Istanbul Guide

Spanning the Asian and European continents, Istanbul is a fascinating city for its visitors with its history as far back as 300,000 years ago, rich cultural and artistic heritage, and modern and luxurious entertainment venues. The city featuring to be only city locating in two continents in the world, was the capital of the states directing the world history as Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Empires, by this way, it became one of the biggest trade and culture center. Concerts, opera, ballet and stage theater works have been performed in this city through the years and a significant number of art festivals are organized here. For the fond of the flavor, there are various restaurants from Turkish cuisine to the famous cuisines in the world. The city literally lives around the clock with its restaurants, night clubs and bars. There are many modern and luxurious shopping center in the city. 

Historical Venues: Dolmabahçe Palace, Maiden’s Tower, Galata Tower, Basilica Cistern, Topkapı Palace, Hagia Sophia Museum, Sultanahmet (Blue) Mosque, Çırağan Palace, Küçüksu Villa, Beylerbeyi Palace, Haydarpaşa Train Station, Grand Bazaar, Eyüp Sultan Mosque and Yıldız Palace can be sorted between breathtaking structures in Istanbul.

Night Life:

Address: Muallim Naci Caddesi Salhane Sokak 5, Ortaköy, Ortaköy, Beşiktaş
Phone: 212 327 28 44

Address: Muallim Naci Cad. No:44, Ortaköy
Phone: 0212 259 59 19

Chilai Bebek
Address: Bebek Mh. Cevdetpaşa Caddesi No:60 Bebek
Phone: (0212) 263 63 15
Moreover, Sortie, Supper Clup, 8th, Blackk, Versai, Suada, Nahide, Şamdan Etiler, Nevizade and Kumkapı are of the unique entertainment venues. 

Nearby Place to Visit: İstanbul Aquarium
Nearby Restaurants: Develi, Kaşıbeyaz, Kosova, Beyti, Eleos, Ziya Şark Sofrası, Uludağ
Moreover, you may taste outstanding samples from world cuisines in different locations of Istanbul. 

World Cuisines: 

Turkish Restaurant: 

Surplus Restaurant
Address: Rüstem Paşa Mah., Ragıp Gümüş Pala Cad. Zindan Han No:54, Eminönü/ Cağaloğlu/ İstanbul
Tel: (0212) 520 1002 

Matbah Restoran
Address: Caferiye Sokak No 6/1 34122 Sultanahmet, İstanbul, Türkiye (Ottoman Hotel Imperial içinde) 
Tel: 90-212-514 61 51 

Tarihi Sultanahmet Köftecisi 1920
Address: Divan yolu cad. No:12 Sultan Ahmet-Istanbul Fatih / Sultanahmet İstanbul
Phone: 0212 5136468 

Kuruçeşme Balık
Address: Kuruçeşme Cd. No:9 Galatasaray Adası Karşısı İstanbul Türkiye
Phone: +90 212 263 44 72

Indian Restaurants:

Musafir Indian Restaurant 
Address: Recep Paşa Caddesi No:7/C Talimhane / Taksim
Tel: 0212 235 27 41

Tah-Majal Indian Restaurant 
Address: Asmalımescit Mahallesi, Nergiz Sokak, No 4/A, Beyoğlu, İstanbul
Tel: 0212 293 66 00

Dubb Indian Restaurant
Address: Alemdar Mahallesi İncili Çavuş Sokak No:10 Sultanahmet / İstanbul 
Tel: 0212 513 73 08

Chinese Restaurants:
P.F. Chang’s 
Address: Etiler Mahallesi, Nispetiye Caddesi, No 94, Beşiktaş İstanbul
Tel: 0212 9881546 

Nu Noodle
Address: Sıraselviler Cad. No: 60 Cihangir, Beyoğlu-İstanbul
Tel: 0212 252 98 18

Hong Bin Lou 
Address: İnönü Cd. No: 43 Gümüşsuyu-İstanbul
Tel: 0212 249 6728

Italian Restaurant: 

Address: Zorlu Center AVM, Meydan Katı, Levazım Mahallesi, Barbaros Bulvarı Kavşağı, Koru Sokak, No 2, Zincirlikuyu, Beşiktaş, İstanbul
Tel: 0212 3366600 

Nearby Hospitals:
Ataköy Hastanesi, JFK Hastanesi, Medical Park Bahçelievler, Acıbadem Bakırköy, International Yeşilköy 

Nearby Shopping Malls: 
Star City, Carousel, Galleria, Capacity, Atrium, Flyinn, Marmara Forum, Istanbul Forum, Deposite Outlet Center, Airport Outlet Center 

Banking Services and Stores at IDTM: 
(Istanbul World Trade Center); Garanti Bankası, Vakıfbank, Türkiye İş Bankası, Halkbank, Carrefour, Starbucks, Bimeks, Aroma Pharmacy, Orkide Flower Shop 

Overall Climatic Conditions: 
Generally, Istanbul has a temperate climate. Summers are hot and arid, while winters are mild and wet. The average temperature during the winter months is between 7 °C - 9 °C and it usually rains and rain mixed with snow is seen, while the average temperature during the summer months is between 18 °C - 28 °C.