Its maze-like location in a backstreet behind the hardware stores that litter this part of town often discourages non-local bathhouse...
This spacious, well-maintained hamam is located across from Azapkapı Sokollu Mehmet Paşa Mosque at the base of the Atatürk Bridge. It...
Church of SS Peter & Paul
Tucked away in one of the steep streets below Galata Tower you’ll find the small grey-and-white doorway to the courtyard of the Church...
Nardis Jazz Club
Named after a Miles Davis track, this intimate venue near the Galata Tower is run by jazz guitarist Önder Focan and his wife Zuhal....
This would have to be one of the most eccentric restaurants in town. Run by the charming husband-and-wife team of Nadire and Mete...
Galata Mahkemesi Sokak · interesting places nearby
Arab Mosque information
Built by the Genoese in 1337, this fortress-like mosque was the largest of İstanbul's Latin churches. Converted to a mosque after the Conquest, it was given to the recently arrived community of Spanish Muslims after their expulsion from Spain and arrival in İstanbul in the late 15th century. Notable features include the stone exterior and a magnificent wooden ceiling.