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Moda Pier surrounded by sea, on cover of 'The 500 Hidden Secrets of Istanbul', by Luster Publishing.

The 500 Hidden Secrets of Istanbul

By (author) Feride Yalav-Heckeroth
Photographs by Elif Savari Kızıl


  • An insider’s guide to Istanbul’s hidden gems and lesser-known spots
  • Written by a true local, filled with independent advice, based on thorough research and the author's personal opinions
  • An inspirational and practical guide to the city’s most interesting places, buildings, restaurants, shops, museums, galleries, neighborhoods, gardens and cafes, arranged into 100 lists of 5 secrets
  • A recently updated edition in Luster’s successful and attractive series of city guides
Full Description

In The 500 Hidden Secrets of Istanbul, Feride Yalav-Heckeroth shares all of her favorite insider tips, tricks and places to explore Istanbul. Her book contains fun and interesting lists such as 5 restaurants to discover modern Turkish cuisine, the 5 most beautiful beaches, 5 unknown architectural gems from the Ottoman Empire, the 5 best spots for live music, 5 cafes with a breathtaking view and much more.

Also available: The 500 Hidden Secrets of Berlin, The 500 Hidden Secrets of Tokyo, The 500 Hidden Secrets of Miami, The 500 Hidden Secrets of Paris, The 500 Hidden Secrets of New York, and many more. Discover the series at

About the Author

Feride Yalav-Heckeroth is a freelance writer, editor and translator. She has been exploring Istanbul and writing about her discoveries for local and international publications since 2012.

Luster Publishing
26th Oct 2023
Paperback / softback
USA & Canada
4.72 in x 7.09 in
264 Pages
90 color
Name of series
The 500 Hidden Secrets
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