Istanbul Travel Tips

Markets of Istanbul

By Viator, March 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 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

Istanbul Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, June 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2631 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

Gallipoli Tours from Istanbul

By Viator, December 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 245 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 Food in Istanbul

By Viator, March 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 68 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

ANZAC Day 100th Anniversary in Turkey

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 232 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Between April 21 and April 27, 2015 Turkey will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (better known as ANZAC) landing on the Gallipoli Peninsula to rage ...  Read more

Bosphorus Cruises

By Viator, March 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 647 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

Cappadocia Tours from Istanbul

By Viator, December 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 65 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The fairytale destination of Cappadocia is located in the vast Anatolian plains. This destination is known for its impressive natural beauty and unique topography, as well as its expansive history, ...  Read more

Whirling Dervishes

By Viator, December 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 48 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There are few sights as mesmerizing as Turkey?s inimitable Whirling Dervishes?troupes of mevlevis dressed in striking white robes, twirling in a meditative trance. The spiritual practice dates back ...  Read more

The Asian Side of Istanbul

By Viator, August 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 27 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

Turkish Baths in Istanbul

By Viator, March 2016

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 11 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

Cicek Pasaji (Flower Passage)

By Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, March 2016

Istanbul?s Çiçek Pasaj?, or Flower Passage, is the most renowned example of the city?s ornate late 19th and early 20th century arcades, beautifully restored to its Ottoman-era glory. ...  Read more

Istanbul by Night

By Viator, March 2016

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

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Istanbul

By Viator, June 2015

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

Istanbul in Winter

By Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, October 2013

With freezing temperatures, wind-swept seas and frost gathering on its many minarets, Istanbul is nothing if not atmospheric in the winter months: and with fewer tourists hitting the city ...  Read more

A visit to miracle of civilizations , Anatolia

By guide-ozlem, Turkey, July 2013

Discover the mystic passage- way of two intercontinental, Asia and Europe, with enthusiasm of Old Town of Istanbul,nevermore one of the most exciting and memorable experiences of your life no doubt ...  Read more

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