This elegant baroque-style structure was designed by Nikoğos Balyan, one of the architects of Dolmabahçe Palace, and built for Sultan...
Boğaz Turu Bosphorus
One-hour boat tour up the Bosphorus from near Ortaköy Mosque, generally leaving in the afternoon and evening, with departures as...
Fehime Sultan Yalı
Once home to a daughter of Sultan Murad V, this huge ruined yalı was built in the 1880s and extensively damaged by fire in 2003. It is...
An Ortaköy offshoot of a popular Cihangir venue, Kiki offers a mix of DJs and live sets, cocktails and antipasti platters.
Kümpir & Waffle Stands
The pedestrianised street running inland from Ortaköy Mosque is crowded with stands selling kümpir (stuffed baked potato) and...
İskele Meydanı · interesting places nearby
Originating in the southeastern region of Maraş, dondurma ( Turkish ice cream) has a distinctive chewy texture, thanks to its unusual ingredients of salep (ground dried orchid root) and mastic (pine-flavoured resin from the mastic tree) as well as milk and sugar. Try it at this popular Turkish chain.