and welcoming service. more

Hasan Balıkçılar


Restaurant 34


Salon IKSV


Topkapı Palace Kitchens Exhibition Halls “MATBAH-I AMİRE”


Nar Restaurant


Karaköy Güllüoğlu


Hafız Mustafa


Matbah Restaurant


Istanbul Convention & Exhibition Centre (İstanbul Lütfi Kırdar Uluslararası Kongre ve Sergi Sarayı)

orus view. more

Halic Congress Center (Haliç Kongre Merkezi)

districts of the city. more

İstanbul Congress Center (İstanbul Kongre Merkezi)

ing the organization the shining star of Turkey in the regional and international arena. more

İstanbul Expo Center (İstanbul Fuar Merkezi)


Grand Cevahir Hotel & Convention Center


WOW Convention Center (WOW Kongre Merkezi)



ess since 1985. more

Aşşk Kahve




Big Plate

rk. more

Emporio Armani Ristorante

ve city life. more


that reflects Istanbul’s vision. more

Sortie Club & Restaurant


Tom’s Kitchen İstanbul

anary Wharf and Somerset House in London, UK. more

Numnum Cafe & Restaurant

ildren and teenagers could happily co-exist under the same roof more

Nusr-Et Steakhouse (Etiler)


Nusr-Et Burger (Nişantaşı)

spices and special bread. more

Nusr-Et Burger (Bebek)

spices and special bread. more


pened its doors in Turkey in 1995, and, since then, it has been a venue for satisfying the desire of Turkish diners for a fine, around-the-clock dining experience. more

MEZZALUNA (İstinye Park)

pened its doors in Turkey in 1995, and, since then, it has been a venue for satisfying the desire of Turkish diners for a fine, around-the-clock dining experience. more

MEZZALUNA (Acarkent)

pened its doors in Turkey in 1995, and, since then, it has been a venue for satisfying the desire of Turkish diners for a fine, around-the-clock dining experience. more

Divan Pub (Erenköy)


Divan Brasserie (Bebek)


Carlotta – Cafe & Deli (Maslak)


Carlotta – Cafe & Deli (Buyaka)


Before leading to Rome, “all roads were leading to Constanstinople in Asia”

roads leaving Constantinople during the Byzantine period. more




ing the delicious recipes of both the world and Turkish cuisine and feeling at home by the warm atmosphere. more









Frankie İstanbul

s . more

Da Mario




A’JIA Restaurant




Dogus University (Doğuş Üniversitesi)


Dream of Turkey


Sarkis’ Rainbow




Dragon Restaurant


Köfteci Mirza




Madam Despina




Vefa Bozacısı


Asitane Restaurant


Galata Kiva


Ciya Sofrasi


Shop till you drop


Konyalı Lokantası

a central-Anatolian Konya family for four generations... more

Kanaat Lokantası


Hacı Abdullah


RBMA Radio Festival


Salt Beyoğlu

reet level and domestic residences on its upper floors, the building opened under the name Siniossoglou Apartment. more

Masumiyet Müzesi (The Museum of Innocence)

the objects from daily life described in the author's eponymous novel. Built by Nobel prize winner Orhan Pamuk more

TÜRVAK Cinema-TV & Theatre Museum

ion for 55 years, founded the Turkey’s first and only cinema and theatre museum, TÜRVAK, in 2001. more

Rezan Has Müzesi (Rezan Has Museum)

the European Nostra Award more

TIM Show Center

ral life more

Doğançay Müzesi (Doğançay Museum)

lu, thus becoming the first contemporary art museum and the first monograph museum in Turkey. more

Dikilitaş (Egyptian Obelisk)


Istanbul Bilgi University (Istanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi)

Education and Culture Foundation on 1996. more

Naval Museum Reopens

on both sheds light on Turkish naval history and reflects the grandeur of Ottoman Empire with its historical galleys and imperial caiques. more

Valikonağı Caddesi (Valikonagi Avenue)


Istıklal Caddesi (Istiklal Avenue)

Byzantine times and it has been one of İstanbul’s most important shopping destinations since the 19th century. more

Bağdat Caddesi (Bagdat Avenue)

hopping. more

Halaskargazi Caddesi (Halaskargazi Avenue)

inesses and sights. more

İlancılık Advertising Agency

an indispensable part of the world economy. more

Vefa Bozacısı

he new millennium, meeting the demands of the clients and customers, in accordance with their good palate for fine products. more

