Neighborhood Tour: What to Do in Kuzguncuk

It might be the tiniest neighborhood in the city, but there are still plenty of exciting places to fill your morning on the axis of Kuzguncuk’s two main streets. A morning ferry ride is one of Istanbul’s little pleasures. If you need to cross continents in order to get to Kuzguncuk, consider yourself among the lucky ones. Since the Beşiktaş-Üsküdar route takes less than 10 minutes, you might find yourself wishing it didn’t end so quickly. From Üsküdar, you can decide between a 20 minute walk or a two minute cab ride. Walk up the main street of Kuzguncuk to stumble upon Pulat

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Summer Essentials: Best Places for Al Fresco Dining in Istanbul

Waterfront leisure Oligark is not just a venue, but a destination, with the main restaurant and club occupying two levels of the main building, overlooking the entire open area from a spacious terrace. With neighbors Ali Ocakbaşı and seafood restaurant Ringa along the waterfront, as well as Yada Sushi and Pepe’s Italian in the center of the venue, there is something to please every visitor. At Oligark’s kitchen, executive chef Umut Karakuş prepares a wide range of dishes with Anatolian influences. Muallim Naci Caddesi No.58, Kuruçeşme; T: 0212 265 65 12 Oligark Located in an

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