Miapera, located in Pera district which possesses a history back to the Byzantine era is just 30 minutes of distance to Atatürk Airport.>
Beyoğlu as the contemporary culture, art and entertainment centrum of İstanbul recently, has once known as “Pera” meaning “the opposite shore” on the contrary to the Ancient city.
During the Byzantine era the district was a Genoese settlement of merchandise in general which has been gradually transformed into a center of attraction with all its theaters, night clubs, movie theatres, art galleries and cultural centers charming its visitors with generally preserved historical an architectural texture throughout the centuries.
İstiklal Street from Taksim Square to the Galata Tunnel, with its former name “Cadde-i Kebir” (Grande Rue de Pera / Grand Avenue) is the most famous part of Pera District which is visited by millions of people each day.
The most significant historical sightseeing around Pera district can be considered as Galata Tower, Galata Whirling Dervishes Lodge, Cité de Péra, Atatürk Cultural & Arts Center, St. Antoine Church and Maison, Passage de Marquise and Marquise Patisserie, Cihangir Mosque, German Consulate Palace, El-Hamra Maison, Botter Maison, Italian Synagogue, Neve Shalom Synagogue, Zülfaris Jewish Museum, Pera Museum, La rue Française, St. Pierre Lodge, Arabic Mosque, Karaköy Palace, Taksim Square Republic Monument, Schneidertempel (Tofre Begadim) Synagogue, The Kamando Stairs and Tophane-i Amire Cultural Center.
Metro and largest convention centers are within only a few steps away.