Tarihi Haliç İşkembecisi
Patriarchal Church of St George
Dating from 1836, this church is part of the Greek Patriarchate, a compound of buildings nestled behind the historic sea walls fronting...
Greek Lycée of the Fener
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...
Unsigned and unassuming, this famous köftecisi first opened in 1947 and is a safe spot to scoff köfte (meatballs) served with piyaz ...
Lonely Planet review
Locals swear by the hangover-fighting properties of işkembe (tripe soup) and often make late-night pilgrimages to this, the most famous işkembecisi in the city. It's on the main road opposite the ferry stop.