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Istanbul Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1514 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From Roman-era plumbing to Byzantine mosaics and Ottoman harems, Istanbul has centuries of history to share. After touring the mosques and palaces, be sure to relax at one of the famous Turkish ...  Read more

Turkish Food in Istanbul

By Viator, August 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 37 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Istanbul also offers a wide array of regional and specialty Turkish dishes. Here are a few that you should definitely sample, many of which can be found on the street or on a Turkish food tour .  ...  Read more

The Asian Side of Istanbul

By Viator, June 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 18 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The astounding concentration of cultural and historical sights on Istanbul’s European side often leaves the city’s Asian shore in the shadows. However, this quiet and predominantly upper-class ...  Read more

Istanbul by Night

By Viator, June 2014

Tours & Tickets

Istanbul has a killer nightlife, with nightclubs lining the Bosphorus in summer along a strip known as the ‘Golden Mile’. There are tea gardens and coffee houses in Sultanahmet, groovy bars in ...  Read more

Bosphorus Cruises

By Viator, June 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 293 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

One of the best ways to get a feel for Istanbul is to take a cruise on the legendary Bosphorus. Begin the tour with a brief visit to the 17th century Spice Bazaar, one of Istanbul's most colorful ...  Read more

Markets of Istanbul

By Viator, April 2014

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

More than 200 markets take place every week in various neighborhoods around Istanbul, offering fresh produce, textiles, crafts, kitchenware, souvenirs and really almost anything you can imagine. Not ...  Read more

Gallipoli Tours from Istanbul

By Viator, March 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 97 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

After a few days of touring Istanbul’s mosques, palaces and bustling markets, you may want to journey outside the city to learn about Turkey’s more recent history, specifically the World War I sites ...  Read more

Turkish Baths in Istanbul

By Viator, October 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 6 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

In recent years a number of historic hamams – or Turkish baths - around Istanbul, including several designed by the master architect Mimar Sinan, have been renovated and now provide a Turkish bath ...  Read more

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Istanbul

By Viator, August 2013

Tours & Tickets

Located on perhaps the world’s most strategic peninsula, at the crossroads of the Balkans, Anatolia, the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, Istanbul has been the capital of both the Eastern Roman ...  Read more

Istiklal Caddesi Eating & Drinking

By Viator, April 2011

Tours & Tickets

Istiklal Caddesi is where locals come to eat, drink and shop. The street is to Istanbul as the Champs-Elysees is to Paris and Broadway is to New York City. Istiklal Caddesi is an incredibly bustling ...  Read more

Day Trip

By Divya Ramanna N , July 2013

Well organised.. Guide was well versed with the history and very helpful. Carpet factory tour is mainly a sell pitch

Authentic Istanbul

By Simona , Italy, February 2011

Once you will be in Istanbul you will really feel between two continents. Enjoy a city trip and discover this authentic city.

Exhibition : From Konstantiniyye to Istanbul

By Istanbul Expert: ...  , Turkey, March 2012

People coming to Istanbu l usually want to see the major sights of ancient history during their stay in this beautiful city. Who wouldn’t want to see a 1500-year-old Byzantine church or an Ottoman ...  Read more

Shopping Fest starts in Istanbul

By Istanbul Expert: ...  , Turkey, March 2011

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating

Istanbul is ready for shopping! Istanbul, one of the most dynamic cities in the world, will become the global capital of shopping and entertainment during the Istanbul Shopping Fest which runs from ...  Read more

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera in Istanbul

By Istanbul Expert: ...  , Turkey, February 2011

Between December 23,2010 and March 20,2011, the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera from the Gelman Collection exhibition introduces to art lovers two of the most outstanding, globally renowned Mexican ...  Read more

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