Cemil Topuzlu Open Air Theatre, Istanbul

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The Cemil Topuzlu Open-Air Theatre (Turkish: Cemil Topuzlu Açıkhava Tiyatrosu, also called simply Açıkhava Tiyatrosu) is a contemporary amphitheatre located at Harbiye neighborhood of Şişli district in Istanbul, Turkey. It is situated across from the Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar Convention and Exhibition Center, and behind the Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus on the European side of the city.


As the city's most popular summertime outdoor venue, the theatre primarily hosts music concerts in various genres of local and international performers. It also hosts cultural activities for several festivals held in Istanbul in the summer.
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  • I went to evgeny grinko's concert. His team was also there, played perfect songs, with slides on the screen. Music, environment was so cool.  more »
  • Open theater in the air you can sit and enjoy the live music concerts everyday their. Very noisy for the people whom are staying in hotels next to it  more »
  • We were there for Tarkan live show. I have to begin with security. They are pro and very careful. Asher's polite and quick. Even vendors are amazing. Everything is almost double price but it's...  more »
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  • You can effortlessly hear and see the stage even from the further seats. Getting in the theatre takes a little long due to the enormous audience capacity, so arriving a little later than the set time is usually fine. The seats are not very comfortable yet there are vendors who sell pillows for 5₺.
  • Open theatre Recommended place to check while you are living or visiting Istanbul , check the dates of the events that will be there ,and don't think twice to go. You will have a good experience . Best way to go is by car, it has a huge underground parking area.
  • If you expect a real concert experience prefer the front seats. Unfortunately, the upper seats are spacious but you feel away from the concert atmosphere.
  • Nice theater, could be managed better. They don't make (consistent) announcements i.e. "... doors will open at...." or "..the doors are open ...." You just go with the flow and of course delayed start times...etc. No direction posts /signs around the venue i.e. "stairs will take you to The Hilton Hotel garden ..."
  • The coolest concert theatre in Istanbul. Open air anfi theater offers host great summer concerts

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