Istanbul

ÔÇťIstanbul is a historical city that confidently maintains its borders between Europe and Asia for millennia and as a result, you witness a medieval metropolis and the Modern Middle East. A second Rome; a city where you must most definitely roam and experience the cultural excitement that lie around each corner.ÔÇŁ

Off the beaten path guide to

Istanbul

Places to See

Rainbow Stairs

P├╝rtela┼č Hasan Efendi, Sal─▒ Pazar─▒ Yk┼č. No:2, 34427 Beyo─člu/─░stanbul, Turkey
https://www.wanderlustchloe.com/the-colourful-revolution-of-the-rainbow-steps-istanbul-turkey/

Bosphorus Cruise

Open 24 hours
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Alemdar Mah. Ticarethane Sok, Hakki Bey Ishani No:5/3, 34122, Turkey
Scenic river cruise and views of Istanbul
http://www.bosphorustour.com/

Hodjapasha

10AM to 5:30PM
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Hoca Pa┼ča, Hoca Pa┼ča Mahallesi Ankara Caddesi, Hocapa┼ča Hamam─▒ Sk. No:3 D:B, 34110 Fatih/─░stanbul, Turkey
Cultural folk dance show in a converted bath house
http://www.hodjapasha.com/

Ko├ž Museum

Temporarily closed
Piri Pa┼ča, Hask├Ây Cd. No:5 D:No:5, 34445 Beyo─člu/─░stanbul, Turkey
Industrial museum of vintage cars, submarines and manmade objects
http://www.rmk-museum.org.tr/

Sak─▒p Sabanc─▒ Museum

10AM to 5:30PM
Emirgan, Sak─▒p Sabanc─▒ Cd. No:42, 34467 Sar─▒yer/─░stanbul, Turkey
Fine arts museum surrounded by gardens
https://sakipsabancimuzesi.org/

Borusan Contemporary

11AM to 5PM
Rumeli Hisar─▒, Balta Liman─▒ Hisar Cd. No:5, 34470 Sar─▒yer/─░stanbul, Turkey
Modern art museum with a terrace view
http://www.borusancontemporary.com/

SALT Galata

11AM to 5PM
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Azapkap─▒, Bankalar Cd. No:11, 34420 Beyo─člu/─░stanbul, Turkey
Art space, historical library and cafe
http://saltonline.org/

Places to Eat

K├Â┼če ├çe┼čme

K─▒l─▒├žali Pa┼ča, Samanyolu Soka─č─▒ No:9 D:3, 34427 Beyo─člu/─░stanbul, Turkey

Me┼čhur Sultanahmet K├Âftecisi

Alemdar, Divan Yolu Cd. No:4, 34110 Fatih/─░stanbul, Turkey

Kahve 6

Cihangir, KILI├çAL─░ PA┼×A MAH. AKARSU CAD, Anahtar Sk. NO:13/A, 34433 Beyo─člu, Turkey

Walter's Coffee Roastery

10AM to 11PM
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Cafera─ča, Bademalt─▒ Sk. No:21, 34710 Kad─▒k├Ây/─░stanbul, Turkey
Breaking bad themed cafe

Agora

3 to 10PM
$
Alemdar, Ca─čalo─člu Hamam─▒ Sk. No:6, 34110 Fatih/─░stanbul, Turkey
Historical Ottoman themed tavern bar with food

Spago

3 to 10PM
$
Harbiye, Mim Kemal ├ľke Cd. No:35, 34365 ┼×i┼čli/─░stanbul, Turkey
Californian seafood speciality rooftop restaurant

Vefa Bozac─▒s─▒

9AM to 12AM
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Mollah├╝srev, Vefa Cd. No:66, 34134 Fatih/─░stanbul, Turkey
Traditional Turkish beverage shop

Nostra Casa

1 to 11:30PM
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K├╝├ž├╝k Ayasofya Mahallesi, Mustafa Pa┼ča Sk. No:42, 34122 Fatih/─░stanbul, Turkey
Italian restaurant with a rooftop terrace

Places to Drink

minim├╝zikhol

Cihangir, So─čanc─▒ Sk. No:3, 34433 Beyo─člu/─░stanbul, Turkey

Mitte Karak├Ây

Kemanke┼č Karamustafa Pa┼ča, Necatibey Cd. 66/A, 34425 Beyo─člu/─░stanbul, Turkey

Sub Karakoy Hotel

Hac─▒mimi, Necatibey Cd. No:91, 34425 Beyo─člu/─░stanbul, Turkey

5 cocktails & more

1 to 10PM
Asmal─▒ Mescit, M├╝eyyet Sk. No:5, 34430 Beyo─člu/─░stanbul, Turkey
Cocktail bar

Mini Muzikhol

Temporarily closed
Cihangir, So─čanc─▒ Sk. No:3, 34433 Beyo─člu/─░stanbul, Turkey
Alternate night club with electronic music

Places to Network

Places to Shop

Lifeist Çukurcuma

Cihangir, Alt─▒patlar Sokak, ├çubuk├žu ├çk. No-1a, 34420, Turkey

Souq D├╝kkan

Levent, B├╝y├╝kdere Cd. No:185, 34330 ┼×i┼čli/─░stanbul, Turkey

Sentetik Sezar Vintage Store

Cihangir, A,, P├╝rtela┼č Sk. No:1, 34433 Beyo─člu/─░stanbul, Turkey

Shop go

Te┼čvikiye, Ahmet Fetgari No:62, 34365 ─░stanbul, Turkey

100% Istanbul

Firuza─ča, Bo─čazkesen Cd. No: 69 kat:1, 34433 Beyo─člu/─░stanbul, Turkey

Mekhann

Firuza─ča Mahallesi Bo─čazkesen Caddesi , Tophane 32/A, 34425 Beyo─člu, Turkey

Bomonti Antique Bazaa

9AM to 6PM
Ku┼čtepe, 34387 ┼×i┼čli/─░stanbul, Turkey
Flea market and vintage store

Luxury

Ca─čalo─člu Hamami

Temporarily closed
Alemdar, Prof. Kaz─▒m ─░smail G├╝rkan Cd. No:24, 34110, 34110 Fatih/─░stanbul, Turkey
Traditional Ottoman spa experience

Nusr-Et

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12 to 8PM
Beyaz─▒t Mahallesi ├çar┼č─▒kap─▒ Nur-u Osmaniye Caddesi Sandal Bedesteni ├çar┼č─▒s─▒, 34126 Fatih/─░stanbul, Turkey
Steakhouse with a cooking show performance

Watch Out