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Latest News

Islamic Arts museum

Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum is re-opened after restorations.

Museum Pass

You can buy the "Museum Pass" for foreigners which is valid for 3 and 5 days in various museums of Istanbul.

Museums open 7 days

The museums in Istanbul will operate 7 days a week, except Topkapi Palace.


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Istanbul Links

Official & Essential

Metropolitan Municipality
Governor's Office
Police (in Turkish)
Ataturk Airport
Sabiha Gokcen Airport
Public Transportation Map
Public Busses
Intercity Bus Terminal (in Turkish)
Sea Busses
Istanbul-Bursa Sea Busses
Istanbul Stock Exchange
Chamber of Commerce
Chamber of Shipping
Exporter Unions
Minerals and Metals Exporters Association

City Guides

Istanbul.com
Nevarneyok.com (in Turkish)
Istanbul.net.tr (in Turkish)
TimeOut
Lonely Planet
Fodor's
How to Istanbul

Sports & Culture

Istanbul Park F1 (in Turkish)
Eurasia Marathon
Atakoy Marina
Marinturk Pendik Marina
Foundation of Culture and Arts
Akbank Exhibition Hall
Borusan Exhibition Hall
CRR Concert Hall
ICEC Convention Center
Convention & Visitors Bureau
TUYAP Fair Area
CNR Expo Center
Cebit Eurasia Fair
2010 European Capital of Culture
IF Film Festival

Museums & Sites

Istanbul Modern Arts
Museum of Graphic Arts
Topkapi Palace & 3-D Gallery
Blue Mosque & 3-D Gallery
Underground Cistern & 3-D Gallery
Yildiz Palace
Chora (Kariye) Church 3-D
Sadberk Hanim Museum
Rahmi Koc Industrial Museum
Sakip Sabanci Art Museum
Pera Museum
Toy Museum
Miniaturk
Museum of the History of Science and Technology in Islam
Jewish Museum
Ottoman Bank Museum
Sultan's Boat Cruise

Universities

Bahcesehir University
Beykent University
Bilgi University
Bosphorus University
Dogus University
Fatih University
Gedik University
Galatasaray University
Halic University
Isik University
Istanbul University
Istanbul Technical
Kadir Has University
Koc University
Kultur University
Maltepe University
Marmara University
Mimar Sinan University
Okan University
Sabanci University
Ticaret (Commerce) University
Yeditepe University
Yildiz Technical University

Consulates

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Britain
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Germany
Holland
Italy
Russia
Sweden
USA
Ukraine

Weather

State Meteorological Service
Weather Underground
Accuweather
CNN Weather
Local Time

Photos

Old Photos
Old Postcards
Gallery from Wow Turkey
Gallery of Dick Osseman

Other

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Patriarchate

Hope to see you soon in Istanbul.