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Inside Background
Istanbul had served as the capital city of four empires in history dating back...
Last edited: 05 July 2016
Istanbul is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world.  While the...
Last edited: 15 February 2016
By and large, Istanbul is a very safe city. Like all large cities, normal...
Last edited: 15 February 2016
Sultanahmet: This is the old city on the Europe side. Everything for the...
Last edited: 15 February 2016
For most tourists to Turkey, DK Witness is a great resource for tourism...
Last edited: 15 February 2016
There are several places all over the city in different areas that you can...
Last edited: 24 March 2016
Istanbul is located between two continents and city is divided by Bosphorus...
Last edited: 15 February 2016
Istanbul is a city where East meets West. Being the only city in the world that...
Last edited: 15 February 2016
There are several districts to stay; 1-Taksim Hotels; If you don’t want to take...
Last edited: 11 April 2016
There are lots of ways to go to Gallipoli. It all depends of course on where...
Last edited: 05 May 2015
Sanli Urfa (Glorious Urfa)  is a city in Eastern Turkey located on the plains...
Last edited: 07 August 2011
Very Briefly, The sky line that is Istanbul is the creation of Mimar Sinan...
Last edited: 14 April 2013
Istanbul is a great place to visit! Nowhere else will you find such a...
Last edited: 09 April 2016
If you are wheel chair bound it is recommend not going to Istanbul. It is hilly...
Last edited: 15 February 2016
Tunel has always been special for Istanbul and Beyoglu lovers. It’s difficult...
Last edited: 15 December 2007
Turkish baths (hamams) are a great escape for all seasons. In winter  when it's...
Last edited: 06 July 2016
Inside Transportation
Airports Istanbul has two Airports. The main Airport is located on the European...
Last edited: 04 July 2013
It is very easy to get around the enchanting city of  Istanbul.  If you stay in...
Last edited: 03 February 2016
Taxis are good transportation to get around Istanbul.  They are inexpensive...
Last edited: 04 July 2013
WARNING ABOUT TAXIDRIVERS IN ISTANBUL: For airporttransfers SAW & IST- try...
Last edited: 04 July 2013
Tip 1. If staying in Sultanhamet do use the tram system from  Ataturk airport...
Last edited: 15 February 2016
'' istanbul helicopter tours '' is a Turkish Local Company with  Licence Who...
Last edited: 09 April 2016
Atatürk International Airport (IST) is the busiest of Istanbul's two airports...
Last edited: 11 July 2013
Many visitors to Istanbul, especially those using budget airlines, will arrive...
Last edited: 09 May 2014
Inside Things to Do
Daily Ephesus Tours By Plane: There are low-cost flight companies Like...
Last edited: 11 June 2016
7 days in Istanbul with family: This article is to provide itinerary ideas for...
Last edited: 15 February 2016
Listed below are some of the must-see sites for any first-time visitor to...
Last edited: 15 March 2016
Every tourist who chooses to come to Istanbul knows about colorful &...
Last edited: 15 February 2016
Closed Monday Hagia Sophia           ... 09:00- 16:00...
Last edited: 15 February 2016
Dinner Cruise Istanbul    A dinner Cruise that presents you all the prettiness...
Last edited: 29 April 2016
  One of the most dramatic and exciting shopping experiences in Istanbul is the...
Last edited: 15 March 2016
You can also play golf in Istanbul. There are two 18 hole course; Klassis Golf...
Last edited: 25 February 2013
    BUYUKADA (Büyükada) is one of the nine islands in the Sea of Marmara in...
Last edited: 25 February 2013
7 days in Istanbul with family: This article is to provide itinerary ideas for...
Last edited: 26 May 2015
Take a drive up the Bosphorus and grab a ferry in Emirgan (water taxi to the...
Last edited: 25 February 2013
Best advice: take your time, enjoy the experience, and have no fear at being...
Last edited: 18 October 2011
Where to stay: Sultanahmet (the old city where all the monuments you see on TV...
Last edited: 20 March 2016
Introduction In this tour, you can go to the Asian-side of Istanbul and: Have...
Last edited: 16 February 2012
Here are a few interesting things to do in Istanbul.  Planning to visit more...
Last edited: 05 May 2015
The entire Istanbul taxi fleet is new, the metering system is simple and there...
Last edited: 09 May 2014
If you fall in love with the funky, felt hats of Istanbul, check out Galeri 44...
Last edited: 01 January 2009
Two Mosques that mostly visited in Istanbul are the Sultanahmet Mosque and...
