One of the most enjoyable aspects of Istanbul is perhaps that you can participate in many activities. Istanbul is one of the ideal cities, where you can spend enjoyable times both with your friends and your children. In addition, the city offers various options of sports activities.
Held in June every year, the Istanbul Shopping Fest offers a great variety of products by the world’s leading trademarks while the Rock’n Coke Fest, held in the summer months, provides for a great music festivity. Held annually in May, you may witness the merging of colors at Ahirkapi Festival and enjoy the diverse art exhibitions of different genres, each of them more valuable than the other.
Lovers of the seventh art are very lucky if their visit coincides with Istanbul Film Festival. Cinema enthusiasts can watch the films by the world's most prominent and independent filmmakers and participate in the activities of the festival during the month of April.
The international festivals organized in Istanbul, such as music, theater, film, piano and youth festivals contribute to the cooperation with different countries and enhance cultural diversity.
The open-air concerts that take place in late spring are among the most entertaining activities in the city. These concerts are generally held in Rumeli which is one of the treasures of Istanbul and also a popular venue where many singers and guests are welcomed.
While the Electronica Festival appeals to fans of alternative music, the Blues Festival draws attention as a well-known festival that has been welcoming music fans since 1990.
You can have a great time in Istanbul and enjoy the variety of arts and entertainment.