A children’s guide to Istanbul
‘Istanbul for Kids’ is a rare English directory with various illustrations.A new book published by Can Publishing House, “Istanbul for Kids” contains much information the city’s residents may even be surprised to learn.
“Evliya Çelebi wrote a few of the oldest known vampire stories … Galata is the only bridge which gives its name to a card game in the world … Bosphorus Bridge hosted the first tennis match played intercontinentally in the world in 2005,” are examples of some of the facts the book presents.
The book is a rare English directory for millions of young tourists who visit Istanbul every year, along with every traveler ready to explore the city.
Written by Australia-based Burçak Gürün Muraben, “Istanbul for Kids” combines many locations, people and periods starting from Galata to Eminönü, from the Maiden’s Tower to Hagia Sophia, from Grand Bazaar to Hezarfen Ahmet Çelebi and brings the city’s history to present time.