Collected by Amber Gibson
After spending a week in Istanbul, I cannot wait to return. I have so much more to learn about the Ottoman Empire's history, the modern culture and of course, the delicious food!
Sultan Ahmet Mahallesi, Atmeydanı Cd. No:7, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
Adorned with more than 20,000 blue handcrafted İznik tiles, stained-glass windows, and the golden brushstrokes of a 17th-century calligrapher, the Blue Mosque is the legacy of Sultan Ahmet I (1590–1617). The young sultan audaciously wished...
Zühtüpaşa Mahallesi, Recep Peker Cad. No:27, 81040 Kızıltoprak / Kadıköy/Kadıköy/İstanbul, Turkey
Flying business class on Turkish Airlines is a lavish experience. Expect a candlelit five-course dinner served by their flying chefs. This selection of appetizers only counts as one course ;) It's no wonder they are considered the best airlines in...
5, Mollafenari Mahallesi, Nuruosmaniye Cad. Armaggan No:41, 34120 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
Just outside of the Grand Bazaar on the top floor of the Armaggan store is Nar Lokantasi. With a more upscale feel than most other places in the area lunch (or dinner) here is a nice rest from a day of shopping. The food is Classical Turkish and...
Sultanahmet, Tevkifhane Sk. No:1, 34122 Sultanahmet/Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
28, Şehit Muhtar Mahallesi, Bekar Sk., 34435 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey
And this was only our first course at Zubeyir Ocakbasi, one of Istanbul's traditional kebap houses. We started with some vegetarian mezes before following these dishes with a carnivorous frenzy of kebaps!
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