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Vefa still has that Ottoman magic. Of you are a photographer believe me you will enjoy taking photos. A very peaceful area with a very happy people that what I have noticed. Had the BOZA drink at the Vefa Bozacisi it tastes like apple sauce...More
Boza is not a drink for everyone as it is an acquired taste. It is a winter drink, originally prepared by Albanian immigrants who came to Istanbul many years ago. It is very popular in Istanbul culture and the best place to drink Boza is...More
This shop has been established since 1876. Situated in a small street.
You can buy a glass of Boza ( Turkish drink) from as little as 3TL.
Boza is a fermented drink made from Bulgar and yeast. Topped with cinnamon.
This shop is very famous...More
It was my must and ultimate stop whenever I was nearby Vefa Bozacisi, there you will mostly find locals who come to have a glass of this vitamined fermented wheat lemony drink. It is so good, refreshing and nourishing. This is a very old place...More
When my friends took me to this place, I didnt think its something special. Also, i dont like to drink "boza". But, even if you font like to drink it, i would recommend to visit it because of its long history and serving of traditional...More
Orhan Pamuk's "A Strangeness in my Mind" introduced me to boza. So while in Istanbul for the Marathon and taking advantage of a cold afternoon we indulged and enjoyed it at a place which shouts "tradition"!
Don't miss it! It will surprize you!
We visited first thing in the morning in July, then walked up to the Kandilar Pazari (women's market), around the neighborhood and back down to the grand bazaar. That was a great day. The boza shop opens at 8am every day. The building and interior...More
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside
the elegant New Mosque (opened in 1665). Nearby, the famed Galata Bridge offers pedestrian access to urban delights across the river in Istanbul’s more residential and contemporary neighbourhoods, while the must-see sights of Sultanahmet are but a leisurely stroll away.