DiVine Brasserie & Jazz Club
In the most stylistic neighborhood of Istanbul, Nişantaşı, you can have a memorable night filled with good company, superb food, amazing wine, and enchanting jazz. Divine Brasserie is there for you whole day, at breakfast, lunch and dinner; serving the best selection of French and Turkish cuisine. “Try as much as possible of the starters, even if it means sacrificing the main dish”! A small, unique and cozy brasserie, Divine offers a warm environment with 35-40 seating capacity.
You can upgrade your weekend with live jazz in Divine Brasserie! There is a jazz/blues duo, including guitar and vocals, will be ready to be a relaxing and soothing backdrop for your Saturdays and Fridays.
You can enjoy all these after a day filled with day of learning about an alternative Istanbul, via Pierre Loti Hill Tour !
A vibrant Jewish community has been inhabiting in Istanbul since the Ottoman Era. After the conquest of Istanbul in 1453, Sultan Mehmet II encouraged communities to immigrate to Istanbul in order to repopulate the city. Most of the Jewish immigrant settled near Galata, a quarter on the northern bank of the Golden Horn.
In the tour you’ll be walking around the colorful streets of Galata, where you can fill your Instagram with some amazing shots! You’ll be seeing synagogues, the Jewish Museum, Jewish style apartments and many more Jewish heritage sites. The tour guide will tell you the fascinating story of Abraham Camondo, the patriarch of the famous Camondo ‘dynasty’.
After having a lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant, you will be visiting the Pierre Loti Hill using the cable car! The hill has an incredible view of mosques, bridges and breathtaking Bosphorus. Then, you’ll have panoramic Golden Horn Tour by bus, followed by a boat tour of 90 minutes.
The tour guide that accompanies you will be explaining the historical background of the surroundings throughout the tour while you enjoy the beautiful view of Bosphorus. You’ll be seeing Dolmabahçe Palace, Maiden’s Tower, two bridges, Rumeli Hisarı Fortress, and the beautiful mansions by the shores of Bosphorus on the route. The tour will disembark near the Spice Bazaar, where you can do your shopping if you don’t want to be transferred back to your hotel directly!
You shouldn’t miss this opportunity if you’d like a soulful experience of this fascinating city.
If you’d like to stay close to all those beauties you have seen throughout the day, you can choose to stay in Swissotel the Bosphorus, situated adjacent to Dolmabahçe Palace! With its dazzling style, Swissotel fits perfectly to this mesmerizing coastline. Serving in four continents, Swissotel the Bosphorus is ready to become to your home away from home.