famous for its taverns
Why locals love it
This small historic passage on İstiklal Avenue is famous for its “meyhanes” (traditional taverns). It’s called Çiçek Pasajı (Flower Passage) as it was once filled with flower shops. These days it’s packed with restaurants and taverns.
Why you should visit it
Come here to experience the old-world atmosphere of a traditional Turkish tavern. It’s one of the most stylish buildings in Beyoğlu. It’s also a great place to watch street musicians perform.
The street musicians and flower sellers can be pushy.