New Favorite of Istiklal Avenue: Narmanlı

2018-12-27T10:33:41+03:00

Although it has become cooler all of a sudden, it's high time to tour Istiklal Avenue. You still have time to blend into the crowd of the city, listen to street musicians, look at the beautiful garments in shop windows, and experience the Avenue in the shade of historical buildings before the rains start. You also walk from Taksim Square to Galatasaray High School together with the crowd in Beyoğlu. Then, keep walking towards Tunnel, though everybody turns back. It is impossible for you to miss Narmanlı Inn glittering in its renovated form on the right hand side while approaching Tunnel. [...]

New Favorite of Istiklal Avenue: Narmanlı2018-12-27T10:33:41+03:00

5 places you must definitely see in Istanbul this summer

2019-04-11T15:06:49+03:00

Istanbul is one of the world's most beautiful cities. It is a gigantic metropolis that was once an imperial capital. Istanbul is a unique city for its historical riches flooded by both domestic and foreign tourists today. There are so many places to visit and see in Istanbul. We have listed the top five must-see places for you. Dünyanın en güzel şehirlerinden biri İstanbul. İmparatorluğa başkentlik yapmış, dev bir metropol. Günümüzde hem yerli hem de yabancı turistlerinin akınına uğrayan tarihi zenginlikleri ile eşsiz bir kent İstanbul. Gezip görülmesi gereken o kadar çok yer var ki İstanbul’da. Biz de sizler için asla [...]

5 places you must definitely see in Istanbul this summer2019-04-11T15:06:49+03:00
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You must definitely see these waterfront mansions that are pearls of the Bosphorus

2018-12-27T10:33:58+03:00

Reportedly, the waterfront mansions along the Bosphorus, leaning back on lush green groves, had made Istanbul look like a corner of paradise by creating a riot of colors together with deep blue water of the sea in front of them back in the old days. Nowadays, although the lush green groves behind them are no more, although some of them have lost connection with the sea because of the road running in front of them, the waterfront mansions have still been revealing the historic fabric of Istanbul.     And we have decided to describe some of the most beautiful waterfront mansions of [...]

You must definitely see these waterfront mansions that are pearls of the Bosphorus2018-12-27T10:33:58+03:00

IT’S JUDAS TREE TIME IN ISTANBUL!

2018-12-27T10:34:16+03:00

For its legendary beauty, the Bosphorus is one of the most beautiful points of not only Istanbul or Turkey but of the entire world. Of course, there are other things augmenting the beauty of the Bosphorus: dolphins swimming, dipping and rising merrily, pavilions and palaces reflecting the grandeur of the history, ferries shuttling between two continents... However, there is such a period every year that bright hues of pink and fuchsia merge in the blue of the Bosphorus, and deliver a feast for the eyes. Dillere destan güzelliğiyle Boğaz, sadece İstanbul'un ya da Türkiye'nin değil, dünyanın da en güzel noktalarından bir [...]

IT’S JUDAS TREE TIME IN ISTANBUL!2018-12-27T10:34:16+03:00

MIDTOWN HOTEL IS THE BEST PLACE TO ENJOY ARTICHOKE FULLY!

2018-09-15T18:04:47+03:00

Upon arrival of spring, the market stalls have started to become colorful thoroughly. Full green plums and strawberries always draw attention, but the secret hero of the stall must be artichoke thanks to its flavor and contributions to healthy life. Baharın gelişiyle tezgahlar iyiden iyiye renklenmeye başladı. Yemyeşil erikler ve kırmızı çilekler her zaman ilgi çekmeyi başarıyor ancak tezgahın gizli kahramanı lezzeti ve sağlıklı yaşama katkıları sayesinde enginar olmalı. Artichoke purifies the blood and relieves tiredness by driving toxic substances from the body. The studies conducted have revealed that the artichoke is beneficial for the heart as well as the digestive [...]

