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tjbudda's Istanbul, Turkey
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Grand Bazaar (Kapali Carsi)
Beyazit Gate
5 of 5 stars
Posted 25 Feb 2013
I actually was completely unprepared for what I was about to enter, it kind of wandered into it. Th...
Dolmabahce Palace
5 of 5 stars
Posted 25 Feb 2013
Built late in the Ottoman Empire, it was designed to impress European ambassadors and the like. It ...
Obelisk of III. Tutmosis
Sultanahmat Meydani
5 of 5 stars
Posted 25 Feb 2013
Don't miss it, and it is free to walk by. A granite monument from a millennia before Rome! Looks ne...
Galata Tower
Buyuk Hendek Cad.
5 of 5 stars
Posted 25 Feb 2013
At 13TL to go up, it is a cheap way to have the best view of the city, and what a view it is. You g...
Topkapi Palace
5 of 5 stars
Posted 25 Feb 2013
What a place to live, lovely condition. And the jewels and holy relics are impressive. Great views o...
Basilica Cistern
Alemdar Mahallesi, Yerebatan Caddesi, No:1/3
4 of 5 stars
Posted 25 Feb 2013
Really interesting place, built centuries ago to store massive amounts of water (Istanbul has no riv...
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya)
Ayasofya Square, Sultanahmet
5 of 5 stars
Posted 25 Feb 2013
A dome that defies imagination even today, and the rest of the place is stunning also. A wonder of ...
Blue Mosque
Sultanahmet
4 of 5 stars
Posted 25 Feb 2013
I am docking the blue mosque a star because it pales in comparison to the Hagia Sophia just across t...
Istanbul Walks
Kucuk Ayasofya Mah. Sifahamami Sok. No:1 Kat:1
5 of 5 stars
Posted 25 Feb 2013
I took the full day Istanbul classics tour, and I highly recommend it. We went to the Hagia Sophia,...