Activities

Artists in Their Time

Istanbul Modern’s collection exhibition, “Artists in Their Time”, focuses on how artists position their work and themselves within the concept of time. It suggests a conceptual field for examining, and reconciling, the links between an artist’s time and societal, cultural, natural and universal time. It unites artists from very different periods, geographies and disciplines around…
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Istanbul Shopping Fest 1-16 July 2017

The 7th Shopping Fest at Istanbul, one of Europe’s most mesmerising cities, offers you the perfect opportunity for the ultimate ‘Istanbul’ experience and a shopping spree. The festival will be taking place from 1 to 16 July and will be offering great discounts and offers along with amusing events that will give you the chance…
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Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC)

Holding a press conference following the 25th Anniversary Summit of the BSEC Heads of State and Government, hosted by Turkey, President Erdoğan said: “Turkey will continue to support the efforts aimed at ensuring peace and welfare in the Black Sea region.” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made statements on the summit at a press conference held…
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Turkish Airlines EuroLeague trophy lands in Istanbul!

What promises to be a magical week in a special city got started with the promise of glory on Monday as the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champions trophy landed in Istanbul, where it will stay until being raised on Sunday night by the winner of the 2016-17 season! A bit of pomp and circumstance marked the…
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CHILL-OUT FESTIVAL ISTANBUL 2017

Chill-Out Festival Istanbul carries its standards further with the 12th edition. Accompanying a unique atmosphere right in the arms of nature, enlivening cultural and creative activities, specially designed shopping areas and luscious food & beverage options, this year’s Chill-Out Festival Istanbul will offer a broad music selection more diverse than ever. Detailed information to follow…
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SALT Galata

The works of Abbas Akhavan, Refik Anadol, Futurefarmers and Laure Prouvost can be watched in "Art Uses: Last Exhibition" which opened in the past days. SALT Galata, the 5-year "Art Uses" project of the European beauty confederation L'Internationale since 2012, Abbas Akhavan, Refik Anadol, Futurefarmers and Laure Prouvost. "Use of Art: Last Exhibition" which will…
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İstanbul Shopping Fest

Istanbul Shopping Fest (ISF) is one of the most important festivals in Turkey since 2011. Istanbul Shopping Fest 1-31 July 2016 The 6th Shopping Fest at Istanbul, one of Europe’s most mesmerising cities, offers you the perfect opportunity for the ultimate ‘Istanbul’ experience and a shopping spree. The festival will be taking place from 1…
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İstanbul SEA LIFE Aquarium

Looking for family attractions and things to do in Istanbul? Visit Istanbul SEA LIFE Aquarium, located in Forum Istanbul Shopping Mall and home to an exciting collection of sea creatures. With an amazing 83m long underwater Ocean Tunnel, 270 degree panoramic viewing Sea Bed, 21 themed zones with 47 display tanks and more than 15,000…
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Dialogue In The Dark is in İstanbul

Dialogue In The Dark is an exhibition and workshop to explore the unseen. And it's now in Istanbul! Dialogue In The Dark offers you an incredible exprience to understand blind people's daily life. In Dialogue In The Dark, blind guides lead the visitors in groups through specially constructed dark rooms in which scent, sound, wind,…
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Where to swim in İstanbul?

If you want to move away from the city's chaos, go to a suburb near Istanbul for a small vacation and relax by swimming in the blue sea and sunbath lying on the sand. Rent a car and go to the beach! Beaches of Istanbul Public Beaches Public beaches are either admission free beaches or…
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