Tevfik Aydın

mers since 1889. more

Koska Helvacısı (Mahir Gıda)


Koska (Merter Helva)

ar, moved to İstanbul with his sons in 1931 and opened a shop in Koska district. In a short time, their delicious halva and desserts became quite popular. more


ll and humble restaurant with four tables in Sirkeci, with the name “Konya Lezzet Lokantası” on its sign in 1897. more

Karaköy Güllüoğlu

Güllü on 7/11/ 1949 opened the first baklava shop in Istanbul in Halilpaşa Street no: 12 in Karaköy. From that day on, the first address of baklava in Istanbul has always been the Güllüoğlu shop in Karaköy. more


ctors now include the 6th generation members of the family, has been providing the construction, mining, transportation and agriculture sectors in Turkey with the most advanced technological products of the world. more

Hafız Mustafa Confectionary

, economic and technological changes and developments are worth giving attention to. more

Emgen Optik



r when the first settlement was founded on the slopes of a prong-shaped (çatal) mountain. more

Büyük Çamlıca Korusu (Great Çamlıca Estate Park)

which is the larger of the two hills found between Üsküdar and Ümraniye. more

Gözdağ Korusu (Gözdağ Estate Park)

decks, children’s playgrounds and walkways making the grove an ideal place for those wishing to naturally recharge their batteries any day of the week. more

Fethipaşa Korusu (Fethi Paşa Estate Park)

d extends to the upper reaches of Kuzguncuk and Paşalimanı. It is known as the area’s oxygen tank. more

Hidiv Korusu (Viceroy’s Estate Park)

the Egyptian Viceroy, Ismail Pasha. It was used during the Ottoman era as a hunting ground. A summer house was built on the estate by the last Egyptian Viceroy, Abbas Hilmi Pasha. more

Osman Gazi Korusu (Osman Gazi Estate Park)


Ece Ajandaları

own. Like many of his colleagues in the publishing and stationery sector, he opened his stationery store AFİTAP in 1892 in Beyazıt, which was the heart of the sector in the multi-ethnic Ottoman Empire. more


st and reliable consultancy and attorney services for the settlement of domestic and international disputes in the fields of brand, patent, industrial design and other intellectual and industrial property related areas. more


ud player and hafiz, opened his first candy shop in Şehzadebaşı in 1883, when he was 16 years old and studying music at the same time. more

Bebek Badem Ezmesi

e shop was first founded in Mudanya by the grandfather of Sevim İşgüder, who still runs the shop today. more

Galata Tower (Galata Kulesi)


Taksim Square (Taksim Meydanı)

ion point for water coming from the Belgrade Forest. Taksim means division or distribution in Turkish. more

Yılanlı Sütun (Serpent Column)

drome. The pillar is decorated with three intertwining snakes which wind up the column and around each other. more

Şehzade Mehmet Külliyesi (Şehzade Mehmet Complex)

gnificent for a son who died at a young age. more

Örme Dikilitaş (Column of Constantine Porphyrogenitus)

ahmet Square next to the Serpent Column. more

Milion Pillar (Milyon Taşı)

roads leaving Constantinople during the Byzantine period. more

Kıztaşı (Column of the Maiden)

in 455 C.E. more

III. Ahmet Sebili ve Çeşmesi (Fountain of Ahmet III)

Ahmet III on the spot of the Byzantine “Perayton” fountain. more

Hippodrome (Hipodrom)

the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman periods, the original hippodrome was first built by the Emperor Septimus Severus in 203 C.E. more

Ayasofya Hürrem Sultan Hamamı (Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Turkish Bath)

of the architect Sinan. more

Çemberlitaş (Constantine’s Column)

(there are seven) in 330 C.E. Also known as the Burnt Column (Turkish: Yanık Sütun), it was constructed from 8 separate columns - each weighing three tons and measuring three meters in diameter - which were placed one on top of another, joined by bands, and mounted on a pedestal. The existing column is shorter than the original. more

Bozdoğan Kemeri (Valens Aqueduct)

ter section of this impressive structure which brought water to the city for 15 centuries across the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman periods, still stands today. more

Binbirdirek Sarnıcı (Binbirdirek Cistern)

ntury, the cistern is supported by 224 columns. more

Alman Çeşmesi (German Fountain)


Sahaflar Çarşısı (Secondhand Book Bazaar)


