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Caferaga Medresesi

Caferiye Sk. Sogukkuyu Cikmazi No:5, Istanbul, Turkey
2122593101
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US$41.35*
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Classic Walking Tour of Old Istanbul
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US$69.71*
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For Individuals and Small Group Best of Walking Tour in Istanbul
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US$100.00*
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Guided Fullday Istanbul old city Tour included lunch
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  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
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“paper marbling” (19 reviews)
“turkish arts” (10 reviews)
“art school” (9 reviews)
LOCATION
Caferiye Sk. Sogukkuyu Cikmazi No:5, Istanbul, Turkey
Sultanahmet
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2122593101
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"paper marbling"
in 19 reviews
"turkish arts"
in 10 reviews
"art school"
in 9 reviews
"ebru art"
in 9 reviews
"art class"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful courtyard"
in 7 reviews
"marbling workshop"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful music"
in 3 reviews
"step by step"
in 2 reviews
"learn how"
in 4 reviews
"lentil soup"
in 2 reviews
"aya sofya"
in 5 reviews
"turkey"
in 12 reviews
"carpet shop"
in 2 reviews
"tourist attractions"
in 2 reviews
"handicrafts"
in 20 reviews
"classes"
in 22 reviews
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Located in a hidden laneway just off the street alongside the Aya Sofya is this hidden "Gem". Originally designed by the 16th Century Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan, what began its' life in 1560 as a school for Islamic instruction is now a government sponsored cultural...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

My grandmother & I had read previous reviews of this handcraft centre and were determined to find it on our recent trip to Istanbul. It's nestled in a cozy lane behind Ayasofya. You will see an artistic Turkish shop on the corner, turn left and...More

2  Thank paressacreswell
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

On a chilly day we dropped by here for lunch. Our lentil soup/with bread and tea was the best we've every tasted. We meant to return but ran out of time.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a demonstration with Josh and learned how to use Ebruh technique to create various paintings. The atmosphere was calm and Josh made us feel at ease during our lesson. We would thouroghly recommend that you visit this centre and ask for Josh who...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We want our kids to have this interesting way of painting, it’s an amazing you can pain in the water, and it turned way very adorable. Josh is the instructor he showed a great example of the painting way. My kids enjoyed alot, hope we...More

1  Thank Silvia V
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Cafe with drinks but they also teach crafts etc on pottery its very quite but i heard they offer suitable courses for people willing to learn.

Thank Kat D
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

I read about marbling paper at Caferaga Medresesi in a guide and being a mixed media artist, I really wanted to try the process. You may find many simplified processes online but here, you will experience the technique that has been used to decorate paper...More

Thank Buttafuoco F
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We visited this art school as part of a stop woth our tour guide and the next day we went back for an art class with Josh. I got to learn Ebru Art, and can I just say it is one of my best memories...More

Thank seherm11
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

While the handicrafts on sales are interesting, it was the tiny restaurant that kept bringing us back. The food was simply superb and ridiculously cheap. Add the very atmospheric surroundings and you couldn't ask for more.

Thank Lynn G
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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Other reviewers have greatly described this place. It's a must have experience in Istanbul and I wish I knew it in the past. My wife, 8 years old daughter and I took an Ebru marbling lesson given by the amazing Goskun (Josh), who was one...More

Thank KarimMasarweh
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With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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Samirah M
25 February 2017|
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Response from juliad15 | Reviewed this property |
I don't have their email. I think their phone number should be in the website. Josh speaks perfect English
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MyriamS1980
6 March 2015|
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