Istanbul Nightlife

Tourist information and guide to entertainment & nightlife in Istanbul...


Nightlife in Istanbul is outstanding. So much as Istanbul is rich in history, cultural heritage and financial capacity, a glamorous night life complements the city. There are several districts where you can enjoy a wonderful night such as Taksim-Beyoglu, Istiklal Avenue, Nisantasi, Etiler, Levent, Ortakoy, Bebek, Arnavutkoy, Atakoy (European side) and Kadikoy, Bagdat Avenue (Anatolian side), Maiden's Tower.

Entertainment in Istanbul revolves around many of the entertainment venues that the city has to offer. In recent years, nightlife in Istanbul has really come alive in recent years and the locals will all tell you that the nightlife spreads out in all directions throughout the city.

On the European side of the Bosphorus, Istiklal Avenue between Taksim and Tunel offers the liveliest nightlife in Istanbul as it caters to college students and the younger crowd. The region is commonly alive with parties every night during the summer months and the locals are extremely friendly.

If you’re looking for the more traditional Turkish entertainment, than Aksaray is the egion that you may go. Despite being situated near the “red light” district, it’s a great area to enjoy a lively evening out on the town. Another region for a great evening out is Kadikoy, located on the Asian side of the Bosphorus. With its numerous little bars, pubs, cafes, and restaurants, you can easily spend the night bouncing from one venue to the next.

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