Step into the iconic Kubbeli Saloon Tea Lounge and find glamour all around you. High domed ceilings, corner windows and parquet flooring provide the timeless sense of luxury that’s typical of the Pera Palace. Come for the tea time in the famous hotel of the orient express where Agatha Christie wrote the book and enjoy one of the most finest pastry buffet of the cit
What about a tea time with one of the best view of the Bosphorus? With its superb location right by the Bosphorus complemented by a wide terrace, the Gazebo Lounge is the hotspot of Istanbul. Have a tea time in the garden of this Palace with is unique architecture and enjoy an awarded team for the quality of its pastry buffet.
Istanbul has always been a source of inspiration to the writers. The café where Pierre Loti was coming to contemplate in Golden Horn, has taken his name to his memory. Your Guide Journalist will bring you to all those different areas and explain all about the writers who have been inspired by the city and also about those famous Turkish writers like Orhan Pamuk and more.
For half day walk all along the different areas of Taxim and Sirkeci to discover the markets of Istanbul. Your guide will bring you to the history of the Turkish gastronomy and all the different dishes. You will taste local product from cheese, pastry, to the famous Lokoum and Baklawas….
2 hours to forward back to the past and discover about the period of the famous Ottoman Empire. Visit and meet with the descendant of a famous “Pasha” and learn about the history family and the particular house on the Bosphorus. Hekimbaşı Salih Efendi Yalısı is a Yalı (Manor by the sea side) in Kanlıca on the side of the Bosphorus Bosphorus İn Istanbul. This ottoman manor is built in 19th Century.
Located in the heart of Galata area in the cellar of an hotel you will find one of the most complete collection of Turkish wine of the city. The hotel has its own vineyards and decided to create a place dedicated to the local wine. 2 specialist are looking after the selection of all the bottle to offer you the best of the country. Come and taste 5 different wines (red, white and pink) with a plate of cheese. after a selection of the wine with the oenologist and some informations enjoy tasting in a real friendly atmosphere.