Princes’ Islands



fered restaurants in the region, in the evening hours one can dine to the accompaniment of soft music whilesitting in Venge’s summer garden. more

Yıldız Park

belonged to a family and was known as the Kazancıoğlu Garden. more

Ulus Park

can see the Bosphorus Bridge, Topkapı Palace and Üsküdar from here. more

Sanatçı Park

ches of the arts, from cinema to music. Designed with particular emphasis on artists who are no longer living, the goal of the park is to introduce these artists to new generations. more

Maçka Demokrasi Park

ley comes from the 19th century when the area along the stream running through the valley was used as a recreation spot. more

Fenerbahçe Park

tanbul. On the shore of the Marmara Sea, and popular among locals - particularly during the weekends - one can also find many seaside cafes here. more

Bebek Park

itutional Era. more

Yedikule (Fortress of the Seven Towers or Istanbul Walls)

Century C.E and the walls were knocked down and repaired many times in the course of their history. more

Elgiz Çağdaş Sanatlar Müzesi (Proje 4L – Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art)

vate and public contemporary and modern art museums to be found in Istanbul. more

Istanbul Aquarium

n. The aquarium follows a geographical progression, with 16 different themes including the Bosphorus, the Red Sea, the Panama Canal and the Rain Forests. There are over 15,000 sea and land animals found here. more

Sinan Paşa Camiisi (Sinan Pasa Mosque)

aşa, the chief admiral of the Ottoman fleet, between the years 1550-53. The mosque was finished two years after Sinan Paşa’s death in 1555. more

Mecidiye Camii ( Mecidiye Mosque)

terior with wide and tall windows. more

Tevfikiye Camiisi (Tevfikiye Mosque)

f his son Şehzade Tevfik in 1832 inside of a large garden. more

Rumeli Hisarı Ali Pertek Camii (Rumeli Hisarı Ali Pertek Mosque)


Seyyid Nizam Camiisi (Seyyid Nizam Mosque)

the lodge was closed in 1925 the space began to be used as a mosque. more

Nusretiye Camii (Nusretiye Mosque)

sque. more

Rum Mehmet Paşa Camiisi (Rum Mehmet Pasa Mosque)

zantine temple here. This was the first large mosque built by the Ottomans in Üsküdar. more

Osmanağa Camii (Osmanaga Mosque)

cit - which had gradually fallen into disrepair - once stood. more

Merkez Efendi Camii (Merkez Efendi Mosque)

commissioned by Süleyman the Great. After the death of Merkez Efendi the mosque that bears his name was built in his memory between 1552-1572. more

Molla Çelebi Camiisi (Molla Celebi Mosque)

naming it he chose to use his other name, “Molla Çelebi.” more

Teşvikiye Camiisi (Tesvikiye Mosque)

was called the Haseki Square and Ottoman Sultans occasionally visited here for excursions and sporting activities. more

Pertevniyal Valide Sultan Camiisi ( Pertevniyal Valide Sultan Mosque)

he wife of Sultan Mahmud II and the mother of Sultan Abdülaziz. Finished in 1871, the mosque’s architect was the Italian Monteni. more

Edirnekapı Mihrimah Sultan Camii ( Edirnekapi Mihrimah Sultan Mosque)

Sinan. more

Rüstem Paşa Camiisi (Rustem Pasa Mosque)

y defined both the period and the architect himself. more

Sultan Mustafa III Iskele Camiisi (Sultan Mustafa III Iskele Mosque)

kele Mosque. more

Nuru Osmaniye Camii (Nuru Osmaniye Mosque)


Sadabad/Çağlayan Camii (Sadabad/Caglayan Mosque)


Murat Paşa Camiisi (Murat Pasa Mosque)


Selmanağa Camiisi (Selmanaga Mosque)

slave girls in the palace in 1506. more

Zihni Paşa Camiisi (Zihni Pasa Mosque)

with the goal of making it larger. more

Sümbül Efendi Camiisi (Sumbul Efendi Mosque)

a as a monastery for girls. more


nated by the family in order to provide housing to poor Greek Christians. more

Vogue Restaurant

its menu offers a range of dishes from world cuisine, alongside classic Mediterranean fare. more

The Villa Bosphorus Fish Restaurant

enjoying a beautiful view of the Bosphorus. more

Viktor Levi


Vega Restaurant

e enjoying a great view of the Prince Islands. more

Şehzade Taksim

- "Şehzade Salon'' and "Şehzade Teras" - each with its own particular menu and decor. more

