Santral Istanbul

Formerly the Silahtarağa Power Plant, Santral Istanbul offers a diverse range of attractions including exhibitions, arts and cultural events, educational programmes and concerts. Located on the Golden Horn, the structure was the Ottoman Empire’s first urban-scale power plant and supplied the city with electricity from 1911 and 1983. The facility also features of the Museum of Energy, Turkey’s first industrial archaeology museum. 

  • The oldest power plant in Turkey
  • Energy Museum
  • Contemporary exhibitions and cultural events
  • Educational programmes

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Santral Istanbul