Circuit İstanbul


A friendly, and ecofriendly, community space devoted to ‘sustainable creativity’, Circuit hosts exhibitions and craft fairs of work by local artists, and a broad range of classes and workshops, most offered in English and on a drop-in basis. Dabble in drawing, painting, yoga, dance or making your own natural cosmetics while mingling with like-minded expats and Turks.

Check the Facebook page ( for upcoming events, and to confirm the centre's location as there has been talk of this changing. The entrance is currently on Ortaç Sokak.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Kadıköy attractions

1. Street Mural by PixelPancho

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This 2013 work by Italian street artist PixelPancho shows a young boy sitting in the lap of a strange-looking robot fighter.

2. Street Mural by Fintan Magee

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Australian street artist Fintan Magee created this massive men-with-buckets mural for the 2017 Mural İstanbul festival.

3. Street Mural by INTI

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This distinctive work by Chilean street artist INTI, portraying a sad-looking woman holding an apple, was created for the 2013 Mural Ist Festival.

4. Street Mural by Chazme & Sepe

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Polish artists Chazme and Sepe created this 2014 mural, which is titled İstanbul in acknowledgement of the word's meaning in Ancient Greek ('the City').

5. Street Mural by Amose

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This colourful mural of a woman and child was painted by French street artist Amose Vazimolo, commonly known as Amose.

6. Street Mural by Dome

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This extraordinarily detailed black-and-white mural of a floating boat was created by German artist Dome in 2012.

8. Aya Efimia Rum Ortodoks Kilisesi

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This Greek Orthodox church dates from 1830, although there had been a previous church on the same site from the late 17th century. Legend tells us that St…