Hamdi Restaurant

re he began to cook and sell kebabs with the flavors of home. more

Çamlıca Dilek Restaurant

nd on its terrace, its menu offers a diverse range of flavours. more

Hanedan Restaurantları

ticket for those who want to sit and dine across from the Bosphorus for reasonable prices. more

Ulus 29

decor designed by the world famous Zeynep Padılıoğlu, it dazes its guests with a view that takes in both of Istanbul’s major bridges. more

Uludağ Et Lokantası

ab and the Uludağ köfte, while dishes like rice with mushroom and oven-baked mushroom are sure to whet the appetite. more

Topaz Restaurant

” it has an unmatched view of the Bosphorus. more

SushiCo Restaurant

s are its sushi rolls, chicken with ginger sauce, beef with asparagus, salmon in teriyaki sauce, and its fried ice cream. more

Paper Moon

k and Istanbul after its early triumph in Milan. Since 1986, the Italian restaurant has been serving diners in Akmerkez Shopping Center in Etiler. more

On Numara Maçka

erent alternatives for its guests. With its peaceful space in Maçka, is the ideal spot for those who want to get away from the crowds and all the hustle and bustle of the city and relax for a couple of hours. more

Liman Lokantası

n unmatched view of the Bosphorus and Historical Peninsula, it is one of the most popular restaurants in the area. more

Hasan Kolcuoğlu Restaurant

y, the first of which opened in1946. In 1963 the name was shortened to Kolcuoğlu and since 1974 has spread all over Turkey. more

Harvard Cafe & Restaurant


Event Garden Restaurant

are meters and has 5 different gardens, and has the capacity to host anywhere from 50 to 20,000 people. more

Bistro 33 Erenköy

urdays and at 09:00 on Sundays, it offers a morning breakfast service and later in the day it serves up the special flavors of Tuscan cuisine. more

Beylerbeyi Doğa Restaurant


Anjelique Restaurant

ualed view of the water. more

Alemdar Restaurant

. more

Albatros Restaurant

r plate. more

Mahmut Paşa Mosque

hmed the Conqueror, Mahmud Paşa. more

Beyazıt Camiisi (Beyazit Mosque)

II, the mosque is located in the area that had been known during the Byzantine period as the Theodosius Forum. more

Laleli Camiisi (Laleli Mosque)

Laleli Mosque itself took the name from a local tomb, the Laleli Baba Türbesi, that was torn down in the 1950’s. more

Küçük Mecidiye Camiisi (Kucuk Mecidiye Mosque)

d designed and built by the architect Garabet Balyan. more

Çorlulu Ali Paşa Camiisi ( Corlulu Ali Pasa Mosque)

vish lodge, a madrassa, a library, a graveyard, an entailed estate - was built between 1701-1709. more

Kılıç Ali Paşa Camii ( Kilic Ali Pasa Mosque)

in 1580. more

Karadavut Camiisi (Karadavut Mosque)

. more

Kamerhatun Camiisi (Kamerhatun Mosque)


Hüseyinağa Camii ( Huseyinaga Mosque)

its courtyard is found an octagonal plaque with the seal of Mahmud II. more

Hırka-i Şerif Camiisi ( Hirka-i Serif Mosque)

exhibiting the cloak given to Uwais al-Qarani by the Prophet Muhammad. more

Hekimoğlu Ali Paşa Camiisi (Hekimoglu Ali Pasa Mosque)

occasions. more

Üsküdar Mihrimah Sultan Camiisi (Uskudar Mihrimah Sultan Mosque)

imah Sultan, whose mother was the famous Roxlene. more

Vefa Kilise Camiisi (Vefa Kilise Mosque)


Yeni Camii (New Mosque)

n took the longest to complete. more

Yer Altı Camiisi (Underground Mosque)

other story the Arab army which attempted to conquer Constantinople in 714 stayed in the area for 7 years and interred their dead here. more

Yıldız Hamidiye Camiisi (Yildiz Hamidiye Mosque)

’s architect was Sarkis Baylan. more

Yuşa Camiisi (Yusa Mosque)

ho settled here built their own shrines and temples here. more

Emirgan Hamid-i Evvel Camiisi (Mosque Emirgan Hamid-i Evvel)

ed, who died at a young age, and his wife Hümâşah. more

Sadullah Paşa Yalısı (Sabdullah Pasa Waterfront Mansion)


