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Istanbul Modern Museum

Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi | Liman Isletmeleri Sahasi Antrepo No: 4, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
+90 212 334 73 00
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Temporary and permanent exhibition halls, photography gallery, cinema hall, video art area and new media art area make up the platform that presents diverse forms of art that can be experienced at Istanbul Modern in addition to an arts library, a shop that combines design with art and its cafe and restaurant that offers its visitors a fantastic view of Istanbul.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi | Liman Isletmeleri Sahasi Antrepo No: 4, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
+90 212 334 73 00
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Reviewed June 14, 2012

The range of art works is of a very high standard and excellently presented. Has also a good restaurant with great views along the waterfront.

Thank viator521
Reviewed June 14, 2012

This is one of the absolute best modern museums I have ever seen. It was inspiring to me!

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Reviewed June 14, 2012

For those who want to explore contemporary art in Turkey, this is the place to go. Also, the cafe by the Bosphorus must be one of the best locations to zip a coffee by the water watching the ships sail by.

Thank Anton M
Reviewed June 13, 2012

The Wallpaper guide recommended this museum, and I find their recommendations to be pretty spot-on. The exhibits were great and ground floor is doable without getting overly-saturated. The lower floor got overwhelming although it had a great photo exhibit and the iconic hanging books piece...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2012

It was a good show, it was titled the gun and it was interesting

Thank DorothyHE
Reviewed June 9, 2012

The permanent exhibit presents a good overview of Turkish art, and the temporary photography exhibit was wonderful. The restaurant in the museum is frightfully expensive.

Thank im915
Reviewed June 8, 2012

Just off the Tophane stop on the main tram line, the IM is a nice stop to give a flavor of where Turkish modern art is and where it is heading. The Karakoy neighborhood next door also offers lots of good lunch stops as well...More

Thank MCT672
Reviewed June 6, 2012

This is a nice sized museum focusing on Turkish modern art (from late nineteenth century onward). It is a pleasant space and worth an hour or so, but not a must see. The restaurant, however, is terrific and a great place for lunch.

Thank mikep244
Reviewed June 5, 2012

I liked the menu selections and the service was fantastic. I ordered a cocktail and was really surprised by the unique taste. It was the perfect late lunch/happy hour stop. It's a great place to take a break, enjoy the fresh air and simply stare...More

Thank CheersIstanbul
Reviewed June 4, 2012

It's great to see modern art from artists I wouldn't otherwise be exposed to.

Thank susQnyc
Sitting pretty with an age-old air about it, Karakoy
is situated on the European side of the Bosphorus at
the mouth of the Golden Horn. Perhaps the city’s most
historically significant area, it’s currently one of
the most happening parts of town as well. Here street
vendors and alfresco fish restaurants line the banks
of the Horn where the views of major attractions
across the water rival Karakoy’s own key attractions,
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ila d
August 15, 2017|
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Response from MindThrust | Reviewed this property |
On Thursdays admission is free to residents of Turkey. 'residents' are not 'citizens' and this rule is not enforced, so practically it is free for all people 'residing in Istanbul' for a few days to visit the museum on... More
March 1, 2016|
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Response from Helena B | Reviewed this property |
I visit Istanbul often and the public transport is fantastic. From Istanbul Modern get on the tram at Tophane and after about 18 ? stops get off at the Zeytinburnu stop. Transfer to the line going to Yenikapi and get off at... More
Mary P
September 21, 2015|
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Response from Lancer17 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, never heard of it.