Art Galleries in Istanbul

Because of the huge history of the city, the  impression about art in Istanbul is usually traditional art but it is currently one of the cultural hot spots of Europe and it is a city that brings Western and Eastern culture together and also offers Modern Art. It is a good time to enjoy ART GALLERIES … Read more Art Galleries in Istanbul






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Best architectural samples in Istanbul

Istanbul… the city where the old meets the new… A wonderful place where you can admire both the traditional Ottoman architecture and contemporary works! Read the list and get to know some of the best architectural samples in Istanbul!    Haydarpasa Station A major intercity railway station which served until 2012, located on the Asian … Read more Best architectural samples in Istanbul






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Orthodox and Catholic Churches Istanbul

One of the main features of Istanbul, which has existed for hundreds of years… is the element of Christianity, as it is seen through the dozens of Christian churches surviving to this day! Wonderful structures all over Istanbul, but especially in the Old part of the city, remind us of another era! Many of them … Read more Orthodox and Catholic Churches Istanbul






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Most famous Jewish synagogues in Istanbul

  Synagogue comes from a Greek word, which means “assembly”. Synagogues are spaces used by Jews for several purposes, such as prayer, study and as community houses. They consist of a large hall for prayer and smaller rooms for study and social gatherings. In Istanbul, the synagogues were built by Jews who had come to … Read more Most famous Jewish synagogues in Istanbul






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Fener and Balat areas in Istanbul

  The Fener and Balat areas in Istanbul, are two of the most richest in history, fascinating in beauty and characteristic areas in Istanbul   A place that has the honor of belonging to the World Heritage List of Unesco. Fener, lies almost in front of the banks of beautiful Golden Horn, offering a wide variety … Read more Fener and Balat areas in Istanbul






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Agatha Christie and the Orient Express at Pera Palace Hotel

”The secret of getting ahead… is getting started”,  Agatha Christie   One of the most prominent and significant sights in Istanbul, is the imposing Sirkeci Railway Station, which hosted the most famous train… the Orient Express! Located at the old part of the city, almost on the banks of Bosphorus and close to Topkapi Palace, … Read more Agatha Christie and the Orient Express at Pera Palace Hotel






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Orhan Pamuk and the Museum of Innocence

One of the most famous man in the country and one of the most unique museums in Istanbul! Learn all about Orhan Pamuk and the Museum of Innocence…     Orhan Pamuk, is one of the Turkey’s most prominent and famous novelists, having sold over eleven million books in sixty languages!  Born in 1952 in … Read more Orhan Pamuk and the Museum of Innocence






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Bosphorus in Istanbul

”To be travelling through the middle of a city as great and historic as Istanbul, and yet to feel the freedom of the open sea – that is the thrill of a trip along the Bosphorus…”, Orhan Pamuk The most precious natural jewel in this amazing city, is the wonderful Bosphorus! A strait that existed … Read more Bosphorus in Istanbul






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Extraordinary Museums in Istanbul !

Museums are amazing if you are into art, history and creativity! These 3 are might be the best museums in Istanbul. Lovely that you like to visit museums. Beside enjoying my holiday by chilling out I also prefer making my holiday more valuable by adding some art and history in it. Istanbul Modern An old warehouse … Read more Extraordinary Museums in Istanbul !






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Contemporary Istanbul 2015

My visit to Contemporary Istanbul last year was satisfying enough. This year they celebrate their 10th year! Contempory will take place 12-15 November at Istanbul Congress Center (ICC) and Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Centre (ICEC). Contemporary has been a key player in the development of contemporary art in Turkey and the surrounding regions. With 49 galleries … Read more Contemporary Istanbul 2015






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