Kurdoğlu Yalısı (Kurdoglu Waterfront Mansion)


Kıbrıslılar Yalısı (Kıbrıslılar Waterside Mansion)

t. Built toward the end of the 18th Century, its first owner - İzzet Mehmet Paşa - was one of Abdülhamit’s grand viziers. more

Çinili Camii (Cinili Mosque)


Cihangir Camiisi (Cihangir Mosque)

architect of the mosque was Sinan. more

Cerrah Mehmet Paşa Camiisi ( Cerrah Mehmet Pasa Mosque)

d in the district - Cerrahpaşa - to which it now gives its name. more

Sabanci University (Sabancı Üniversitesi)


Büyük Piyale Paşa Camiisi (Buyuk Piyale Pasa Mosque)

chitect Sinan. more

Koc University (Koç Üniversitesi)

y campus in İstinye but moved to its permanent campus in Rumeli Feneri in 2000. more

Beykent University (Beykent Üniversitesi)

university has six faculties, four vocational schools, a distance learning system, two institutes, three research centers and a continuing education center. more

Bodrum Camii (Bodrum Mosque)


Bahcesehir University (Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi)

it also has one campus each in Şişli and in Galata. more

Acıbadem University (Acıbadem Üniversitesi)

y is to bring together all the branches of science for the purpose of research into the fields of health and medicine. more

Bezm-i Alem Valide Sultan/Dolmabahçe Camiisi (Bezm-i Alem Valide Sultan/Dolmabahçe Mosque)

hore of the Bosphorus. more

Beylerbeyi/Hamid-i Evvel Camiisi (Beylerbeyi/Hamid-i Evvel Mosque)

shed the following year. The mosque was commissioned by Abdülhamid I in the memory of more

Şale Köşkü

Century Ottoman architecture. In a garden surrounded by high walls and made up of three adjacent structures, each built at a different time, the first building was built in 1880. more

Bereketzade Camiisi (Bereketzade Mosque)


Malta & Çadır Köşkü (Malta & Çadır Pavilion)

grievous events in Ottoman history; each was at one time used as a house of imprisonment. more

Bebek Camiisi (Bebek Mosque)

en 1725-1726. more

Hidiv Kasrı (Khedive’s Summer Palace)

built by the Italian architect Deflo Seminati. more

Bakırköy Çarşı Camiisi (Bakirköy Carsi Mosque)

nto disrepair. more

Çırağan Sarayı (Cıragan Palace)


Aziz Mahmut Hüdayi Camiisi (Aziz Mahmut Hudayi Mosque)

ahmud Hudayi who served as Qadi in Edirne, Egypt, Sham(Syria) and Bursa. more

Atik Ali Paşa Camiisi (Atik Ali Pasa Mosque)


Arap Camiisi (Arab Mosque)


Gülhane Park

tization in Turkish history when the Tanzimat reforms were first announced here. more

Chora Mosque (Kariye Camii)

ch’s location outside of the old city walls. more

Türk İslam Eserleri Müzesi (Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum)

ther. more

Vakıflar Halı Müzesi (Istanbul Carpet Museum)

et Mosque between 1609-1617. more

Tophane-i Amire Culture and Art Center


Cumhuriyet Sanat Galerisi (Cumhuriyet Art Gallery of Taksim)

. more

Salt Galata

the building underwent many changes and during recent restoration work the building was stripped of the later additions that threatened its original character and refitted according to its current needs. more

Gül Camii (Gul Mosque)


Fatih Camiisi (Fatih Mosque)

ction began in 1462 and finished in 1470. more

Eyüp Sultan Camiisi (Eyup Sultan Mosque)


Iştipol Sinagogu (Ishtipol Synagogue)

fire in 1899. more

Etz ha-Hayim Camiisi (Etz ha-Hayim Synagogue)

agogues during the Byzantine and Ottoman periods. more

Kırım Kilisesi/Kırım’ı Anma Kilisesi (Crimean Memorial Church)


Bet Avraam Sinagogu (Bet Avraam Synagogue)

irkeci more

Küçük Aya Sofya (Little Hagia Sophia)


Ayazma Camiisi (Ayazma Mosque)

stood in the area at the time of the mosque’s construction. more

Aya Yorgi Fener Rum Ortodoks Patrikhanesi Kilisesi (Patriarchal Church of St. George)

iliated with the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate. more

Meryem Ana Rum Ortodoks Kilisesi (Church of St. Mary of the Mongols)

