The Galata Tower is one of Istanbul’s most striking monuments. The medieval tower has a phenomenal observation gallery upon which you can marvel the entire city and the coast. Additionally it contains a restaurant and bar, which truly defines luxury dining. Enjoy world-class food, wine from around the world, and a stunning sunset as the Istanbul night illuminates beneath you. For those of you who have always enjoyed your history on the immersive side, don’t hesitate to try on some historical costumes and experience Ottoman decadence.
Galata Tower, Bereketzade, Galata Kulesi, 34421 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey, +90 212 244 7736
The beating heart of the city is Taksim Square. Come day or night, this square is the nucleus of socialization, fun and culture. During the day, the local residents mill about, shop, and gather in the local cafés. As the sun sets, the city comes to life for a second time and the nightlife blossoms around you. Bars and diners beckon you through their glowing doorways, live musicians fill the air with traditional songs, and the night sky is full of stars.
Miniatürk is a miniature park on the Golden Horn. The 60,000 square meter park holds the humorous title of being one of the world’s largest miniature parks. It is filled with many detailed, scaled down models of buildings, monuments, people, and landmarks from across Turkey. This is a fun and novel day out for you to experience and is perfect both for adults and families.
Miniaturk, Sütlüce Mahallesi, İmrahor Caddesi, İstanbul, Turkey, +90 212 222 2882