Istanbul is a world famous city not only with its historical and natural beauty but also with the importance given to the cultural events and & art. There are several art galleries and special venues around Istanbul and you can find selected art collections during your Istanbul visit. Besides, there are also antique shops and stores where you can meet lots of memories and feel the nostalgia amoung those souvenirs.
Istanbul Modern Museum of Art, situated at the shores of the Bosphorus. Istanbul Modern Museum of Art exhibits Turkey’s art heritage, and creates a platform for Turkish peoples’ creativity, dynamism, cultural identity and universal values
LADY SADBERK MUSEUM
Private Museum of Lady Sadberk, donated to the nation by art-loving wife of Vehbi Koc, another leading industrialist. The beautiful, late-Ottoman wooden mansion contains a fabulous collection of Turkish arts and crafts, including jewelry, silverware, and Iznik ceramics of the classic period.
Villa of the Sabanci’s, the Internationally successful Turkish industrialist, now housing Mr. Sabanci’s lifetime collection of rare art pieces and celebrated paintings by Int’l and local masters, displayed in his former Family Home, recently donated to his Foundation as a Private Museum.
NISANTASI, GALATA & CUKURCUMA
There are lots of locally and internationally admired artists in Istanbul and they have independent art galleries and antique shops at the celebrated districts of Nisantasi, Galata and Cukurcuma. During your visit to Istanbul, it is worth to see those cozy places while sipping your Turkish Coffee or selected Turkish Wine.