Culture, arts & entertainment: things to do in Istanbul

FRIDAY 22ND JANUARY 2021
A THING TO DO THIS FRIDAY

in ISTANBUL
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Estimated cost Free Estimated duration 1-2 hours Distance away About 2 miles away
From the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, European artists arriving in Istanbul and the Ottoman Empire encountered cultures, crafts, designs and fashions that they'd never seen before, which they depicted in their paintings. One of the largest collections of these artworks is housed at Istanbul's Pera Museum, on Mesrutiyet Caddesi in Beyoglu - and, as it's Friday, it's open late and you can see them all for free from 6-10pm.
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