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Istanbul is a city that can still enthrall both the people who have discovered it recently and the people who have been living here for years. We have chosen the most romantic destinations for those who will celebrate Valentine's Day in Istanbul. Maiden's Tower One of the most romantic buildings witnessing the history of the city, the Maiden's Tower is one of the ideal spaces for Valentine's Day thanks to its own story. You can go to the Maiden's Tower by rowing boats and spend minutes of pleasure against the unique beauty of Istanbul. Galata Tower By climbing up Galata [...]
Istanbul is a huge city that has witnessed hundreds of love stories in its long history. The most prominent two buildings of the city, Galata Tower and the Maiden's Tower, are starring in this story. Galata Tower is a unique building commanding Istanbul by overlooking the city from a height. Alone and enchanting in the Bosphorus, the Maiden's Tower is a building that has become the center of attention for the entire city. Although each one of them has numerous legends of its own, the most beautiful one is the love between them. The Maiden's Tower was built by the [...]
WHERE TO GO IN A FULL MID-TERM BREAK? On the 20th of January, all students are going to feel the happiness of a two-week break. Those who want to have a full vacation will fill Istanbul's museums, amusement parks, and playgrounds, each one more entertaining than the other. For the students who will be in Istanbul in the mid-term break, we have compiled the events where they can have good time until they go back to school on February 3. Here are the points to make the students happy in the mid-term break: Istanbul Toy Museum Established by the poet [...]
These days, photography has become a bit ordinary. Nevertheless, there are also a limited number of people who strike everybody with admiration with the frames they have taken. One of those names who give inspiration, bring new perspectives with their photographs is Mustafa Seven who defines himself as a street photographer. Greatly successful in Instagram with 1.6 million followers, there is a separate story in each photograph taken by Mustafa Seven who defines himself as a ‘story teller’. Seven says that ‘passion is sine qua non’ for photography. We share with you “Istanbul's 8 Best Selfie Points” selected for a phone [...]
On Istiklal Avenue, Istanbul's most frequented avenue, Çiçek Pasajı (Flower Passage) tops the list of the well-known places of entertainment. The most decorated building of Beyoğlu thanks to its spectacular ornaments, Çiçek Pasajı is by far the first answer given to the question "What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Beyoğlu" in a survey conducted by the Association of Beautification of Beyoğlu. Let's take a look at the history of this entertaining place and why it is called Çiçek Pasajı. After the collapse of Naum Theater, considered one of the European culture centers of [...]
Which palace does come to your mind first when it comes to the palaces in Istanbul? Is it Topkapı Palace built by the Ottomans after conquering the city and exhibiting a magnificence of 600 years today? Or is it Dolmabahçe Palace with its magnificent splendor overlooking the Bosporus? We know, the features of both palaces are innumerable. However, we will talk about another Palace in this issue; Yıldız Palace that left its mark on the final era of the Ottomans. Come on, let's visit together this Palace that is located between Beşiktaş and Ortaköy and very different from the others. IT [...]
Istanbul is a city that welcomes as many tourists as its own population every year. Come here for business or entertainment, the thing that determines the course of your visit is to select the hotel you will stay at in such a big metropolis. While selecting a hotel, the price seems to be the top determinant at first. However, although the price of the hotel you will choose is low, if your demands are not met, that accommodation experience may be not that much pleasant. In other words, it is more important than anything that the hotel you will choose can [...]
This winter is rather different from the seasonal normal. It is like the winter has not come yet... However, you can benefit from the herbal teas to warm your inside in cold weather and get the strength and health support you need. Here is some of the herbal teas Midtown Hotel offers to you in its winter menu, and their most important benefits. GINGER TEA The first resort for common cold and cough, the health source ginger is also known to be good for nausea. The ginger that accelerates the metabolism also assists to lose weight through certain cures. Ginger that [...]