Art

Best Districts for Graffiti / Street Art in Istanbul

Istanbul is huge, it has tens of different districts, and the recent start art...

10 Best Museums in Istanbul

Probably first thing you do when you arrive to Istanbul will be rushing into museums....

My Perfect Weekend in Istanbul

"One day baby, we'll be old. Oh baby, we'll be old. And think of all the stories that...

The Best Contemporary Art Museums and Galleries of Istanbul

Istanbul is no stranger to great art; from miniatures, calligraphy, paper marbling,...

What are the 5 must-see modern art galleries in Istanbul?

In the recent years, Istanbul's art scene has been getting a lot of attention,...

What are the hippest coffee shops near Istanbul's art galleries?

1.    Bej: Located in Karakoy district, Bej is one of the best and...

Where can I see English-language movies, or movies with English subtitles?

Majority of the movies from English speaking countries are screened with Turkish...

The Ancient District of Üsküdar – Palace Intrigues and Sufi Mystics

Üsküdar is said to have 180 mosques. I haven’t counted, but I well...

Beauty and the Beast – An Ottoman fairy tale | Rüstem Paşa Mosque

‘How much more interesting is this place than Dubai?’ The words were...

Istanbul Dispatch: Miniatures and Calligraphy

For my first post with Atdaa I’m happy to introduce you to a fascinating denizen...

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