Istanbul offers great attractions and things to do for its visitors during November..
Of course it is not possible to mention all the best things to do and attractions in Istanbul in November but here you may find the most fascinating ones. Eating Turkish kebab and visiting Istiklal Avenue and enjoying the lively atmosphere, attending to Akbank Jazz Festival and Istanbul Book Fair, visiting Istanbul Aquarium, visiting Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Grand Bazaar, and Sadberk Hanim Museum can be considered as the top 10 best things to do in Istanbul during November.
Below you may find the list of top 10 things to do in Istanbul in November.
Eat Turkish Kebab & Enjoy Turkish Cuisine in all districts of Istanbul
Istanbul offers wide range of Turkish cuisine at the variety of well established, good and luxury Istanbul restaurants. The traditional Turkish cuisine is really worth a taste. Travelers may choose from a wide range of Turkish kebabs, mezes (starters) and dishes that are mostly based on meat. Also Turkish sweets such as baklava and Turkish delight are worldwide famous.
Istiklal Avenue (Istiklal Street) is probably the most famous street and entertainment area in Istanbul. It is a long colorful pedestrian street full of all kind of shops, restaurants, cafes, street shows and it is located by the Taksim Square.
Attend to Akbank Jazz Festival various Venues; late September – early November
The City in the State of Jazz… Boats and fishermen, Street vendors and car horns, Cats and seagulls… Jazz has returned to the city of contrasting sounds. The city is once again in a state of jazz At the Akbank Jazz Festival. The fair is held annually between late September and early November at the various venues and continues about 9 days. Venue: Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall, Babylon and the Akbank Cultural and Arts Centre.
Visit Istanbul Book Fair in Tuyap Fair Center, Beylükduzu; early November
Tuyap Book Fair is the premier publishing event in Istanbul that the visitors may experience the showcasing prominent writers, academics, intellectuals and signature days and kids entertainment. The fair is held annually in early November at the Tuyap Fair & Convention Center in Beylükduzu. The fair continues for about 3 days.
Visit Istanbul Aquarium in Florya, Bakirkoy
Istanbul Aquarium, with its 6,000 square meters area, a special-themed and 1,2 km long travel route originating in the Black Sea towards the Pacific, the fish species, rainforest, a gift shop with an area of 470 square meters, 1 restaurant having the Panama Canal view on one side and the sea view on the other and great attractions, is one of the best aquariums and theme parks in Europe.
Visit Grand Bazaar & Make Shopping in Beyazit
The Grand Bazaar (Kapali Carsi) in Beyazit is a shopping adventure that you won’t want to miss. A series of covered streets feature over 4,000 merchants all selling their products and wares. You can find anything here from boots and slippers to gold and silver jewellery.
Visit Istanbul Archaeological Museum in Sultanahmet, Historical Peninsula
The Archaeological Museum of Istanbul contains an immense collection of Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine works and items including sculptures and sarcophagi.
Visit Galata Tower and Enjoy the Impressive Landscape in Galata, Karakoy
Galata Tower is an old Genoese tower overlooking the beautiful Istanbul and has a luxurious restaurant at the top. Traveler may enjoy the excellent panoramic views of Istanbul, Golden Horn and Bosphorus.
Visit Galata Mevlevihanesi and Enjoy the Turkish Art & Mevlevi Culture in Galata, Beyoglu
Dating back to 1491 and has become a museum in 1975, the Galata Mevlevihanesi is a lively place that variety of Turkish calligraphic art items, music items and items belonging to Mevlevi culture are exhibited.
Visit Sadberk Hanim Museum in Sariyer
There are variety items exhibited that include Turkish and Islamic works, games and several collections belonging to different eras.