Nightlife in Istanbul

The Istanbul nightlife is a throbbing pulsating time that speaks of another world apart from the ancient identity of this city. The options are varied and numerous and you will be amazed at how fast time flies.

You could begin your night by visiting any one or more of the numerous bars in Istanbul. They differ from wild hot spots that are the hotbeds of activities to chic hangouts that offer lip-smacking cocktails. A mind-blowing array of beer or wine and even accommodation if you desire is provided.

Next, you could head for Sultanahmet and Old Istanbul where there are places, which offer authentic Turkish Entertainment. There are also dance clubs where you could boogie away till the wee hours of the morning. Some places where you could visit when you are at Istanbul are:
  • The Hayal Kahvesi in Burunbahçe, Çubuklu is a large restaurant with its own bar cum disco. There are live jazz and rock performances as well.
  • The House of Medusa Restaurant Café and Bar situated at Yerebatan Caddesi. This water hole is situated near the police station so keep your spirits in control, just in case!
  • The Çiragan Palace also hosts shows and provides a good selection of wines.
  • The Orient Hotel located at Tiyatro Caddesi, Beyazit is near the Grand Bazaar. Great folklore shows are arranged here and you get sumptuous dinner to accompany it.