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“Something new among the old..”

Istanbul Modern Museum
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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“Something new among the old..”
Reviewed February 14, 2014

When you tire of all the historic monuments, Istanbul Modern provides a glimpse of young, trendy and happening Turkey. Located in the old warehouse district on the water side, the museum is architecturally interesting and the collection is a real surprise. Turkish artists ...painters, sculptors, film producers, printers are all showcased in exhibits that are well displayed with excellent and informative explanations. The museum. Is really outstanding...think Tate Modern without the crowds. The museum restaurant with a large waterfront balcony and indoor seating is also excellent.

Visited February 2014
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“Wonderful exhibition, and food!”
Reviewed February 9, 2014

The mordern works by Turkish artists are fascinating. The whole museum itself is appealing as well. However, another unexpected spot is the restaurant inside. Great food, great European & Asian view towards the sea, you also will not regret ordering the delicius dessert. Wonderful afternoon there!

Visited February 2014
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Minsk, Belarus
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“So nice and interesting!”
Reviewed February 8, 2014

Istanbul Modern is lokated in perfect place, near Tophane tramway station and very close to Kabatas.Exposition is very interesting, it was very nice to know a lot perfect turkish painters and artists....i was spend some hours there, and after i could get nice coffee at terrace of museum. Of course, i could not take photos of arts objects there, but i took some photos of interior....My advice to all travellers, to visit this wonderful museum!

Visited January 2014
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“Art Heaven”
Reviewed February 4, 2014 via mobile

It's the only place I feel like in art heaven all the time. Located in a great bosphorus place and you can spend your whole day there. They have a very nice restaurant for lunch and dinner. Very big place and there is not only one exhibition you chance many options to visit. One if my favourite in Europe!

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“Great turkish modern art”
Reviewed January 29, 2014

What a great not very big museum of modern art, if you are interested in modern art, it is a must to visit it

Visited January 2014
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