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Istanbul Modern

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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.

Special tip

Don’t forget to check their schedule for interesting events.

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7 Comments

Great museum for modern art, always has intriguing exhibitions.
Eren
Local
September 26, 2019
Actually İstanbul Modern is not the first contemporary art museum in İstanbul, you should check Elgiz Museum and maybe re-write?
Sinan
Local
August 16, 2019
Must see
Dogan
Local
May 6, 2019
for students you are already assured that this place will be free on thursdays after 5pm. trust me it is scenic what they put on their walls, l for starters love the artifact the is in pink and seems to be a collection of many different pictures
Tinashe
Local
October 11, 2018
Modern Art and nice cafe with a spectacular view
Pelin
Local
July 31, 2018

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