Istanbul - a cultural hot spot of Europe often seen as a gateway between Western and Eastern culture. The galleries in this city feature the work of some of the most exciting artists from Turkey and beyond. Explore the art it has to offer on Ten Best Contemporary Art Galleries in Istanbul at TheCultureTrip.com
Tea is a daily ritual of Turkish life. Istanbul's teahouses are centers of social life in the city.
Baklava – a dessert of layered filo pastry filled with nuts and steeped in Attar syrup (orange or rose water and sugar) or honey, usually cut in a triangular or diamond shape that originates in Lebanon.