Istanbul, Turkey


The SantralIstanbul (Turkish: Santral─░stanbul), opened in 2007, is an arts and cultural complex located at the upper end of Golden Horn in the Ey├╝p district of Istanbul, Turkey. The center, consisting of an energy museum, an amphitheater, concert halls and a public library, is situated within the Silahtara─ča campus of Istanbul Bilgi University that was formerly the first power station of the Ottoman Empire.

Arts, cultural, educational and social buildings of SantralIstanbul, having an area of 118,000 m┬▓, are all housed in the facilities of the former Silahtara─ča Power Station, which served from 1914 to 1983 for supplying Istanbul with electric power. The site is named after the Turkish word "santral" for power plant.

Accommodations near SantralIstanbul

View more options near SantralIstanbul0

Nearby Tours & Activities