Church of St Stephen of the Bulgars
These days we're accustomed to kit homes and assemble-yourself furniture from Ikea, but back in 1871, when this Gothic Revival–style...
Church of St Mary of the Mongols
Consecrated in the 13th century and saved from conversion into a mosque by the personal decree of Mehmet the Conqueror, this is the only...
Phanar Greek Orthodox College
Tarihi Haliç İşkembecisi
Locals swear by the hangover-fighting properties of işkembe (tripe soup) and often make late-night pilgrimages to this, the most famous...
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Köfteci Arnavut information
Unsigned and unassuming, this famous köftecisi first opened in 1947 and is overseen by the son of the original 'meatball seller'. It is known for it köfte (meatballs) served with piyaz (white beans). Look for the run-down red-brick building with white wooden windows on the ground floor; there are usually a couple of tables and some stools outside.