Both lofts and homes of i'zaz are situated in the center of modern culture and rich history, very close to many consulates, the metro, a variety of restaurants, and evening entertainment.

During the Ottoman period Pera was known for its elite educational institutions. Today the schools still function, however, Beyoglu has also become a vast arts and cultural center.

Throughout the week - and especially on weekends - people congregate on Istiklal for fun and relaxation.

The surrounding neighborhoods include:

  • Churches and Mosques
  • Cafes and restaurants
  • Hundreds of music clubs ranging from traditional Turkish folk to Heavy Metal.
  • Traditional and Modern pastry shops
  • Dance, Cooking, Language, Art Classes
  • Performing Arts Centers
  • Art Galleries
  • Music and Hand Craft Bazaars
  • Antique Shops
  • Independent and Designer boutiques