Column of Constantine
Erected by order of the Emperor Constantine to celebrate the dedication of 'New Rome' (Constantinople) as capital of the Roman Empire in...
One of the many hans (caravanserais) in the Bazaar District, this huge structure was built between 1659 and 1660 by the Köprülüs, a...
There won’t be too many times in your life when you’ll get the opportunity to have a Turkish bath in a building dating back to 1584, so...
Erenler Nargile ve Çay Bahçesi
Set in the vine-covered courtyard of the Çorlulu Ali Paşa Medrese, this nargile cafe near the Grand Bazaar is the most atmospheric in...
Tiny Bahar ('Spring') is popular with local shopkeepers and is always full, so arrive early to score a table. Dishes change daily and...
Gazı Atik Ali Paşa Camii 12b · interesting places nearby
Bena Dondurmaları information
There's inevitably an afternoon queue in front of this tiny dondurma (Turkish ice cream) shop In the courtyard of the Atik Ali Paşa Camii. Though the dondurma is an undeniable draw, we tend to opt for the fırın sütlaç (rice pudding) or decadent trileçe (creamy sponge cake with a caramel topping).