Duygu Özbağcı

Duygu Özbağcı

Studied psychology, though still whimsical. Likes filmmaking, photography and writing. Loves yoga. Embraces Istanbul.

Famous Writers Who Visited Istanbul

There are lots of foreign writers who visited Istanbul and left there mark. Here, we will list here six of our favourites to give you an idea of the Istanbul influence.

Istanbul has always been an outstanding travel destination. But beside adventurous voyagers who want to see Istanbul’s charm, there have also been lots of creative people who hoped Istanbul would inspire their artistic minds. Writers who took notes during their visits or those who created artworks influenced by their visits allow us to see Istanbul’s power on the imagination. Istanbul has its own legacy of Turkish writers, but there are lots of foreign writers who visited Istanbul and left there mark. Here, we will list here six of our favourites to give you an idea of the Istanbul influence.