Istanbul - Beyoglu (PDF Chapter)
If you only have one day, start in Taksim Meydanı and work your way down İstiklal Caddesi, exploring the Balık Pazarı, heading into Tepebaşı to visit the Pera Museum and then making your way through Galata and down to Karaköy.
- visit cultural institutions such as Arter art gallery to see why İstanbul is now acknowledged as having one of the world’s most exciting visual-art scenes
- see dervishes whirl in a 15th-century semahane (whirling-dervish hall) at Galata Mevlevi Museum
- admire Orhan Pamuk’s ambitious and thought-provoking conceptual art project at the Museum of Innocence
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities.