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Tourism in Istanbul

the best places to visit in Istanbul

Tourists’ guide for the best places to visit in Istanbul

Istanbul includes many well-known landmarks and best places that attract tourists to travel to Turkey to visit these places. This great city "Istanbul" has a long and bright history, with countless cultural landmarks, from watching wonderful buildings, museums and cruises on the Bosphorus Strait, to shopping and eating on local and international restaurants. If you are planning to take a tour in...

Basilica Cistern in Istanbul

Basilica Cistern, the strangest tourist attractions in Istanbul

The Basilica Cistern church, also known as “Sunken Cistern” is one of the main tourist attractions in Sultanahmet-Istanbul, with more than 2.2 million tourists visit it annually. Istanbul attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world due to its magnificent historical landmarks, which spread in all the city. Thus, the Basilica Cistern is one of the magical landmarks in Istanbul with a...

Why is Istanbul Bosphorus Bridge famous

Why is Istanbul Bosphorus Bridge famous?

The Istanbul Bosphorus Bridge (July 15 Martyrs Bridge), is one of the most well-known bridges in Turkey that connecting Asia and Europe. It adds a value to Istanbul as a center of the daily trade exchange between the two continents. The first attempt to build the bridge was in 511 BC, as the king was able to move his entire army to the other side of the body of water using a temporary bridge made of...

Best 10 villages in Istanbul countryside you must visit

Best 10 villages in Istanbul countryside you must visit

Istanbul has wonderful villages and countryside places that take you away to a world of peace and tranquility. It is important for us to have a time in countryside places, as we sometimes need to feel this simple life and enjoy it. There are many beautiful countryside places that should be your first destination when you visit Istanbul countryside: 1- Garipçe Köyü village...

Historical facts about Hagia Sophia in Istanbul

Historical facts about Hagia Sophia in Istanbul

Hagia Sophia is one of the most important tourist attractions in Istanbul that has magnificent architecture, history and art. With 3-3.5 million visitors annually, this makes it at the top of the list for the international tourists. It served as a church for Christians for 1,000 years and for 500 years as a mosque for Muslims, and it became a mosque again in 2020. This means that Hagia Sophia has...

Explore Sultanahmet for the best tour in Istanbul

Explore Sultanahmet for the best tour in Istanbul

Sultanahmet (Old City) is a neighborhood that is located in the area of Fatih in the European Side of Istanbul. It is one of the most beautiful areas in Istanbul that attracts many international tourists. As a visitor, Sultanahmet should be your first choice when you visit Istanbul, as it has all the attractions that any visitor looks for. It is an important area that combines history,...

Taksim Istanbul for the meaning of luxury living

Taksim Istanbul for the meaning of luxury living

Taksim Square (Taksim Meydanı) is considered as the heart of Istanbul, and one of the most famous and vital squares in Turkey. The word "Taksim" means division, and this was suggested by Sultan Ahmet I, who wanted to divide the area where he built his palace into two parts. Taksim Square is a popular tourist destination, as people come to Taksim for sightseeing, shopping, dining, and...

Best tour at Galata Tower in Istanbul

Best tour at Galata Tower in Istanbul

Galata Tower (Galata Kulesi) is one of the oldest towers in the world and one of the landmarks in Turkey, Istanbul. It was on the UNESCO Temporary World Heritage List in 2013. Galata Tower was used as a long-standing fire watchtower and was named Galata Fire Tower. The tower was built by the Byzantine Emperor "Justinianus" in 507-508 AD and it was reconstructed in 1348-1349. The tower was...

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