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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 ...
Istanbul-the bridge between Asia and Europa hosted two great empires during long time and which has lots of historical remains from the Roman and Ottoman periods.The most beautiful and largest ...
Istanbul’s Çiçek Pasajı, 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. ...
Exploding with color and pungent aromas, Istanbul’s Spice Bazaar, or Egyptian Spice Market (so-called as the spices were originally imported from Egypt) is one of the city’s most vibrant and ...
Written by Istanbul Expert: Nesrin, 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 ...
Istanbul might have a reputation for its cosmopolitan population and increasingly modern attitude, but the heart of the city still beats in the historic old town of Sultanahmet, located on the ...
With exchange rates plummeting, Istanbul isn’t quite the bargain destination it used to be, but those on budget will still find plenty of opportunities to stretch out their dollars. From marveling ...
Written by Istanbul Expert: Nesrin, 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 ...
Written by JC, Germany, February 2012
Turkey has many officially-recognized culture routes that are ideal for anyone wishing to delve deeper into the country’s history, natural wonders and way of life. Signposted, GPS-friendly and ...
Whatever comes to mind when you think of a Hookah cafes in Istanbul – groups of Middle Eastern men getting high on smoky inhalations in shadowy teahouses or the rainbow of peculiar looking vials ...
Written by Viator, April 2011
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 ...
Written by JC, Germany, June 2011
The 2004 opening of Istanbul Modern, a contemporary art space plonked audaciously on the Bosphorus, signaled a new mood in Istanbul. It wasn’t just to be a stopover for international exhibitions, ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, November 2012
True to its reputation as Turkey ’s most cosmopolitan and eclectic city, Istanbul
certainly knows how to party, effortlessly blending the traditional
with the modern for one enormous New Year’s ...
Written by JC, Germany, August 2011
The Hagia Sophia is a highlight of any trip to Istanbul ; no-one can remain unmoved by its vast scale, timeless artworks and the shafts of light which penetrate its holy gloom. But
if you want ...
Written by Diana Edelman, USA, September 2012
In the summer when the days are hot, a getaway to the Princes’ Islands is a great way to escape the bustle of Istanbul .
A quick ferry ride away is lies this unique world where cars are
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Doing what: Istanbul in One Day Sightseeing Tour: Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, ...