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Historic Areas of Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed yesterday

So much to see and do. Trams are great to get around and Istanbul pass is convenient and easy to use. Spend time taking in the atmosphere near the harbour and must take a boat ride on the Bosphorous.

Thank Uma K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was very fortunate to get a trip to Istanbul at this time and to experience the activities and life . Certainly a small snapshot of everything but enough to realize how much Istanbul has to offer. We toured most of the top locations ....More

Thank george60898
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One word, fantastic, crowdy, loud but must see. Will be back for sure. Try Busa in the local store. Find a restaurant where you see locals, great food every day.

Thank Louis T
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are brave enough, you could buy something, but never thing you are leaving with a bargain. Inferior quality at high price (considered by the locals), but for tourist, they may think they left with a bargain.

Thank Faisal N A
Reviewed 5 days ago

You can have all the other areas of Turkey. I like this area. It seems very safe and it has everything you need, including great food.

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 1 week ago

As two females travelling together (3 nights BA city break) we were unsure what to expect, and with few recent forum updates, travel tips were scant. We absolutely loved Istanbul. It was very clean, almost hassle free, and there were so many beautiful places to...More

Thank Boudica_Blighty
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing view of the city from the top. Windy experience with panoramic view of the city. We walked all the way to the tower and then took the lift.

Thank Abdul A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a marvelous city to visit waking, there are many things that can be done in the city. If you have a guide is better.

Thank JRWhite007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

one of those cities that are full of culture in a way that never gets boring with all the gardens around and yummy corn trucks ! .. Aya spfia and dolma bace are a must visit places.

Thank Deema A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Istanbul recently with my two sisters and niece. As this was my second visit I was familiar with the city and took my family on a walking tour to some of the historical areas in the old city, around Sultan Ahmet Road. We...More

1  Thank mabel m
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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2 September 2017|
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Response from KoalaViaggio | Reviewed this property |
If you look for night life in Istanbul, I suggest you to consider to go to Istikal Caddesi & Taksim Meydani. You also con check with your hotel concierge or receptionist for the related information.
2 September 2017|
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Response from Thomas R | Reviewed this property |
Taksim Squre and Cihangir area - you can't go wrong! Have fun!
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20 August 2017|
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Response from ALEJANDRO B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not use to rent a travel guide but it can work if you have not mena time, I always recomend at the end of your visit to count: visit to most three popular monument at least, take a dinner and lunch in a local place... More