Palace Collections Museum
Occupying the warehouse-like Dolmabahçe Palace kitchens, this museum exhibits items used in the royal palaces and pavilions during the...
National Palaces Painting Museum
Reopened in 2014 after a long restoration, the Veliaht Dairesi (Apartments of the Crown Prince) in Dolmabahçe Palace now showcase the...
İstanbul Naval Museum
Established over a century ago to celebrate and commemorate Turkish naval history, this museum has been undergoing a prolonged and major...
This is the home of one of the top football clubs in Turkey's Super League (Süper Lig), Beşiktaş (the Black Eagles). Matches usually...
Saat Kule Cafe
If the onslaught of late Ottoman decadence at Dolmabahçe Palace makes you feel faint, head to its Clock Tower Cafe to recover over a...
13th fl, A Blok, BJK Plaza, Spor Caddesi 92, Akaretler · interesting places nearby
This sophisticated bar-restaurant in a Beşiktaş office block opened in 1997, and feels like it has been going strong since Atatürk was lodging in the nearby Dolmabahçe Palace. A menu of pasta, seafood, sushi, lamb shanks and roast duck, the panoramic Bosphorus views and its various molecular cocktails make Vogue a favourite haunt of the Nişantaşı powerbroker set.