Fuego restaurant is established in 2012. Situated in Sultanahmet, it offers authentic Turkish cuisine and authentic Kurdish cuisine. Fuego restaurant is situated in a nice place to take a break from a long day of exploration and feast yourself with their culinary. Its menu has quite interesting meat and chicken options ranging from classical Chicken Shish Kebab and Adana Kebab to Iskender Kebab. Their vegan menu offers authentic Anatolian cuisine such as stuffed aubergine, pureed aubergine salad, named babagannus in Turkish, muhammara, and many more. It also has different pita and pizza options. You can accompany your succulent meal with alcoholic or nonalcoholic beverages.
If you are near the Sultanahmet area, you may be interested in visiting historical structures built in the Old City. You can check our Blue Mosque area tour half-day tour where you will discover the heart of the Old City. It is a 4-hour tour with a guide, and you will be walking around old city, exploring Ottoman & Byzantine cultural heritage. You will encounter old Sultanahmet prison, which is now used as a hotel today, and our guides will inform you about trivial facts of how prison system worked in Ottoman Empire, why and how often intellectuals were prisoned in this place. Tour will continue with exploration of old wooden houses, which were the living place of the community, and you will also see mansions of the Ottoman aristocracy. This tour aims to show how Ottoman community used to live, and it will give you an insight on the daily life of Ottomans, and how their traditions shaped their society.
On your visit to Istanbul, we encourage you to visit Archeology Museum, a museum awarded as the museum of the year by the European Council! Archeology Museum consists three main units: the Istanbul Archaeological Museums, the Ancient Orient Museum and Tiled Kiosk Museum. It embraces more than 1 million historical artifacts from Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic, Roman eras and more. The Archeology Museum was founded in 1891 under the name of Imperial Museum, under the reign of Sultan Abdulhamid II and commissioned by the famous archeologist, painter and curator Osman Hamdi. Archeology museum holds countless historical artifacts from these different eras like the Sarcophagies of Alexander the Great and King Tabnit. These were unearthed from Lebanon and brought back to Istanbul. The main building was designed and built by the famous architect Alexandre Vallaury. Our guide will escort and inform you in this unique museum, and you will have the joy of discovering ancient relics, art, religious items. One of the most interesting items being exhibited are chains of the Golden Horn. This chain was used as a barricade by Byzantine Empire to prevent Istanbul’s conquest by Mehmet. You will also see first examples of an ancient clock, dated back to 1stcentury B.C., this clock made of red stone and has 12 equally distant lines on it. It is amazing to see the journey of time keeping and this emphasizes the importance of time even on ancient eras. Archeology museum is also the home of Hammurabi’s codes. Hammurabi was the sixth king of first Babylonian dynasty, and his world-famous codes of law were written on a 2.23m long stela. Even though some parts of these mesmerizing codes are lost or broken, this still holds a light upon the development of governmental and civil laws of an ancient society and gives us insight on bases of our laws today. The oldest love poem known is also exhibited in Archeology Museum. Approved by Guinness Record Committee, this poem was written around 2037 B.C. History you will find in the Archeology Museum wouldn’t fit here, so if you are interested in story of the humankind, you should visit and observe these peerless artifacts. Our guides will help you in this unique journey and detail whatever you wish to learn!
Fuego Restaurant is a nice exit from the speed of Istanbul, its rush and relax in the heart of the Old City. It offers a wide menu that will fit your taste and it’s a great opportunity to explore authentic Turkish cuisine and authentic Kurdish cuisine. Their friendly staff will ensure that your visit here is relaxing and remarkable.