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Turkish Bath Experiences in Istanbul

By Viator, March 2018

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 12 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Every visitor to Istanbul should experience a traditional Turkish bath house at least once, as it’s an ideal way to relax and unwind after a busy day of sightseeing. Here’s what you need to know ...  Read more

Exploring Istanbul's Asian Side

By Viator, March 2018

4 star rating: Recommended 30 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Situated on the border of Europe and Asia, Istanbul is a city of two halves. While the European side is home to attractions such as the Blue Mosque and Dolmabahce Palace, the Asian side offers ...  Read more

Top Markets in Istanbul

By Viator, March 2018

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

From the world-famous Grand Bazaar to the lively street markets around Ortakoy, Taksim, and Besiktas, the markets of Istanbul offer a vibrant introduction to local life. There are some 200 markets ...  Read more

Turkish Food in Istanbul

By Viator, March 2018

4.5 star rating: Recommended 87 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Istanbul serves up a melting pot of cultures and cuisines, and food lovers will find a dish to tempt their every craving. Whether you want to discover traditional Turkish dishes, sample Anatolian ...  Read more

Whirling Dervishes Shows in Istanbul

By Viator, February 2018

4 star rating: Recommended 87 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There are few sights as mesmerizing as Turkey’s inimitable whirling dervishes—troupes of performers from the Mevlevi order dressed in striking white robes, twirling in a meditative trance. Here’s ...  Read more

Cappadocia Tours from Istanbul

By Viator, February 2018

4.5 star rating: Recommended 84 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

A fairytale landscape carved into the plains of central Anatolia, Cappadocia is a top destination in Turkey. Whether to marvel at the fairy chimney rock formations, watch the sunrise from a hot air ...  Read more

Gallipoli Tours from Istanbul

By Viator, January 2018

4.5 star rating: Recommended 416 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

In 1915 Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) troops stormed a quiet Aegean beach to battle Turkish soldiers on the Gallipoli Peninsula. Today, memorials and cemeteries mark the fight and ...  Read more

Istanbul by Night

By Viator, January 2018

4 star rating: Recommended 355 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Istanbul is a night owl’s dream destination in Turkey, with traditional tea gardens and coffee houses in Sultanahmet, trendy bars in Beyoglu, and lively nightclubs along the Bosphorus River open ...  Read more

Bosphorus Cruises in Istanbul

By Viator, January 2018

4 star rating: Recommended 748 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Bosphorus Strait flows right through the heart of Istanbul from the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara, bridging the gap between Europe and Asia. Cruising the Bosphorus is quintessential experience ...  Read more

Must-See UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Istanbul

By Viator, January 2018

Tours & Tickets

Istanbul, the former capital of both the Byzantine Empire and the Ottoman Empire, boasts a fascinating history dating back thousands of years. From ancient ruins to 16th-century masterpieces, here ...  Read more

Istanbul Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, June 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2983 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

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