The Guide Istanbul

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The Guide Istanbul is an essential guide to the city, offering candid recommendations and expert advice on restaurants and cafés, nightlife, the arts and entertainment scene, as well as design, fashion, touristic sites, and undiscovered places. It helps to simplify choices and make life easier for travelers as well as locals by providing information on select venues and events.

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The Guide Istanbul

Jujube soup recipe: comfort food for the fall

September 25, 2017

Jujubes, hünnap in Turkish, are more common in Turkey than one might think, and they deserve more attention given their health benefits and pleasant taste. This fruit, slightly ...

Author: Merve Göral
Posted: 25-09-2017

Eastern Halkidiki: An enriching journey

Marzena Romanowska
September 18, 2017

 

 

The area of Eastern Halkidiki is an example of how cultural and historical influences have no borders. Ottoman history enthusiasts might know that the hea...

Author: Merve Göral
Posted: 18-09-2017

Past Meets Present

09 September
12:00pm - 7:00pm

16 Turkish and international artists will present artwork inspired by historians, scientists and archaeologists to explore the meaning of taking a historical journey...

Author: marzena
Posted: 15-09-2017

Past Meets Present

09 September

16 Turkish and international artists will present artwork inspired by historians, scientists and archaeologists to explore the meaning of taking a historical journey through contempor...

Author: marzena
Posted: 15-09-2017

A porcelain-inspired peek into Ai Weiwei's practice

Ai Weiwei's first solo exhibition in Turkey presents a wide selection of works from this internationally famous Chinese artist. 

Author: Merve Göral
Posted: 14-09-2017

Meeting the neighbors at the 15th Istanbul Biennial

Considered the biggest art event of the season, the 15th Istanbul Biennial under the title “a good neighbour” welcomes 55 artists from 32 countries to display their works in six locations around th...

Author: Merve Göral
Posted: 14-09-2017

La La Land in Concert

09 September
9:00pm - 11:00pm

The winner of 6 Academy Awards® including Best Original Song, LA LA LAND can now be experienced for more than its movie form. On October 6th at 9pm and October 7th a...

Author: marzena
Posted: 07-09-2017

A-WA

09 September
9:30pm - 11:30pm

The three sisters that form A-WA (pronounced Ay-Wa) take inspiration from jazz, hip hop, reggae, progressive rock, and Yemenite women’s chants to form their eccentri...

Author: marzena
Posted: 07-09-2017

Michael Kiwanuka

09 September
8:30pm - 11:00pm

British musician Michael Kiwanuka, winner of the BBC Sound of 2012 poll, will be sweeping the stage at Zorlu PSM with his acoustic blues-folk sound and soulful voice...

Author: marzena
Posted: 07-09-2017

Turkcell Platinum Istanbul Night Flight

09 September

Bringing together some of the best musicians in classical music, Turkcell Platinum Istanbul Night Flight will host a series of concerts at Hagia Irene. Famous groups, such as the duo ...

Author: marzena
Posted: 07-09-2017

Gezgin Salon in collaboration with Limits Off presents: Kiasmos Live

09 September

In collaboration with Limits Off, Gezgin Salon, a new project by Salon IKSV, will be bringing the duo Kiasmos to the stage at Beykoz Kundura. Known for their electro-pop sounds and en...

Author: marzena
Posted: 07-09-2017

Fotoistanbul

09 September

The fourth edition of Fotoistanbul will present a large variety of photographs in indoor and outdoor locations to reach Istanbul’s people in unexpected places. Venue locations range f...

Author: marzena
Posted: 07-09-2017

Diana Thater: A Runaway World

09 September
10:00am - 7:00pm

This multilayered exhibition includes the artist’s recent works exploring the current plight of animals living in imminent danger of extinction. The works, which wil...

Author: marzena
Posted: 07-09-2017

Contemporary Istanbul

09 September

Bringing together contemporary art galleries from around the city and taking up more than 13,000 square meters of exhibition space, the 12th edition of Istanbul’s largest art fair wil...

Author: marzena
Posted: 07-09-2017

CANAN: Behind Mount Qaf

09 September

Featuring new and existing works produced since the late 1990s up until today, this exhibition will provide an overview of the artist’s wide array of practices and media. CANAN’s work...

Author: marzena
Posted: 07-09-2017