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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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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

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...

33rd International Istanbul Book Fair is around the corner

33rd International Istanbul Book Fair is around the corner

Sep 25, 2014

The 33rd International Istanbul Book Fair will be held between November 8 and 16 at the TÜYAP Fair and Convention Center, organized by TÜYAP Fairs in partnership with the Publishers Association of Turkey. The theme for this year’s fair will be “100 Years of Turkish Cinema” in celebration of the centennial of Turkish cinema. The Book Fair’s...

Gifts to Ottoman sultan go on display in Istanbul

Gifts to Ottoman sultan go on display in Istanbul

Sep 23, 2014

Gifts that were sent to Ottoman Sultan Abdülhamit II from Turkey and abroad on the 25th year of his accession to the throne have gone on display at Yildiz Palace. Boasting artifacts from all over the world, a new exhibition has opened in Istanbul showcasing the gifts received Sultan Abdülhamit II, one of the most controversial figures in the late Ottoman...

80 art galleries from 24 countries meet in Istanbul

80 art galleries from 24 countries meet in Istanbul

Sep 23, 2014

The second ArtInternational art fair will be held at Haliç Congress Center in Istanbul from September 26 to 28. Art enthusiasts will enjoy artwork from 80 different galleries from 24 countries around the globe, including Finland, the United States, China, and Saudi Arabia. Twelve galleries from Turkey were chosen by the selection committee after considering...

Lady Gaga goes shopping incognito in Istanbul’s Nisantasi district

Lady Gaga goes shopping incognito in Istanbul’s Nisantasi district

Sep 18, 2014

Lady Gaga was spotted shopping in Istanbul this week. Everybody has become familiar with Lady Gaga’s extravagant outfits and eccentric costumes on stage, but the queen of pop has now taken her talents of disguise to the streets of Istanbul. A day after performing her first concert in Turkey in front of a gigantic crowd, Lady Gaga was spotted walking and...

Get Ready for GNCFEST’14 Festival in Istanbul With Pharrell, Rita Ora, & More

Get Ready for GNCFEST’14 Festival in Istanbul With Pharrell, Rita Ora, & More

Sep 5, 2014

Istanbul’s newest music festival GNCFEST’14 will bring together American rapper Pharrell Williams, Romanian singer Inna and British singer and actress Rita Ora at ITÜ Stadium in Istanbul on September 7, 2014. Singer, rapper, producer, fashion designer, entrepreneur: is there anything Pharrell Williams can’t do? The 40-year-old was behind the two...