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Les Arts Turcs-Calligraphy Lessons

Alemdar Mh. Incili Cavus Sk. 19-3 Sultanahmet | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 544 220 1022
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Different Art- Ottoman Calligraphy This was love from the very early start- Calligraphy. When... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Bashar K
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Ramallah, null, Palestine
"The highlight of my trip to Istanbul"

My daughter and I took a two-hour class with Nilgün, as Alp translated and brought us tea and... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2015
Susan H
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8 Apr 2017
“Different Art- Calligraphy”
11 Dec 2015
“"The highlight of my trip to Istanbul"”
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Alemdar Mh. Incili Cavus Sk. 19-3 Sultanahmet | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
Sultanahmet
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Different Art- Ottoman Calligraphy This was love from the very early start- Calligraphy. When first I visited Istanbul in 1981 I noticed the hidden treasures of this great art- Ottoman Calligraphy. For Arabic speakers it was a nice challenge and opportunity to read these scripts...More

1  Thank Bashar K
Reviewed 11 December 2015

My daughter and I took a two-hour class with Nilgün, as Alp translated and brought us tea and refreshments. Both of us had previously studied the Arabic language, as well as italic calligraphy, but using the traditional tools and getting expert instruction really brought this...More

1  Thank Susan H
Reviewed 29 August 2015

I had a great class with Nilgün (with Alp as translator) a classically trained calligrapher in several styles. She was patient and kind and offered to teach a variety of hands. I wanted to learn something that would give me a good basis for learning...More

1  Thank Esther W
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

I took a Latin style calligraphy lesson with my instructor Tolga. I was able to learn the basic alphabet in one lesson! Everyone was very friendly and kind I would definitely come back again. Located in the beautiful Sultanahmet, this studio gave me an ideal...More

Thank Ameena B
Reviewed 15 October 2013

I had an incredible time as a western trained calligrapher, unlearning some of my habits to learn arabic calligraphy. My instructor, Betül, was patient and skilled as she helped me understand the forms, angles and nuances of the arabic hand. I can't explain how much...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2013

I was recently on vacation in Istanbul and only thought about an Ottomon calligraphy present for a family member on my second to last day in town. I found Alp's calligraphy service via a Google search and decided to use them since they were based...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2015
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Reviewed 12 September 2015
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Reviewed 30 October 2013
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