Set Üstü Çay Bahçesi
This opulent palace complex is the subject of more colourful stories than most of the world's royal residences put together. It was home...
Gülhane Park was once the outer garden of Topkapı Palace, accessed only by the royal court. These days, crowds of locals come here to...
İstanbul Museum of the History of Science & Technology in Islam
Of interest to science buffs, the didactic exhibition in this museum argues that Islamic advances in science and technology preceded and...
It goes against the grain for us to recommend a place that is so outrageously overpriced (TL7 for a glass of tea!), but we do so because...
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Lonely Planet review
Come to this terraced tea garden to watch the ferries plying the route from Europe to Asia while at the same time enjoying an excellent pot of tea accompanied by hot water (such a relief after the usual fiendishly strong Turkish brew). Add a cheap tost (toasted cheese sandwich) and you'll be able to make a lunch of it.