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

Top 7 places in Istanbul for detail appreciators

The Guide Istanbul team
July 18, 2017

In collaboration with MINI Clubman

 

Istanbul is the ultimate destination for those who like to admire craftsmanship in close proximity. Whether it’s a centur...

Author: marzena
Posted: 18-07-2017

How Zeynep Ahunbay unveils the mysteries of Hagia Sophia

Joshua Bruce Allen
July 12, 2017

The many older parts of Istanbul are home to a number of historic buildings from the Byzantine
and Ottoman eras that require regular maintenance to keep
their magni...

Author: Caner Kocamaz
Posted: 12-07-2017

Get to know director Ferzan Özpetek’s Istanbul

July 12, 2017

His latest movie, İstanbul Kırmızısı, brought Ferzan Özpetek back to his hometown of Istanbul, and with all that has changed over the years, he had something to say about it.

Words b...

Author: Caner Kocamaz
Posted: 12-07-2017

Top 7 breezy gardens in Istanbul

July 11, 2017

Sometimes all you need is some shade and a breath of fresh air during the summer time in Istanbul. Whether it’s for a breakfast with family, or drinks with friends to cool off while ...

Author: Caner Kocamaz
Posted: 11-07-2017

Where to go for open air cinema in Istanbul

July 07, 2017

With summer in full swing, its time to carry movie nights outside to seek the pleasures of the warm summer breeze. You can end your summer days cooling off at these five different ou...

Author: Caner Kocamaz
Posted: 07-07-2017

Highlights from the 24th Istanbul Jazz Festival

July 04, 2017

The 24th annual Istanbul Jazz Festival takes place from July 4-20 at various locations across the city. The festival comprises of more than 50 concerts as well as free events and mov...

Author: Deniz Turkoglu
Posted: 04-07-2017

Pizza Locale

Hailing from İzmir, the newly opened Pizza Locale is a living proof that one more Italian eatery is never one too many. The casual joint offers classic Italian delicacies side by side with their Tu...

Author: Caner Kocamaz
Posted: 03-07-2017

Büyük Ev Ablukada (Live)

07 July
8:00pm - 11:45pm

Büyük Ev Ablukada has left their mark in the local music industry with their conversational vocals, freeing lyrics and flowing compositions since its formation in 2008. T...

Author: Deniz Turkoglu
Posted: 03-07-2017

#istanbulwithkids: summer time

The Guide Istanbul editorial team
July 03, 2017

Akbank Sanat

Akbank Sanat has put together a summer schedule filled with art workshops for children between the ages of 6-14. 

The workshops range fr...

Author: Deniz Turkoglu
Posted: 03-07-2017

Big Burn

06 June
4:00pm - 11:55pm

Between July 21-24, Big Burn is joining electronic music lovers with primary DJs and producers of the field at Suma Beach.

This year’s only camping festival of Suma Beac...

Author: Deniz Turkoglu
Posted: 23-06-2017

Jazz in the Parks

06 June
4:00pm - 11:55pm

Istanbul Jazz Festival’s essential Jazz in Parks, invites all to enjoy nature together with music at Fenerbahçe Khalkedon on July 9th.

The day will start with a line-up ...

Author: Deniz Turkoglu
Posted: 23-06-2017

Fatoumata Diawara and Hindi Zahra (Live)

06 June
9:00pm - 11:00pm

The sensational vocals of Fatoumata Diawara and Hindi Zahra will fill the terrace of The Grand Tarabya Hotel on July 17th.

Fatoumata Diawara came together with Zahra, a ...

Author: Deniz Turkoglu
Posted: 23-06-2017

Kerem Görsev Quartet (Live)

06 June
9:30pm - 11:30pm

Kerem Görsev is celebrating his 50th anniversary of playing the piano by playing with his quartet including Ferit Odman, Kağan Yıldız and Engin Recepoğulları. The quartet...

Author: Deniz Turkoglu
Posted: 23-06-2017

%100 Music: Electronica Festival

06 June
6:00pm - 11:55pm

%100 Music: Electronica Festival, an event by radio station Future Generation, is from July 29-30 at Suma Beach. The massive line-up consists of Andhim, Architectural, Cl...

Author: Deniz Turkoglu
Posted: 23-06-2017

Istanbul Cocktail Festival

06 June
2:40pm - 11:55pm

Istanbul Cocktail Festival, exhibiting Istanbul’s favorite cocktails with tastings and workshops, brings together all cocktail lovers with famous drinks from the city’s s...

Author: Deniz Turkoglu
Posted: 23-06-2017