In addition to enjoying historic centers and beautiful locations during the daytime, why not have fun at night? If you are a nighthawk, see our recommendations for nightclubs in Turkey.
Night Life in Istanbul
The nightlife of Istanbul, which hosts the most important nightclubs and entertainment centers not only in Turkey but also in the world, is very colorful. After you enjoy the Byzantine and Roman ruins, historic sites, and nature, you can have a different kind of experience in the night. The nightclubs along the Bosporus Coast are especially popular. In these elite clubs, there are revues, shows, and dance performances organized throughout the night.
If you are looking for more authentic local spaces, you can choose clubs around Istiklal Street and Taksim Tunnel. Taksim hosts the most important nightclubs. In particular, you can opt for the clubs between Çiçek Pasajı and Nevizade, where you will find traditional fasıl nights with authentic Turkish booze. Nightclubs in Bebek, Levent, and Etiler also attract the attention of tourists as luxury venues. Istanbul’s most famous nightclub is Sortie Club, which is in Kuruçeşme. 12 months a year, there are 7 different restaurants where you can enjoy the music until the sunrise. Banlieue 6080 Nightclub, Istanbul 360, Istanbul Nardis Jazz Club, Frame Nişantaşı, Klein, and Jungle 8 Levent Nişantaşı are among the others.
Having beautiful days and crazy nights, Marmaris attracts tourists from very far destinations. Marmaris Clubs Street is located right next to the tourist facilities. You can find laser shows, belly dance shows, revues, thematic shows, local dance groups, live music, foam dance, and many other entertainment options that last until the morning. Club Areena, Joy Club, Marmaris Budha Bar, Back Street Bar, and Crazy Daisy are among the best, where you can dance until the first light of day. Most of the bars charge entrance fees, but some do not.
Bodrum Bar Street
Just like in Marmaris, Bodrum has a street full of bars. The nightclubs are complemented by the live music of street artists. Blue Bar, Fenix Zuma, Eva Klein, and Maça Kızı are among the most popular. As in the center of Bodrum, Ortakent, Turgutreis, and Gümüşlük can entertain you with fun until the morning. Recently, Yalıkavak nightclubs became popular for live shows. If you want even more nightlife, Bodrum Tequila Street is waiting for you behind the castle.
Best Clubs of Kuşadası
Nightclubs in Kuşadası host many options every year, since it is a hot spot for cruise ships. Kuşadası Bar Street and Kaleiçi Bar Street are two of the popular nightclub venues. Jimmy’s Irish Bar, Orange Bar, Kuşadası Club, Heaven Bar, and Kuşadası Ex Club are the best alternatives. Also, you can enjoy open-air entertainment at beach clubs like Jade Beach Club.
Adana Night Life
The nightclubs continue to serve in Adana, while their shabby equivalents serve as well (we call them “pavyon” or “müzikhol”). These places offer different tastes between arabesque and modern music. The pavilion culture is also kept alive in Adana. Stars Gazinosu, Uluçay Music Hall, Aphrodite Gazinosu, Seyhan, and Çukurova are places that are well liked by their regulars.
Ankara Night Life
There are many modern nightclubs in Ankara, where pubs and pavilions are still in demand. Lale Gazinosu, Saray Gazinosu, Parlement Gazinosu, Ahi Gazinosu, and other casinos in Ulus, Çankırı, and Maltepe regions are popular. Beware of the scammers that charge heavy prices! If you are looking for more modern places, there are many nightclubs in Ankara. Jolly Joker, Hayal Kahvesi, and Escape are some of them.
In Antalya, which is the center of tourism, there are many different activities at night. There are world–famous clubs in different locations. Especially around Antalya Kaleiçi, the bars, nightclubs, and Irish pubs are open until sunrise. Jolly Joker Pub and Tudors Pub attract a lot of attention, especially from students. Up Shut Bar, Aura Club, Kemer Monte Cristo, and Hangar Bar are other popular entertainment venues. Soho Nightclub and Massimo Aura Club heat up Antalya nights with its special DJs, shows, and dance events.
Eskişehir Night Life
One of the hottest locations for nightlife in Central Anatolia is Eskişehir. In Eskişehir, nightclubs provide live music with different shows until the morning. 222 Park and Gate 26 are among the most popular.