Last edited: 12 January 2013
Explore Istanbul and spend New Year's Eve in Istanbul. Here are some good web...
Last edited: 27 January 2015
Must see street filled with quirky shops, designer boutiques, several nice...
Last edited: 11 December 2014
Istanbul have many Shopping Malls and the majority of them are on European...
Last edited: 27 July 2013
Partially an annex of Hagia Sofia's baptistery, there are 5 tombs of sultans...
Last edited: 02 July 2015
Visiting mosques are free for everyone in Turkey. Obviously, the most famous...
Last edited: 25 February 2013
   Want to climb a mountain, see the heads of  the gods?  Then Mt. Nemrut is...
Last edited: 25 February 2013
  EUROPEAN SIDE OF ISTANBUL TAKSIM: BEYOGLU: ISTIKLAL  Directions: Taksim can...
Last edited: 14 March 2016
The Arasta Bazaar is a fun place to shop for everything Turkish. The...
Last edited: 26 August 2013
Tourist Traps Turkish tourism office (marked by "i" sign and easily found at...
Last edited: 14 January 2014
The history of Turkish ceramics is hundreds of years old and the styles are...
Last edited: 18 October 2011
Bagdat street is the heart of the Asian side of Istanbul. The lively part...
Last edited: 14 January 2014
The Basilica Cistern (Turkish: Yerebatan Sarayı - "Sunken Palace", or Yerebatan...
Last edited: 14 June 2014
Bitinya Tours would like to share 12 years expertise at designing alternative...
Last edited: 06 April 2010
Spice up your trip to Istanbul! Take home some of the local specialities by...
Last edited: 16 June 2010
Emirgan Park is a lovely place to spend some time in greenery away from the...
Last edited: 14 January 2014
While Istanbul has a number of shopping malls scattered around the city - there...
Last edited: 17 July 2014
Gedik Ahmet Paşa had Mimar Hayrettin who was one of the most famous architects...
Last edited: 06 December 2012
One of the most enduring symbols of Turkey is that of the Whirling Dervishes...
Last edited: 05 March 2013
Miniaturk is open for visits every day. Box offices are open during the...
Last edited: 17 February 2014
   Suleymaniye Hamam     It is located in a 450 year historical building...
Last edited: 17 July 2010
Sultana's 1001 Nights Restaurant is a lively place with traditional Turkish...
Last edited: 25 February 2013
If you visit Istanbul's Sultanahmet District, you can visit these maps, which...
Last edited: 25 February 2013
Inside Dining Scene
Asmalimescit Balikcisi Seafood Restaurant: 0212 251 39 39   Go Mongo...
Last edited: 05 March 2013
If you happen to visit Istanbul during the cold season, buy a bag of warm...
Last edited: 26 May 2015
Home Made  (Sirkeci Istanbul) Lovely place on the tram line...
Last edited: 27 April 2010
  In Turkey,  the freshness of the ingredients is the reason that Turkish food...
Last edited: 01 February 2015
Inside Turkey: For Foreign Visitors
Sterling, Euros, and Dollars can be easily changed into Turkish Lira at all...
Last edited: 19 August 2016
Visas: Visas are required for many visitors, when obtaining visas  at the...
Last edited: 21 March 2016
Emergency Phone Numbers Ambulance/Medical: 112 Fire: 110 Police: 155  And for...
Last edited: 02 April 2015
Inside Turkey: Important Phrases (version 64)     Turkish belongs to the...
Last edited: 23 October 2015
The International Dialing Code to access Turkish telephone numbers is 0090...
Last edited: 02 April 2015
Tipping: It is customary to leave a tip in restaurants (10%), for hotel...
Last edited: 27 September 2015
Knowing which currency to carry while you travel to Turkey is very important...
Last edited: 14 July 2014
On arrival in Ataturk International, you have a choice of 3 local phone service...
Last edited: 03 June 2016
This a quick overview of driving in Turkey so other travelers can get a feel...
Last edited: 13 February 2016
The following allowances apply to the import of bothdomestic and foreign goods...
Last edited: 15 February 2016
A quick google will reveal that Turkish power plugs are 2 round pins running at...
Last edited: 18 February 2016
Turkish pharmacies are great. They go out of their way to help travelers. Many...
Last edited: 21 March 2016
Mutlu Deveci Web: www.mutludev... Web: www.turkey-t... Email...
Last edited: 21 July 2016
Many first time travelers to Turkey from the USA may not realize that they will...
Last edited: 23 April 2016
Wi-FI Hotspots  Below is a snapshot of wifi hotspots locations and options in...
Last edited: 30 June 2016