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Mall of Istanbul

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

Raffles is Istanbul’s most exciting new hotel, the perfect embodiment of the new young face of an...

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Recent Posts

Best Istanbul concerts in 2015

Best Istanbul concerts in 2015

Jan 30, 2015

From boy bands to kings of stadium rock, 2015 looks to be a bumper year for live music in Istanbul. Thinking about a trip to Istanbul in 2015, but can’t decide when you should go? Why not plan your trip around one of these top events for Istanbul. Get ready to plug this in your bookmarks and calendars, because the ultimate guide to this year concerts in...

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...

OneRepublic to perform in Istanbul for first time

OneRepublic to perform in Istanbul for first time

May 21, 2015

American pop-rock band OneRepublic is scheduled to take the stage for the first time in Istanbul on May 30. OneRepublic is expected to perform many of their hit songs, including “Dreaming Out Loud” and “Waking Up,” alongside tracks from its most successful album “Native” at the Volkswagen Arena. Founded in 2003 by Grammy-winning singer and...

The Most Expensive Streets In Istanbul

The Most Expensive Streets In Istanbul

Feb 26, 2015

According to recent data in the annual real estate report of international real estate consultancy firm Cushman & Wakefield, Istanbul’s İstiklal Avenue, Bağdat Avenue and Abdi İpekçi Avenue ranked in the top 10 streets for rent increases in the world. İstiklal Avenue saw the world’s second-highest rent increases while Bağdat Avenue was...

Giacometti exhibit in Istanbul explores the artist’s life

Giacometti exhibit in Istanbul explores the artist’s life

Feb 26, 2015

The Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation Pera Museum is hosting the first major exhibition of Swiss sculptor and painter Alberto Giacometti in Istanbul, featuring a retrospective approach of the artist’s decades of work. Organized in collaboration with the Giacometti Foundation in Paris, the exhibition explores Giacometti’s prolific life, most of which was...

‘X-Men’ Wolverine actor Hugh Jackman to perform in Istanbul

‘X-Men’ Wolverine actor Hugh Jackman to perform in Istanbul

Feb 11, 2015

Australian actor Hugh Jackman will perform four shows at Istanbul’s Zorlu Performing Arts Center from March 17 to March 20. A Tony-Award-winning actor, renowned for his roles in movies such as ‘”Wolverine,” “X-Men,” “Les Misérables” and “Real Steel,” Jackman will perform his show “An Evening with Hugh Jackman,” which is a concert...

43rd Istanbul Music Festival to host over 600 artists

43rd Istanbul Music Festival to host over 600 artists

Feb 5, 2015

The 43rd Istanbul Music Festival, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), will once again present music lovers with a jam-packed program this year between May 31 and June 29. The program was announced at a press meeting on Feb. 3. The 43rd Istanbul Music Festival will host some 600 local and international artists in Istanbul, including...