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Shopping in Istanbul

Using Global Blue’s services in Turkey’s best-known city can save you up to 18% on purchases over 100 TL. Never has shopping in Istanbul been so advantageous.



festival turkey spring/summer 2015

21 of the best festival accessories

Heading to Coachella? Take a look at the best festival fashion accessories for SS15

Giambattista Valli for 7For All Mankind

Giambattista Valli for 7 For All Mankind

Denim meets couture for 7 For All Mankind’s new collection


Sarar autumn/winter 2014/15

The best Turkish fashion brands

Discover Turkey's on-trend, top quality fashion labels with Global Blue's guide to Istanbu...

Historic houses on the waterfront

Explore the riverside Bebek neighbourhood

Take a closer look at this hidden waterfront gem of the Bosphorus

City Guides

Bosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey

Top romantic things to do in Istanbul

We chart Istanbul’s most romantic spots

Derya Issever and Cimen Bahri of label Issever Bahri

Our Istanbul favourites: Derya Issever and Cimen Bachri

The designers behind Issever Bahri take us on a tour of Istanbul

Stroll round Gülhane Park
Once part of the grounds of the Topkapı Palace, Gülhane Park is now an oasis of calm in a busy, bustling city. While April sees the park dotted with hundreds of tulips, autumn enjoys its own festival of colour, with amber trees lining the pathways

Things to do in Istanbul this autumn

What to see and do in Istanbul this autumn


Guide to the neighbourhoods of Istanbul

Explore Istanbul’s neighbourhoods with our guide to what to see and do