Your guide to visit Istanbul
Titanic City Taksim Attractions
Experience the essence of Turkish culture when you stay at Titanic City Taksim, ideally surrounded by leisure, shopping, culture and business attractions. Istanbul’s famous attractions are at your fingertips! See below for our favorites in the town.
Built in 528; used as dungeon in the 15th century and fire observatory in the 16th century, the great landmark of the Genoese architecture from which Hezarfen Ahmet Çelebi took his flight on wooden wings, now serves as a touristic site.
Rahmi M. Koç museum is built over an area of 27,000 square meters. It is the one and only industrial museum of Turkey. It is a fun and educational social environment.
Istanbul Modern is one of the first addresses that have changed the 'understanding of classical museum in the city with the social programs and education projects which it has hosted.
Opened as a museum in 1975, Galata Mevlevihanesi also known as Kulekapı Mevlevihanesi - is an institution that reflects the art and culture of its era.
As an important element of Anatolian culture for centuries, bath consists more profound values than just bathing.
If you consider carpets and rugs just as accessories to complete the decoration of your house, you are completely wrong. Carpets and rugs have a particular importance for the Turkish.
Hagia Irene, which stands on the first base-court of Topkapı Palace, was built in the time of Emperor Justinian in the 6th century.
Hookah pleasure in Tophane is one of the first things to recommend those who say they want to do something pleasing in Istanbul.
Beyoğlu is one of the most colorful places in Istanbul. It is always lively, dynamic and crowded. It is the synthesis of Turkey where different ethnicities live together.
As one of the most important metropolises of the world, Istanbul, along with its numerous features, has a vibrant nightlife. Istanbul nights are magical, mysterious and entertaining...
Located in Beşiktaş, between Yıldız Palace and Çırağan Avenue, across Çırağan Palace, this historical park harbours two manors named Malta Köşkü and Çadır Köşkü.
Eyüp is one of the most mystical districts of Istanbul. This is due the fact that many historically important figures were interred with the confines of Eyüp Sultan Mosque, Tomb of Eyüp Sultan and the district. The Tomb is named after Ebu Eyyub al-Ensari, who was visited by Mohammed the Prophet during his first visit to Medina.
The Grand Imperial Mosque is known as Ortaköy Mosque colloquially. It was built by the architect Nigoğos Balyan with the order of Sultan Abdülmecid in 1853.
Those who have never tasted simit before can think it is only dough covered with sesame. However, simit is one of the indispensable flavors of Turkish culture.
As a globally known product, Turkish delight possesses an important place in Turkish tradition. An aspect of Turkish hospitality being offered to guests on special days; it's one of the most indispensable elements of Anatolian traditions since the 15th century.
Binbirdirek Cistern was built by Constantine I the Emperor in the 4th century and Basilica Cistern was built by Justinian I, the Emperor of Byzantine...
Hagia Sophia, one of the most important constructions survived until today, is a monument built by the Byzantine Emperor Justinian in 537.
Sultanahmet Mosque has been built between 1609-1616. Adorned with more than 20,000 blue, green and white Iznik tiles and called “Blue...
There have been obelisks brought to various cities of the world from the old Egypt. The obelisk in Istanbul was first erected in 1547 BC...
It is the first Turkish museum including all the Turkish and Islamic works of art. In the alms house which is in the social complex of Süleymaniye Mosque...
The oldest and biggest indoor bazaar of the world is in the center of the city of Istanbul. Just like a giant labyrinth, it has 60 streets...
Starting business as the first chemist's of Istanbul, the Spice Bazaar was built by Turhan Sultan in 1660.
The Ottoman Bazaar was also called as Sipahi (Cavalrymen) Bazaar since the equipments of cavalrymen were also sold there...
The museum which was founded by Osman Hamdi, an artist and an archeologist, with the name Müze-i Hümayun on June 13, 1891.
Patriarchates are the holiest places for the Orthodox. The patriarchate, which was moved to its current building in 1602...