Tourists who come to visit Istanbul usually stay in Sultanahmet, Beyoglu (Taksim), Besiktas and Kadikoy. Especially Taksim Square and its surroundings stand out among these accommodation areas. For this reason, one of the most curious things for those who visit Istanbul is the shopping malls near Taksim Square. There are many shopping centers that you can easily reach from … [Read more...] about Shopping Malls near Taksim Square
Beyoglu is one of the historical districts of Istanbul. However, when compared to the Old City (Sultanahmet and its surroundings) on the opposite side, it has a very modern style. In this article you can find the best restaurants in Taksim, Istiklal Street, Karakoy and Cihangir neighborhoods of Beyoglu District. The Rise of Beyoglu in 19th Century Beyoglu is one of the … [Read more...] about Best Restaurants in Taksim, Karakoy, Istiklal St.
Most of the Turkish people choose doner kebab when they want to eat something in a restaurant. Doner is a part of a food culture dating back hundreds of years and, naturally, it’s one of the most popular and delicious dishes in Turkey. Due to the deep-rooted history of doner kebab, the best doner kebab restaurants in Istanbul are generally located in historical … [Read more...] about Best Doner Kebab Places in Istanbul
Best Bars in Istanbul Best Bars in Istanbul Beyoglu (Taksim) and Kadikoy (Asian Side) The best clubs that dominate the nightlife in Istanbul are located in Beyoglu and Kadikoy. As I mentioned in the other related articles, I decided to write a series of posts to cover the nightlife in Istanbul. In this respect, you may find the other related posts interesting. These posts … [Read more...] about Best Bars in Istanbul Taksim and Kadikoy
Best Places for Nightlife in Istanbul Best Night Clubs in Istanbul - Beyoglu (Taksim), Nisantasi, Besiktas, Ortakoy The heart of nightlife is in Beyoglu (Taksim), Sisli, and Besiktas neighborhood in Istanbul. In my former posts, I decided to write a few articles on the nightlife in Istanbul. In this respect, you can read the other posts titled Best Jazz and Blues in Istanbul, … [Read more...] about Best Night Clubs in Istanbul, Taksim-Bosphorus
When you go to districts such as Beyoglu, Besiktas, and Kadikoy to have breakfast in Istanbul, you can see the crowds filling the restaurants. Istanbulites love to have breakfast outside on the weekend, especially in places with Bosphorus views. For this reason, the best breakfast places in Istanbul are located in the districts by the Bosphorus. In the last 10 years, the … [Read more...] about Best Breakfast Places in Istanbul 2021
Istiklal Street has been Istanbul’s most popular and cosmopolite area since the Ottoman Empire. Therefore, there are a lot of places to visit such as historical passages, centuries-old restaurants and colorful shops in Istiklal Street. There is no doubt that the fancy boutiques and shops under the buildings on Istiklal Street will attract your attention. However, don’t … [Read more...] about Places to Visit and Shopping in Istiklal Street
Beyoglu is the most European district in Istanbul and there are many places to visit here. Therefore, it’s hard to imagine Beyoglu as forestland where Ottoman sultans used to go hunting considering it’s the most active district of Istanbul today. Beyoglu used to be outside the city center until the last century of the Ottoman Empire and was known as “Pera”. However, it … [Read more...] about Places to Visit and Things to Do in Beyoglu