By Emma Levine
I used this on my honeymoon as my "carry round" ebook. It used to be nice for thumbing via to work out what the must-do actions have been in no matter what local we ended up in. We a number of of the local Walks to work out a few street much less travelled kinds of highlights.
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90 min. (see p 17 for details). 2 = ★★ Istanbul Culinary Institute. This informal student-run restaurant presents Ottoman cuisine with a contemporary twist. Breakfasts are enhanced by superb homemade bread, with a daily-changing lunch menu, perhaps including panfried zucchini pancakes. Good value; daytime only. 59 Me@rutiyet Cad. y 0212 251 2525. $$. Turkey’s first modern art gallery, Istanbul Modern. 31 Opened in 2005 in a restored late 19th-century Pera building, this museum houses the private collection of the Suna and Inan Kiraç Foundation.
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From the bridge, watch the row of fishermen cast lines, peering optimistically into murky waters below. Children can check out their pots of bait (usually maggots) and their catch of tiny fish. Breathtaking views take in ferries cruising up the Haliç (Golden Horn), the mêlée of people crowding into Eminönü’s markets, and spot-lit mosques at night. This is one of my favorite places to hear the cacophony of sounds of azan (call to prayer) from a myriad mosques. Bridge joining Eminönü to Karaköy. Any bus to Eminönü; tram: Eminönü or Karaköy.