MIDTOWN HOTEL IS THE BEST PLACE TO ENJOY ARTICHOKE FULLY!2018-09-15T18:04:47+03:00

THE 36TH ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL AWAITS CINEMA LOVERS ON 5-15 APRIL

2018-09-15T18:09:15+03:00

Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), Turkey’s biggest international cinema event Istanbul Film Festival is getting ready to meet cinema lovers for the 36th time. The 36th Istanbul Film Festival, with a roster comprising highlights from Turkey and world cinema will take place between 5 and 15 April. İstanbul Kültür Sanat Vakfı (İKSV) tarafından düzenlenen, Türkiye’nin en büyük uluslararası sinema etkinliği İstanbul Film Festivali, bu yıl 36. kez sinemaseverlerle buluşmaya hazırlanıyor. Türkiye ve dünya sinemasının en nitelikli ve başarılı örneklerinden, yıldız oyuncular ve usta yönetmenlerle söyleşilere, 36. İstanbul Film Festivali, bu yıl 5-15 Nisan tarihleri arasında gerçekleştiriliyor. [...]

THE 36TH ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL AWAITS CINEMA LOVERS ON 5-15 APRIL2018-09-15T18:09:15+03:00

If the child inside you is ready, let’s go to the Istanbul Toys Museum!

2018-09-15T18:11:32+03:00

The Toys Museum which is the present of poet and novelist Sunay Akin to Istanbul has been opened in 2005. In the museum where the oldest toy is 300 years old, it is possible to find a toy which draws interest of all ages, refreshes their memories and evokes their imagination. Şair ve yazar Sunay Akın'ın İstanbul'a armağanı olan Oyuncak Müzesi, 2005 yılında açıldı. En eski oyuncağın 300 yıllık olduğu müzede, büyük küçük herkesin ilgisini çekebilecek, anılarını canlandırarak hayal gücünü harekete geçirebilecek bir oyuncak bulabilmek mümkün. The interior decoration of the museum opened by Akin via transforming her 3-storey family heirloom [...]

If the child inside you is ready, let’s go to the Istanbul Toys Museum!2018-09-15T18:11:32+03:00

Happy March 8 Women’s Day!

2018-07-25T16:08:09+03:00

Women’s Day which is celebrated on 8th of March in the whole world and recognized by the United Nations, is very important nowadays since subjects such as gender apartheid, fair wage policy and equal rights are intensively discussed. The reason of celebrating this day on 8th of March depends on a very sad story. Tüm dünyada 8 Mart Günü kutlanan ve Birleşmiş Milletler tarafından tanınan bir gün olan Kadınlar Günü; cinsiyet ayrımcılığı, eşit ücret politikası ve haklar gibi konuların son derece yoğun şekilde tartışıldığı günümüzde ayrı bir önem taşıyor. Bu günün 8 Mart'ta kutlanmasının sebebi ise hayli acı bir olaya dayanıyor. [...]

Happy March 8 Women’s Day!2018-07-25T16:08:09+03:00

What is Rosti? Where to eat meals with delicious Rosti in Istanbul?

2018-07-25T16:10:47+03:00

Rosti, which sounds unfamiliar to most of the people in Turkey, in fact is a well-known taste all over the world and consumed fondly. Previously Rosti was a food consumed by villagers in the Bern cantons of Switzerland, but by time it was spread all over the country and considered as a national food by the Swiss due to its popularity. Türkiye'de birçokları için kulağa yabancı gelen bir yemek olan röşti, aslında tüm dünyada bilinen ve severek tüketilen bir lezzet. Önceleri İsviçre'nin Bern kantonlarında köylülerin tükettiği bir yemek iken zamanla tüm ülkeye yayılan röşti, popülaritesinin de etkisiyle İsviçreliler'in milli saydığı bir [...]

What is Rosti? Where to eat meals with delicious Rosti in Istanbul?2018-07-25T16:10:47+03:00

Pearl of the Bosphorus: Ortaköy Mosque

2018-06-06T11:53:42+03:00

Ortaköy Mosque, alias, Great Mecidiye Mosque, is a Neo-Baroque mosque located just on the bank of Bosphorus. The architects of the mosque are Nigoğos Balyan and his father Garabet Amira Balyan, who were the architects of numerous important buildings of the late Ottoman era. Ortaköy Camii ya da diğer adıyla Büyük Mecidiye Camii, Boğaz'ın tam kenarında yer alan Neo-Barok tarzında bir camidir. Caminin mimarları, Osmanlı'nın son döneminde bir çok önemli yapının mimarı olan Nigoğos Balyan ve babası Garabet Amilya Balyan'dır. Conspicuous for its pink mosaic-covered interiors in addition to its stylish façade, 360-degree exposure to sunlight is one of the most [...]

Pearl of the Bosphorus: Ortaköy Mosque2018-06-06T11:53:42+03:00