Ali Muhıddin Hacı Bekir
Fourth Vakıf Han
Only in İstanbul would a 400-year-old mosque be called 'New'. Dating from 1597, its design references both the Blue Mosque and the...
This bustling marketplace was constructed in the 1660s as part of the New Mosque complex, with rents from the shops going to support the...
Pandeli's three salons are encrusted with stunning turqoise-coloured İznik tiles and furnished with chandeliers and richly upholstered...
Hafiz Mustafa Şekerlemeleri
Choosing between the delicious baklava, tasty börek or indulgent meshur tekirdağ peynir helvası (a cheese-based sweet prepared with...
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Lonely Planet review
It's obligatory to sample lokum while in İstanbul, and one of the best places to do so is at this historic shop, which has been operated by members of the same family for over 200 years. Buy it sade (plain), or made with cevizli (walnut), fıstıklı (pistachio), badem (almond) or roze (rose water). There's another store in Beyoğlu.