Haseki, Hekimoğlu Ali Paşa Cad. 30
Bostan Bath is to your right while going towards Davutpaşa. Men’s section closes at 10pm but watchout, the female section closes at 7pm. It is said that Fatih Sultan Mehmed the conqueror of istanbul bathed in this hamam. And The Tellak Dede who washed him (“Tellak” is the term for male workers in the hamam) has a tomb adjecent to the hamam.
It is located in a very photographic neighbourhood especially if you walk down Koca Mustafa Paşa Cad. after your visit seeing Bulgur Palace behind tall walls and Cerrah Mehmet Paşa mosque.
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A chef friend in Istanbul tipped me off on this early Sunday morning market which has to be one of the most unique in Istanbul. A group of farmers from the province of Kastamonu in the Black Sea region fill their trucks with fresh picked fruit and vegetables, wild mushrooms, homemade cheeses and jams, and ornate loaves of stone baked bread and load it into their vans to sell at this weekly market. A great chance to rub elbows with some of the city’s top chefs and enthusiastic foodies who ga...Read more
The unisex Hamam of this 5-star hotel reflects traditional Turkish architecture. The Hamam and sauna are open everyday from 07:00 to 22:00. They are open to women only 07:00-14:00 and to both women and men from 15:00-22:00. For the price of the Hamam, sauna and Jacuzzi facilities please call the Hotel. The Marmara Taksim Taksim Meydani Taksim Istanbul 34437 Phone 90 212 251 46 96 Fax 90 212 244 05 09Read more
SİLAH DÜNYASI www.silahdunyasi.com/ MERKEZ Üniversite Mah.E-5 Karayolu Üzeri No:18 Avcılar/İstanbul Tel: +90 (212) 509 08 00-593 97 23 Fax: +90 (212) 509 53 63 ŞUBE Mahir İz Caddesi No:47 Altunizade – Üsküdar /İstanbul Tel: +90 (216) 474 10 02 Fax: +90 (216) 474 10 03 firstname.lastname@example.org www.silahdunyasi.com/Default.aspx?tabid=836Read more
From the second half of XIX. th century to the on set of XX th century, when the first national Turkish style has occured, the samples reflecting the traces of Western Architectural Culture have been built in Karaköy and its neighbourhood. Generally, in these civil architectural samples formed by the bank and closed-street, the reflections and traces of this style have been given in the styles of Neobarok , Neo-Classic, Neo-G...Read more
Once more important than coffee houses as meeting places, the disrobing hall at Cemberlitas Hammam. Fritz von der Schulenburg / Cornucopia Splendid Renaissance baths still flourish at the entrance to Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar. Built for the mother of Sultan Murad III, the all-powerful Nurbânu, and opened in 1584, today the Çemberlitas Hammam is the liveliest of Istanbul’s grand baths. Nurbanu Sultan, wife of Selim II, the intelligent, immensely wealthy patron of the Çemberlitas baths, b...Read more
Burc Beach is located in Kilyos which is 15 km. from city center to the north.It has a sandy golden beach with gigantic waves most of the time..The water is very clean and shallow for a 100 m.The beach is a club owned by alumni Bogazici University and accept guests too. You can enjoy a good crowd of a thousand in the weekends . Admission is around 10 dollars and the bar is very groovy with dj performances as well. Right next to Burc Beach, you may join a more snobbish crowd in Solar Beach. All guests are wellcomed and the admission is around 15 dollars.. tanbullu\\\’lara tüm gün süresince tam bir tatil kompleksi olarak hizmet veren beach clublar (sahil club), yaz aylarında sıcaktan bunalan ve keyifli bir tatil günü geçirmek isteyenleri ağırlıyor. İstanbul\\\’u...Read more
Thronged by thousands daily, Istiklal Caddesi is chock full of buildings that reflect the cultural changes of the recent period and the dynamism of the times. With their cinemas, theaters, restaurants, cafes and art galleries, the famous arcades of Beyoğlu preserve their original vitality even as their owners and regulars come and go. The Anadolu Pasaj The Anadolu Pasaj (1910) just opposite and the Afrika Pasaj (1905), which joins Büyük and Küçük Parmakkapı Streets, were also built by...Read more
Check here for a Google Maps of this walk: goo.gl/maps/m0FB The column that gives Çemberlitaş (column with rings) its name was in Byzantine times a plaited Column where the statue of Constantinus stood at the top. It was renovated from the early days because of the continuous disasters. After the fires at Ottoman times the column has been supported by iron rings in order to stand safely, and what is left is this 35 meter tall column. The column was dedicated on May 11,...Read more
Istanbul Handicrafts Center The Touring and Automobile Club of Turkey has restored the old Cedid Mehmet Efendi Medresesi in Sultanahmet and now operates it as the Istanbul Handicrafts Center. The center’s aim is to revive dying crafts and show visitors how these arts and crafts were performed. Each of its rooms is devoted to a traditional Turkish craft, such as producing marbled paper, calligraphy, painting miniatures, making lace, pinking and embroidering. There is also traditional bo...Read more
A beautiful coffee shop in Çengelköy: Çınaraltı Kahvesi is a special place where one can enjoy either tea or coffee while enjoying a breathtaking view of the Bosporus. Located in Üsküdar’s Çengelköy neighborhood, the coffee shop gets it name from the historical sycamore tree (Çınar in Turkish) it was built under. It opens at 7:00 a.m. and continues to serve customers until midnight. Çınaraltı Kahvesi was used as a setting for Turkish television shows “Süper Babe” and “Çınaraltı.”Read more
Walk towards Kadıköy from the Göztepe traffic lights and turn right at the second lights. As soon as you climb the bridge Selamiçeşme -Özgürlük- Parkı will meet you on the right. This park has one soil and one asphalt jogging route. Moreover there are two concrete basketball fields, one skateboarding rink, soil covered soccer field with real dimensions and an amphitheater at which concerts and folklore competitions are arranged during the summer. There is also...Read more