Why locals love it
Istanbul Modern is Turkey’s first privately owned contemporary art gallery. It’s an inspirational place that houses both temporary and permanent exhibitions covering a wide range of creative disciplines. It also hosts plenty of events such as film screenings, talks and workshops.
Why you should visit it
With a tightly packed schedule and constantly rotating exhibitions, Istanbul Modern has something to please art lovers of all ages. There’s also a store inside the gallery where you can purchase unique souvenirs, as well as a café overlooking the Bosphorus.
Don’t forget to check their schedule for interesting events.