Minoa Books, Istanbul
Akaretler Store Vişnezade, Süleyman Seba Cd. 52/A , 34357 Beşiktaş/Istanbul, TR
WHAT WE LOVE
Minoa Pera was opened on Meşrutiyet Street in Beyoğlu, the center of Istanbul's cultural and artistic life. Located in the magnificent building bearing the signature of architect Vallaury, Minoa Pera includes Minoa Bookstore, Cafe Vallaury, Jules Verne Bar, Restaurant, SAHNE and a co-working space Minoa Muse with its selection of local and foreign books. Minoa Pera is a candidate to be an important address of urban life not only for book lovers, but also for all culture, art and food and beverage enthusiasts. Minoa Pera is located in the Union Française building, built in 1896, bearing the signature of Alexandre Vallaury, the architect of Pera Palace and many important buildings in Istanbul. At the entrance, the iron staircase that makes you feel the Minoan spirit welcomes visitors. In the bookstore section; More than 60 thousand books in Turkish, English, new and second-hand are offered. On this floor, Cafe Vallaury and Jules Verne Bar welcome their guests. Also located here is the Minoa STAGE. Art meetings, theater performances and special meetings are held in SAHNE, which has a capacity of 60 people. On the upper floor of Minoa Pera, there is a RESTAURANT that will be a new taste point in the city's food and beverage scene. Additionally, Minoa's co-working space, Minoa Muse, is also open here. Minoa Pera carries the legacy of the old Union Française building, one of the important buildings of the 19th century, to the present day. In the past, the place where artists met and balls were held, today new meeting points are formed around books. Bringing life to the preserved architecture with its unique touches, Minoa Pera brings a new breath to Beyoğlu.
Istanbul's most popular bookstore opened its doors in Beyoğlu in a historic building. The iron staircase at the entrance, infused with the spirit of Minoa, offers visitors an enchanting welcome with its atmosphere. Minoa Pera is a unique place where it comes together with a bookstore, cafe, restaurant and bar. This library serves you from the early hours of the morning and offers a relaxed atmosphere until noon without crowds. Open every day of the week between 08:00 and 00:00. You should definitely visit!