Where to eat

    Antica Osteria Del Ponte (Piazza G. Negri 9); Antica Trattoria della Pesa (Piazza Colombo 1); Al Garghet (Via Selvanesco 36); Al Sorriso (Via Roma 18); Boeucc (Piazza Belgioioso 2); Cracco (Via Victor Hugo 4); Bagutta

    Where to have fun

    Martini Bar (Corso Venezia 15); Bar Straf (Via San Raffaele 3); Dolce & Gabbana GOLD (Via Carlo Poerio 6); Armani Cafe (Via Croce Rossa 2); Shu (Via Crocefisso 27); Bar Magenta (Via Giosue Carducci 13); Le Banque (Via Bassano Porrone 6); Gioia 69 (Via Melchiorre Gioia 69); The Club Milano (Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi 97); Ricci Lounge Bar (Piazza della Repubblica 27).

    Milan is the ideal location for people who want to spoil themseives

    Where to shop

    Clothes and shoes: LDAAD Dantone (Via Santo Spirito 24/A); Iris (Via Sant`Andrea 10/A); Maison Martin Margiela (Via Della Spiga 46); Boule de Neige (Corso Como 3-4); Tom Ford (Via Verri 3); Alan Journo (Via della Spiga 36); Dsquared2 (Via Verri 4); Piumelli (Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II); Juicy Couture (Via Della Spiga 20); Chanel (Via Sant`Andrea 10/A); Dior (Via Monte Napoleone 14); Dolce & Gabbana (Via Della Spiga 2); Fendi (Via Sant`Andrea 16); Roberto Cavalli (Via Della Spiga 42); Viktor & Rolf (Via Sant`Andrea 14); Moschino (Via Sant`Andrea 12); Missoni (Via Solferino 28); H&M (SS 527 Via Garibaldi).

    Outlet Stores: D Magazine Outlet (Via Monte Napoleone 26); Marni Outlet (Via Filippo Tajani 1); Etro Outlet (Via Spartaco 3); Matia`s Baby Outlet (on the corner of Via Balzan and Via Solferino).

    Outlets offer major labels at very low prices

    Art and Culturet

    The festival awaits music-lovers from 13 October to 3 November

    With the tagline, `The Sound of the City`, the Akbank Jazz Festival, one of Turkey`s longest-running festivals, will be hosting world-famous jazz musicians in Istanbul from 13 October to 3 November. Aside from its busy concert schedule, the festival`s offerings of workshops, panels, competitions, jazz brunches and `Jazz on Campus` concerts are remarkable.

    Masters on the stage

    The opening of the 21st Akbank Jazz Festival will take place with a performance by Arild Andersen Trio, an accomplished trio from the European jazz scene. Arild Andersen, one of the most important double bass players in Europe for 30 years, who was selected `Musician of the Year` in the French Academie de Jazz awards in 2008, will be joined by legendary Scottish saxophonist Tommy

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