Historical Districts

December 22, 2015

Top Attractions for Conference Attendees Staying at the Hotel Büyük Keban

If you’re hosting a conference at Hotel Büyük Keban, you’ll love our state-of-the-art meeting room amenities, but you can only work so many hours a day. […]
November 24, 2015

Planning a Safe and Affordable Trip to Istanbul

If you are planning a trip to Istanbul, you may have many concerns. Two of the most important are likely to be your safety in Turkey […]
November 19, 2015

The Top Affordable Alternative to Istanbul Hostels

Whether you’re backpacking through Europe or spending time as a student in Istanbul, it can be tempting to resort to staying in a hostel to save […]
October 29, 2015

How Safe and Secure Is the Hotel Büyük Keban

If you’re traveling to Istanbul, you may have natural concerns about the your safety in such a big city. While it’s wise to take precautions when […]
October 27, 2015

The Best Place to Stay Near the Old City in Istanbul

If you are traveling to Istanbul, whether for business or pleasure, one of the best things about your trip will be feeling like you’re really immersed […]
January 30, 2015

Istanbul’s Sunken Palace: A Brief History of the Basilica Cistern

The city of Istanbul sits on the Sarayburnu peninsula and straddles the Bosphorus Strait between the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara. A city rich […]
December 30, 2014

Boutique Istanbul Hotel Near Taksim Square

In Istanbul, Taksim Square is rated as one of the top places to visit. Situated in the heart of modern Istanbul, it’s a gathering place for […]
December 18, 2014

How to Enjoy Bursa During a Trip to Istanbul

When visiting Istanbul, you’ll find that there’s a great deal to see and do, and not all of it is within the city limits. Travelers from […]
November 7, 2014

Famous Shopping Streets in Istanbul

Istanbul is a shopper’s heaven, whether you are looking for typical Turkish artifacts and clothing or high end couture. From the Grand Bazaar to modern shopping […]
September 5, 2014

A Short Timeline of Istanbul’s History

Hotel Büyük Keban has been around for over 40 years, providing guests with unique insights into Istanbul’s past and present. In this spirit, we decided to […]
August 16, 2014

The Legend of Maiden’s Tower

The Maiden’s Tower stands today as a testimonial to the beauty of many legends that abound here in Turkey. Though we at Hotel Büyük Keban pride […]
February 8, 2014

The Best 3-Star Hotel Near Suleymaniye Mosque

If you are planning a trip to the unequivocal convergence of cultures that is modern Istanbul, consider staying at the Hotel Büyük Keban. We are a centrally located, friendly and completely renovated hotel in the heart of the city. While staying with us, make sure to visit the landmark Süleymaniye Mosque just a five- to ten-minute walk away - it’s an architectural and historical highlight you simply can’t miss! Visitors of all faiths and denominations are welcome and encouraged to visit - just remember to dress respectfully.