Lutfi Kirdar Congress Center / Rumeli Hall

ICEC is located at the center where the business, culture and art worlds meet. The venue has been rendering its services to its guests since 1996 with its experienced staff, up to date technologic infrastructure and with catering options from Turkish and world cuisines.

“Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar”, ICEC , in the heart of the Congress Valley, has the capacity to host all kinds of organizations from conventions to fairs, from concerts to exhibitions with its halls in daylight and a view of the Bosphorus at its location of the cross section of Istanbul’s elegant restaurants, luxury brands and fashion district.

In a metropolitan city as Istanbul, it is very significant to what extent the location and transportation facilities can be used. There are many three-, four- and five-star hotels within walking distance to “Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar”, ICEC and its location provides easy and fast transportation to the important historical places of the city.


ICEC is between Taksim and Osmanbey. The easiest way to get there is a short walk from Taksim or Osmanbey.

From Taksim Square

From Osmanbey Subway

Main Building

The Main Building has been designed for various organizations. The halls, having different capacities, a wide foyer area with daylight and state of the art technological equipment, enable the Main Building to meet all kinds of needs and requests. The “Boğaziçi Borsa” Restaurant in the Main Building unites the unique Bosphorus view of “Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar”, ICEC with the flavors of the Turkish and world cuisines and renders its services to the guests for 7 days.

Rumeli Building

The two-level Rumeli Building has a total area of 7.000 square meters, foyers with daylight, separable halls and its own private entry. The Rumeli Building can also be used with the Main Building for larger events.


The Terrace, located between the Main and Rumeli Building, connects two buildings to each other. In addition to the unique Bosphorus view of Istanbul, the Terrace is a preferred alternative for dinners, cocktails, weddings and other outdoor activities with its own menu choices.