, the wife of the Mongol ruler Abak Khan on the site of an old monastery. more

Sokollu Mehmet Paşa Camiisi (Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque)

een a Grand Vizier to three different sultans. more

Sultanahmet Camiisi (Blue Mosque)

Located on the Historical Peninsula, in the district to which it gives its name, The Sultanahmet Mosque is considered to be the last great mosque of the classical period. more

Aya Triada Rum Ortodoks Kilisesi (Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church)

reek Catholic church. Still in use by Greek Catholics today, the church’s construction began in 1876 and it was opened to worshipers in 1880. more

Sveti Stefan Kilisesi (Church of St. Stephen of the Bulgars)

Golden Horn. more

Atik Valide Camiisi (Atik Valide Mosque)


Yeniköy Sinagogu (Yenikoy Synagogue)


All Saints Kilisesi (All Saints Church)


Ahrida Sinagogu (Ahrida Synagogue)

me derives from a Turkish rendering of the Greek "palation," or palace, owing to the presence of the nearby Blahernai (Vlaherna) palace. more

Beyoğlu Municipal Art Gallery

ne of the important art centers in Beyoğlu, it is constantly taking the pulse of the art world with its frequently updated exhibitions. more


kish... more

Istanbul Amateur Photography and Cinema Society – IFSAK

goal of learning about... more

Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts – IKSV

d Jazz, as well as the Istanbul Biennial, more

Kasa Galeri (Kasa Gallery)


Akbank Sanat (Akbank Art)

ields as music, performance arts and plastic arts, among others. more

Yılanlı Yalı (Yilanli Waterfront Mansion)


Amcazade Hüseyin Paşa Yalısı (Amcazade Hüseyin Paşa Waterfront Mansion)


Yildiz Technical University (Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi)


Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts (Mimar Sinan Güzel Sanatlar Üniversitesi)

ect and painter Osman Hamdi Bey in 1882. more

Marmara University (Marmara Üniversitesi)


Istanbul University (Istanbul Üniversitesi)

queror in 1453. more

Istanbul Technical University (İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi)

e-i Bahri-i Hümayun was opened with the goal of improving the quality and technical capacities of Ottoman shipbuilding and educating its future shipbuilders. more

Galatasaray University (Galatasaray Üniversitesi)

ks of government officials for the Ottoman State. more

Bogazici University (Boğaziçi Üniversitesi)

wealthy merchant and philanthropist Christopher Rheinlander Robert founded Robert College. more

Istanbul 2020 Candidate City

history. These characteristics will present a powerful platform for Istanbul, as the host of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games more

Ahmet Fethi Paşa Yalısı – Pembe Yalı (Ahmet Fethi Paşa Waterfront Mansion)

unclear. more

Esma Sultan Yalısı (Esma Sultan Waterfront Mansion)

e 18th century. more

Maiden’s Tower (Kız Kulesi)


Kont Ostrorog Yalısı (Kont Ostrorog Waterfront Mansion)


Galatasaray Hamamı (Galatasaray Turkish Bath)


Mısır Çarşısı (Spice Bazaar)


Galata Dervish Lodge (Galata Mevlevihanesi)


Çinili Hamam (Cinili Turkish Bath)


Çemberlitaş Hamamı (Cemberlitas Turkish Bath)


Çardaklı Hamam (Cardakli Turkish Bath)


Cağaloğlu Hamamı (Cagaloglu Turkish Bath)


Beyazıt Hamamı (Beyazıt Turkish Bath)


Arasta Çarşısı (Arasta Bazaar)


Yedikule Surları (Fortress of The Seven Towers)


Basilica Cistern (Yerebatan Sarnıcı)

t Palace, it has an area of 9800 square meters. more

Yıldız Sarayı Müzesi (Yıldız Palace Museum)


Sadberk Hanım Museum (Sadberk Hanım Müzesi)


Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews (Türk Musevileri Müzesi )

sonal objects from the period alongside photographs, writings, and other documents. more

Tekfur Palace (Tekfur Sarayı)

plex dating from the Byzantine period. more

Rahmi M. Koc Museum (Rahmi M. Koç Müzesi)


Miniatürk (Miniature Turkey Park)


Küçüksu Kasrı (Küçüksu Palace)

cit. more

Süleymaniye Camii ( Suleymaniye Mosque)


