In the late 19th century, this major street was known as the Grande Rue de Pera, and it carried the life of the modern city up and down...
Back when promenading down the Rue de Pera (now İstiklal Caddesi) was the height of fashion, the Cité de Pera building was İstanbul's...
It's a three-storey affair, but the compact size (300 persons max) makes for an acoustic powerhouse. The crowd comprises budding fans or...
Another popular meyhane , Feraye hosts fasıl musicians and the occasional solo singer. Everything is authentically Türk tarzı ...
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Lonely Planet review
On the 1st floor of one of the historic arcades along İstiklal, Atlas is always bustling. There are three screens and the programming is eclectic. International İstanbul Film Festival screenings also happen here.