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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...

Bonnie Tyler to perform in Istanbul

Bonnie Tyler to perform in Istanbul

Oct 11, 2014

Internationally acclaimed Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler, best known for the hits “Total Eclipse of the Heart” and “Holding Out for a Hero” in the 1980s, will perform at Istanbul’s Cemal Reşit Rey Concert Hall on October 27. Tyler came to prominence with the release of her 1977 album “The World Starts Tonight” and its singles, “Lost in France” and...

Summart, a new art and culture venue in Istanbul

Summart, a new art and culture venue in Istanbul

Oct 8, 2014

Istanbul now has one more independent contemporary art center, Summart. Summart, opened on September 30 as an independent and non-profit foundation in the Seyrantepe neighborhood of the city, is a new platform for visual arts, music and literature, a meeting point that aims to bring together art lovers with national and international artists, musicians,...

Broadway musicals, Hollywood actors coming to Istanbul

Broadway musicals, Hollywood actors coming to Istanbul

Oct 8, 2014

Famed musicals from Broadway and Hollywood will appear in Istanbul during the new season at Zorlu Center PSM. Among these productions are “Beauty and the Beast” and “The Phantom of the Opera.” Between Oct. 8 and 26, Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” musical will be performed in Turkey for the first time, as part of the musical’s 20th-year special...

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...