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June 1, 2014

New York and Istanbul: 10 Surprising Things They Have in Common

Istanbul sits on the same latitude as two great North American cities: New York and Chicago. As a world-level metropolis in its own right and the […]
May 29, 2014

Two New Metro Stations Open Near Hotel Buyuk Keban: Convenient Transport in the Old City

Istanbul’s metro service is growing fast, making it easy to get around the city efficiently and quickly. At Hotel Büyük Keban, we are very happy with […]
May 28, 2014

Best Events To Attend in Istanbul: Summer 2014

Best Events To Attend in Istanbul: Summer 2014  One of the advantages of staying at Istanbul’s 3-star Hotel Büyük Keban is that our concierge and staff […]
May 26, 2014

Is Travel in Istanbul Expensive?

As the beating heart of Turkey and a major world metropolis, Istanbul attracts travellers from all over the world, who come to see the phenomenal sites […]
May 22, 2014

Istanbul Shopping Fest 2014 Is Coming Up: Start Saving Money

Istanbul is not only a year-round destination for visitors wishing to expand their knowledge of history through our incredible architecture, art, and culture, but also for […]
May 20, 2014

The Best Sunday Brunches in Ortaköy, Istanbul

Turks love their breakfast, or kahvalti, and often treat it as the most important meal of day. With so many variations, you can enjoy a rich […]
May 19, 2014

The Easiest Way to Plan an Event in Istanbul

Planning an event in Istanbul? Whether it is private or corporate, the city is one of the most magical places in Europe to create the perfect […]
May 18, 2014

Istanbul’s Main Pedestrian Artery: Istiklal Caddesi

One of most famous avenues right in the heart of the Beyoğlu district in Istanbul is Istiklal Caddesi. Also known as the Grand Rue de Pera, […]
May 16, 2014

Rooftop Bars in Istanbul

One of the best ways to take in the labyrinthine streets, haunting skyline, and startling sunsets of Istanbul is to park yourself in one of the […]
May 14, 2014

Istanbul’s Hidden Gems: Obscure Sights That Are Worth a Visit

Istanbul is a city that will always surprise. Whether you follow the beaten track or choose to discover its wonders to the tune of your own […]
May 12, 2014

Where to Hold a Reception in Istanbul

With over 40 years in business as one of Istanbul’s most prestigious 3-star hotels, Hotel Büyük Keban’s prime location makes it the ideal spot for holding […]
May 10, 2014

Sightseeing in Istanbul: 5 Sights You Just Can’t Miss

This blog post couldn’t come at a more opportune time considering TripAdvisor recently announced that Istanbul, Turkey is the most popular travel destination in the world […]