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SULTANAHMET

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SULTANAHMET
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    Sultan Ahmet Camii - Blue Mosque

    168 votes

    Sight

    In the beginning of the 17th century, Sultan Ahmed I decreed the construction of arguably the mos...

  • 2
    Topkapı Sarayı Müzesi

    131 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    A visit to Topkapi Palace requires at least half a day -- no wonder, as you stroll through nothin...

  • 3
    Surlar

    9 votes

    Sight

    impressive wall that used to be constantinoples shield on the west side, now parts are destroyed,...

  • 4
    Yerebatan Sarnıcı

    68 votes

    Sight

    An underground labyrinth of columns: the city's largest cistern - amazing!!!. The Yerebatan Sarnıc...

  • 5
    Süleymaniye Camii

    53 votes

    Sight

    On the top of a hill overlooking Golden Horn is a work of '''Mimar Sinan''', an Ottoman architect...

  • 6
    Rüstem Paşa Cami

    10 votes

    Sight

    A beautiful mosque about 500 years old.

  • 7
    Kapalıçarşı

    97 votes

    Sight

    To enter the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul's old town is to plunge into an oriental world -- one that ...

  • 8
    At Meydanı

    15 votes

    Sight

    This was the centre of Roman and Byzantine Constantinople, and is a great place to begin one's to...

  • 9
    Dolmabahçe Sarayı

    32 votes

    Sight

    This European-style palace was the head administrative building for the Ottoman Empire. This palac...

  • 10
    Galata Kulesi

    72 votes

    Sight

    It was built by the Genoese on the city walls of Galata, then a western (Genoese/Venetian) strong...

  • 11
    Galatasaray Balik Pazari

    4 votes

    Shop

    Check out the fish!. One of the oldest fish markets in the world, right in the heart of Istanbul. ...

  • 12
    Taksim Meydanı

    32 votes

    Sight

    Located in the sprawling neighborhood of Beyoglu, this square is the entrance point for day- and ...

  • 13
    Istiklal Caddesi

    55 votes

    Sight

    A great place for young people to meet up with friends.

  • 15
    Sealife Akvaryum

    5 votes

    Park / Zoo

    The TurkuaZoo also called Sealife is a public aquarium located in Bayrampaşa in Istanbul, Turkey....

  • 16
    Fatih Camii

    7 votes

    Sight

    The first monumental project in the Ottoman imperial architectural tradition, the Fatih Mosque co...

  • 17
    Türk ve İslam Eserleri Müzesi

    4 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    Carpets, rugs, calligraphy, pottery. With the same ticket, you can visit also the Ethnographic Mu...

  • 18
    Haci Bekir

    5 votes

    Shop

    The traditional shop has been in operation since 1777; if the lore is to be believed, the 27th Su...

  • 19
    Princes' Islands

    22 votes

    Sight

    Buyukada is the largest and the most famous of the Princes' Islands.If you are fit enough you can...

  • 20
    Bosporus

    57 votes

    Body of Water

    The liquid that makes this city groovy. The Bosporus is a narrow straight that separates the Europ...

  • 21
    Eminönü Meydanı

    7 votes

    Sight

  • 22
    Hagia Sophia

    110 votes

    Sight

    Red, shimmering Hagia Sofia is an inseparable part of the Istanbul skyline. A late antique Christ...

  • 23
    Büyük Mecidiye Camii

    24 votes

    Neighborhood

    A square along the Bosphorus fitting every taste and hour of the day. Here lies the center of Orta...

  • 24
    Mısır Çarşısı

    52 votes

    Shop

    The second largest spice market in the world is not to be missed!. The Spice Bazar has his name fo...

  • 26
    Kadıköy

    7 votes

    Neighborhood

    An energetic district on the Asian side of Istanbul

  • 27
    Çiya Sofrası

    10 votes

    Restaurant

    A must for all who want a taste of authentic Turkish cuisine. Musa Dagdeviren, the Turkish-Kurdis...

  • 28
    Çemberlitaş Hamamı

    11 votes

    Activity

    Cemberlitas was built in 1548, commissioned by the wife of the then Sultan, to bring in extra rev...

  • 29
    Bozdoğan Kemeri

    4 votes

    Sight

    A double-storey Roman one built during the reign of Valens (r. 364-378) to provide the city with ...

  • 30
    Kariye Müzesi

    22 votes

    Sight

    Also known as the Church of St Saviour in Chora (''chora'' translates "countryside" in Byzantine ...

  • 31
    Golden Horn

    15 votes

    Body of Water

    Dividing European Istanbul, Golden Horn Bay is now home to numerous parks and green areas.

  • 32
    Pierre Loti Kahvesi

    17 votes

    Bar

    This traditional cafe provides interesting views over the city. The former home of a French noveli...

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