SALT Galata, Istanbul, Istanbul

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#27 of 101 in Museums in Istanbul
An independent not-for-profit cultural institution, SALT Galata, Istanbul holds as its mission the exploration of critical and timely issues in visual and material culture and the cultivation of innovative programs for research and experimental thinking. The organization conducts research, develops archives, generates publications, and hosts exhibitions, lectures, conferences, workshops, educational programs, and video and film screenings in the fields of contemporary art, social and economic history, architecture, design and urbanism. To visit SALT Galata, Istanbul and get the most from your holiday in Istanbul, create itinerary details personal to you using our Istanbul trip itinerary planning website.
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  • SALT Galata is culture complex which is located in the old headquarters of Ottoman Bank, the central bank of the Ottoman Empire. The building is very impressive with high ceilings and marble...  more »
  • After walking to Galata Tower, we were so tired, we entered SALT Galata hoping to rest our feet and warm ourselves. We entered the cafe but it was packed with students, so we walked up the mezzanine....  more »
  • Salt Galata is a leading place for researchers, youngsters, academics. It is located in the old Ottoman Central Bank building, on the “Bankalar Caddesi” (Banks Street). It has a very wide library for....  more »
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  • I'm not sure what this place is. I thought it was an art gallery but there's barely any art here. Seemed more like a library than an art gallery. I've seen a few people with laptops and studying. It's kind of cool inside. There were two movies playing in the basement. I think the coolest part of this place is the bathroom sink. There is also a cafe in this building on the ground floor that offers a great view of Istanbul. It's a great place to take pictures. It's free to enter, so it could be worth coming here if you are in the area. But if you have better things to do, skip it.
  • I think it’s one of the wonderful places I’ve discovered, it contains an amazing library with different spaces for studying, research center, the have rare books also you can find, museum, auditorium, cafe and many other stuff, it worth a visit at least and it’s an amazing place to explore your soul or study. It would be my favorite place while studying in Turkey It’s all free by the way
  • It is a fantastic space, modern art, a library with cutting edge books, and a cafe on an old bank building. Ingenious!
  • Amazing and lovely place for relaxing after hard day 👍❤️
  • Excellent collection of books. An oasis in the. City.

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