travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Turkey

 
00
    
Legend
  • History & Culture travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: n/a
sunnybeach's pictureby sunnybeach History & Culture travel tip
added on the 5th of October, 2010
You get a glimpse in the 20th century Turkish artists viewpoints, life when you visit this amazing Istanbul Museum of Modern Art. The many interesting exhibitions just draw you closer and make you use you imagination when deciphering what the artist wanted to say with his/her work.

The characters made by Mehmet Guleryuz were the most intriguing for me. They were both grotesque and beautiful in the same time. Paintings and other artworks have the same mystery and modern eclecticism that make this museum a worthwhile experience!

Address:
Antrepo 4, Istanbul

Price:
Entrance fee 7YTL ($6.10), free on Thursdays.

On the web:
http://www.istanbulmodern.org/

 
Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya)The Blue Mosque
 
 
 
History & Culture
tips

Recent travel tips for Istanbul

  • Basilica Cistern
    Just across the street from the Blue Mosque, the Basilica Cistern is a mysterious underground place that you shouldn't miss. There are very many columns lighted from under with reddish lamps, giving the whole place a bit of Gothic and [...]
    D: 0.9mi00
  • Byzantine Hippodrome
    Originally the home of sports games in the Byzantine period, the Hippodrome has been later converted into a park. It is open to the public all day long and is quite close to other major attractions such as the Ayasofya, the Blue Mosque or [...]
    D: 0.9mi00
  • Pasazade Restaurant
    Featuring Ottoman cuisine with rich flavors the Pasazade Restaurant or terrace for that matter is a delight in its own. They absolutely delicious dishes with spicy ingredients and it just waters your mouth the minute you just look at your [...]
    D: 0.4mi00
  • Imbat Restaurant
    Located on the rooftop of the Orient Express hotel, this Imbat Restaurant is delight. Not just because of its view of the city and the Bosporus, which is absolutely gorgeous, but their Turkish cuisine is just delicious. We had the lamb [...]
    D: 0.6mi01
  • Aloran Restaurant
    We just loved the food and the service at the Aloran Restaurant. Though a bit pricey, and we had quite a trouble finding the place for starters, but aside from that, the food, the atmosphere was worth it. At least for us. When we went [...]
    D: 0.4mi00

Things about Istanbul you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Istanbul Nightlife

For the dining and good drinks, there are also several destinations to head. One of which is the Hayat Café, owned by 'your grandfather' or 'crazy uncle', it is a hole-in-one kebab shop offering the best of Turkish food and trinks and very affordable prices. Asitane, on the other hand, offers traditional Ottoman cuisine.  Imagine having to splurge in the best cuisine that has lasted for [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Cairns, Australia
If you are looking for a beach vacation, Cairns isnt the right place, because there´s no beach close to the city, neither you can walk there. But...
Outdoors Activities: No beach vacations

Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
After eating Costa Rican food for days, you might want to change it up and head down to Jungle Love. This is one of the best restaurants in Costa...
Food: Jungle Love

 

Derry, United Kingdom
As you may know, Halloween has its roots in the Irish culture. A fine example for that is the Halloween Carnival in Derry, a city in Northern...
Night Life & Entertainment: Derry Halloween Carnival

Ostuni, Italy
Antony is the best place to eat in all Ostuni. It's run by the owner family and they really make you feel yourself at home all the time. Prices are...
Food: Antony

 

Pompei, Italy
You should really take yourself time for at least one day or better a whole weekend.
General: Visiting the ancient roman city

Mamaia, Romania
Mamaia is one of the best points of atraction on the Black Sea Beach on the Romanian teritory. The principal point of atraction in Mamaia is the...
General: Aqua Magic, Mamaia

 

Alberta, Alabama
The Best hotels in Birmingham affordable extended stay lodging accommodations for business and family travelers at a affordable rate. If you are...
General: The Best Hotels in Birmingham For Your Budget

New York, New York
This place is a popular hangout for both locals and tourists. It offers some of the most amazing views over New York. The place is huge with plenty...
Outdoors Activities: 230 Fifth

 

Hoi An, Vietnam
If you are planning your Travel to Vietnam and especially in Hoi An, Da Nang and Hue in central region of country, try to make it consider with the...
General: Full Moon festival in Hoi An

Bludenz, Austria
If you want to go skiing for a day in Austria, use the city as a starting point to go to the different skiing areas.
General: Skiing for a day

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*