Saint Antoine Kilisesi (St. Anthony Of Padua Church)


İslam Bilim ve Teknoloji Tarihi Müzesi (Historical Museum of Islamic Science and Technology)

ce walls in a 3,500 square meter space by the former palace stables. more

Ihlamur Kasırları (Ihlamur Palace)

in the city. more

Neve Şalom Sinagogu (Neve Shalom Synagogue)


Büyük Mecidiye/Ortaköy Camii (Buyuk Mecidiye/Ortakoy Mosque)


Aşkenazi Sinagogu (Ashkenazi Synagogue)


İstanbul Dünya Ticaret Merkezi Kongre Merkezi (Istanbul World Trade and Convention Center)


Feshane International Fair, Congress and Culture Center (Feshane Uluslararası Fuar Kongre ve Kültür Merkezi)

ülmecit to supply fezes and cloth to the Ottoman Army. more

İtalyan Kültür Merkezi (Italian Cultural Center)






Galeri Nev

h local and foreign followers of contemporary modern art. more

Fransız Kültür Merkezi (French Cultural Center)


Borusan Music House (Borusan Müzik Evi)




Goethe Institute of Istanbul (Alman Kültür Merkezi)


Unkapanı Bridge (Unkapanı Atatürk Köprüsü)

nı and Azapkapı. more

Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge (Fatih Sultan Mehmet Köprüsü)

and Hısarüstü. more

Bosphorus Bridge (Boğaziçi Köprüsü)

Europe to Beylerbeyi, in Anatolia. more

Galata Bridge (Galata Köprüsü)


Istanbul Toy Museum (Istanbul Oyuncak Müzesi)

ned in 2005. more

Istanbul Photography Museum (İstanbul Fotoğraf Müzesi)


Palace Collections Museum (Saray Koleksiyonları Müzesi)

n storage around the palace. more


o a cultural and artistic center in 2007. Since this time it has hosted over 20 national and international exhibitions. more

Sakip Sabanci Museum (Sakıp Sabancı Müzesi)

ous. more

Sait Faik Abasıyanık Museum (Sait Faik Abasıyanık Müzesi)


Rumeli Fortress (Rumeli Hisarı)

Anadolu Hisarı (the Anatolian Fortress). more

Pera Museum (Pera Müzesi)

of diverse high quality culture and art services is as important today as when the Museum first opened its doors to the public. more

Istanbul Museum of Modern Art (İstanbul Modern Sanat Müzesi)

and events until its new building in Karaköy is completed. more

Great Palace Mosaic Museum (Büyük Saray Mozaikleri Müzesi)

was uncovered during archaeological excavations in 1950’s in the Arasta Çarşı. more

Museum of Turkish Calligraphy Art (Kaligrafi Müzesi)

assa affiliated with the Beyazit mosque. more

Florya Atatürk Marine Mansion (Florya Atatürk Deniz Köşkü)

, Atatürk lived here during the summer months and hosted meetings and foreign guests here as well. more

Florence Nightingale Museum (Florence Nightingale Müzesi)

cated to the English army during the Crimean War and wounded soldiers were treated here. more

Fethiye Museum – Pammakaristos Church (Fethiye Müzesi)


Dolmabahce Palace (Dolmabahçe Sarayı)

s construction. more

Beylerbeyi Palace (Beylerbeyi Sarayı)

1860’s. Today it lies right under the Bosphorous bridge. more

Aynalıkavak Pavilion (Aynalıkavak Kasrı)

d by the sultans for relaxation and hunting. more

Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya Camii)

anbul. more

Hagia Irene Church (Aya Irini Kilisesi)


Asiyan Museum (Aşiyan Müzesi)


Military Museum (Askeri Müze)

Ottoman period. more

Istanbul Archaeological Museum (İstanbul Arkeoloji Müzesi)

m and the Tiled Kiosk Museum. more

Anatolian Fortress (Anadolu Hisarı)


Princes’ Islands Museum (Adalar Müzesi )

ultural and literary importance. more

8500 Years

8500 years by the ongoing excavations held at the Yenikapı Neolithic settlement. more

Istanbul Jazz Festival

ity. more

International Istanbul Opera Festival

Opera Festival, integrates opera with the city's historical venues and urban locations. more

Topkapı Palace Museum (Topkapı Sarayı Müzesi)

6) of their 624-year reign. more

Grand Bazaar (Kapalıçarşı)