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Best Viewpoints in Istanbul

The poets weren’t wrong when they described Istanbul as a ‘bejeweled woman’. In fact, Istanbul is so much more; it might be more appropriate to call it ‘a woman bejeweled with a thousand treasures’. Because here, you can have whatever your heart desires. And whether that’s beautiful views of stunning landscapes or unrivaled cityscapes showing where east meets west, then this is the place for you. Here are the best Istanbul viewpoints in 2020 that you can enjoy.

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The 10 Best BBQ Restaurants in Istanbul

When visiting Istanbul you’ll taste amazing foods that will leave unforgettable memories on your palate. But ‘ocakbaşı’ restaurants are about more than just taste. Ocakbaşı restaurants are a unique tradition, originally from the eastern parts of Turkey. The word ‘Ocakbaşı’ is translated as ‘fireside’ and it is literally what it means. This is a special restaurant in which you sit by the grill where the chef is cooking special kebabs and meat varieties right in front of you. The mouth-watering smell of the meat cooking on sizzling coal will make you even more hungry (and will be absorbed by your clothes!) while you taste your cold starter dishes. Then these perfectly cooked meats will arrive on your plate directly from the grill. This a must-have experience and a great memory for every food lover.

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Everything You Must Know About The Currencies Before You Visit Istanbul

In this article, you can find everything you need to know about Turkish currency, what currency to chose, how to exchange and more. There are 6 banknotes in Turkish Lira. The highest value banknote is 200 TL. The lowest value banknote is 5 TL. There are many security measures in banknotes. Take the banknote in your hand, put it on a flat surface. Look at the banknote from different angles. There is a holographic that gives colorful and bright reflections.

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Amazing Restaurants to Try Traditional Turkish Food in Istanbul

In Anatolia, where many civilizations lived throughout the ages, every civilization left a legacy. Our contemporaries added their own experiences to this cultural heritage. Thus, cultural wealth was blended. However, it is best that some elements of culture remain as they are. At the top of these items are Turkish cuisine. Various plants grow in Anatolia. In the village, people are fed with food made from their own agricultural products. Animal food is obtained from cattle, ovine and chickens. In larger cities, nutrition continues to be more fabricated. For this reason, traditional Turkish restaurants where meals are made with natural products brought from the villages are more preferred.

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A Perfect Guide to Vegan Options: Best Vegan Restaurants in Istanbul for 2020

Turkish cuisine is often considered to only include kebabs and greasy foods, but there’s much more to it – especially in Istanbul where you’ll find a wonderful choice of vegan options. Many people are curious about the vegan lifestyle because of its health benefits and its care for animals. Veganism is becoming increasingly popular in Turkey and even though traditional Turkish cuisine uses a lot of meat products, it’s respected, and there are many great places for Vegan food. Let’s take a look at a few;

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Pet-Friendly Places in Istanbul: Restaurants & More

If you’re travelling to Istanbul with a pet you’ll find some places difficult to get into. You’ll see dogs and cats fed on the streets and many restaurants give their leftovers to stray animals. And many people keep pets at home. But according to some people with Muslim beliefs, dogs are animals that should be avoided. That’s not to say they’re not animal lovers, it’s just that some people prefer to love them from a distance. In some cafes, and particularly restaurants, you might see a sign saying “No animals allowed”.

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