Tea gardens in
All over the country there are places called by the Turks
"Cay Bahcesi" that means "Tea Garden". Those are the most loved places
to chat and met friends.
Some tea gardens are just used by men, some other
just by families and some others are mixed (men and women).
In small villages you can notice a men tea garden and a family
one very clearly, but as Istanbul is a very big city it will
be a little bit harder to find those just for men.
Alcohol is not served on those places and tea
is the main drink. Tourists might enjoy apple
tea, ayran, Turkish
black tea, or you can also try the Turkish
Coffee. If you want to visit a typical tea garden, we recommend