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Mall of Istanbul

The Mall of Istanbul is one of the biggest malls of Turkey and hosts the leading brands of the...

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Sunset Istanbul

Sunset Grill and Bar Istanbul boasting a stunning view of istanbul in the heart of city. Sunset...

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Reina Istanbul

Reina is one of the most trendy clubs in Istanbul with a glittering Bosphorus view for the young...

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Park Hyatt Istanbul

Park Hyatt Istanbul is located in one of the finest buildings in the city, Maçka Palas. First...

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Recent Posts

30 Istanbul Restaurants With The Most Amazing Views

30 Istanbul Restaurants With The Most Amazing Views

Aug 17, 2014

What’s better than eating outside? Eating outside with stunning views of the Bosphorus, and Istanbul skylines. Discover the best Istanbul restaurants with a view, which makes the perfect setting for a romantic date, or a place to relax with a glass of wine to celebrate this amazing city. At these restaurants, you will not only enjoy the food, but also the...

Best concerts coming to Istanbul in 2014

Best concerts coming to Istanbul in 2014

Jan 4, 2014

2014 will be an exciting time for music lovers in Istanbul, with a diverse group of entertainers coming to the city that includes classic rock, blues, and heavy metal icons, along with pop superstars, beloved singers/songwriters, oldies bands, and local favorites. Last year concert lineup was great. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the best Istanbul concerts...

Istanbul’s giant mosque to be ‘women-friendly

Istanbul’s giant mosque to be ‘women-friendly

Nov 16, 2014

Istanbul’s planned Çamlıca Mosque will be a “female-friendly mosque,” according to its two female architects, Bahar Mızrak and Hayriye Gül Totu, who have a budget of around 150 million Turkish Liras for the project. The new mosque, which will be the largest in the history of the Turkish Republic, will use “positive discrimination for...

US Chamber of Commerce to open Istanbul office to boost ties

US Chamber of Commerce to open Istanbul office to boost ties

Nov 16, 2014

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has decided to open an off Istanbul office in a bid to boost trade and investments between the Turkey and the United States. The USCC Regional Office – Istanbul, a result of joint efforts between the U.S. body and the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB), will open on Nov. 18. Turkish Development Minister...

Bosphorus Film Festival kicks off in Istanbul

Bosphorus Film Festival kicks off in Istanbul

Nov 16, 2014

The second International Bosphorus Film Festival opened on Nov. 14 in Istanbul. Organized by the Boğazici Cinema Association and Istanbul Media Academy, the festival focuses on Polish cinema as Turkey and Poland mark 600 years of diplomatic ties. “Papusza,” “Life Feels Good,” “The Girl from the Wardrobe,” “Erratum,” “Ida,” “Imagine,”...

Romeo and Juliet coming to Istanbul

Romeo and Juliet coming to Istanbul

Nov 10, 2014

One of the most well-known love stories of all time, “Romeo and Juliet” will be on stage in Istanbul between Feb. 21 and March 1, 2015. Shakespeare’s work has been adapted numerous times for stage, film, musical and opera. The classical work will be on the stage of Zorlu Center PSM under the production of Italian David Zard. Behind the stage are 40...

Istanbul hosting Magnificent Century: The Great Exhibition

Istanbul hosting Magnificent Century: The Great Exhibition

Nov 4, 2014

Istanbul is hosting an unusual exhibition titled “Magnificent Century: The Great Exhibition” of costumes, decorations and accessories used in a popular Turkish television series on the life of 16th-century Ottoman Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent. Visitors will have the chance to look at accessories used in the Turkish series, “The Magnificent Century,”...