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Hagia Sophia Museum
4.6/5
1,167 Reviews
Church
_We***57it’s fascinating to see the ottomans architecture, I recommend everyone to have a look
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
4.6/5
1,256 Reviews
Mosque
E35***16Its a beautiful mosque of Ottoman era.It has a distinction of having five minarets.At the time of its construction there were four minarets of Masjad e Haram,the most sacred mosque.To give it a differentiation from that five minarets were constructed.It is located in Sultan Ahmet square which is accessible through tram,taxi or on foot.Women are advised to cover their bodies while visiting this mosque.During the time of prayers non muslims are forbidden to visit.They can visit after the prayers though.It is also called The blue mosque for its blue colour
Bosporus
4.6/5
780 Reviews
Strait/Fjord
GLS***74If you go here and don't visit one of Istanbul's historic hammams, you deserve a spanking. That said, the experience here is over the top and you'll feel like a sultan. Well-trained therapists and a gorgeous facility. A nice mix of Turkish tradition and modern indulgence. Guests get a 50% discount on weekdays so let that be additional encouragement to stay at the hotel.
The Basilica Cistern
4.5/5
587 Reviews
Historical Site
E53***09Basilica Cistern is beautiful church , old and historical people came to pray it is place for tourism for the visitor because it is historical place. about transportation to get they are public bus about 1.03 dollar and private taxi about 14 dollar .
Topkapi Palace
4.5/5
582 Reviews
Palace
Matthew FoldiTopkapi Palace is an incredibly historic site, home to Ottoman Sultans and it really feels like Sultans still live there.
Grand Bazaar
4.3/5
501 Reviews
TripBazaar means the market, and Turkish is the "covered market." The Grand Bazaar has been the city centre of Istanbul for centuries. The Grand Bazaar is very close to Istanbul University and the Blue Mosque, and its entrance is so ordinary that it is easy for visitors to miss it. The large-scale Grand Bazaar adopts a fully enclosed design that receives visitors from all over the world every day. People have installed a set of lockable doors and fences for the market, so that after a day of trading, the market can be safely closed.

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In seeking to highlight amazing architectural treasures from around the world, we have done the hard work for you to look to showcase a diverse range that bring together incredible form with function. Spanning nearly every continent, the following architectural marvels are amongst the finest buildings and landmarks in the world today. Keep reading to see 10 of the most amazing architectural landmarks from around the world.
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Turkey has long been a global crossroads. Straddling Europe and Asia, its lands have seen the rise and fall of vast empires including the Greek, Persian, Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman. This long history combines with pristine natural beauty. Black Sea resorts dot Turkey’s northern coast. Grand cathedrals and mosques line the Bosporus Straits in Istanbul. Picturesque islands are scattered in the Aegean Sea. And ancient ruins coexist with modern luxury along the Mediterranean coast. It is a land for travelers seeking something exotic yet familiar. In this and so many other ways, Turkey is the ideal blend.
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About Istanbul

As a city that cradles both Asian and European cultures, Istanbul has innumerable stories to count. Sitting at the throat of the Bosphorus Strait, this city is at the confluence of eastern and western culture. Previously, three ancient empires—the Romans, Byzantines, and Ottomans—made this their capital city, previously known as Constantinople and Byzantium. An abundance of ancient relics and structures each culture left behind have been preserved. In the old Sultanahmet District you can see magnificent Blue Mosque and, in the same visit, go to the nearby Hagia Sophia—a Greek Orthodox church that became a mosque and is now a museum)—and the Ottoman-era Topkapı Palace. The century-old Grand Bazaar is a spectacle not to be missed. The goods inside are dazzling to behold and it is a good place to buy souvenirs.

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May 9, 2021 Istanbul Weather:Clear, Northeasterly Wind:17-25 kph, Humidity:67%, Sunrise/Sunset:05:53/20:09
Istanbul Driving:Suitable, Running:Suitable, Cycling:Suitable

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