The Istanbul Travel Blog is an insider's information about making it as a tourist in Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey.
Get to know: - which attractions to see, - where to party and sleep, - what and where to eat, - what current events take place in the city of 7 hills.
Panorama Istanbul is 360 illustration of Constantinople's conquest in 1453 by Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II. Museum is in Istanbul's Zeytinburnu district with easy metro access. No need to reserve tickets online.
Istanbul Synagogue count to 16. Neve Shalom, Ashkenazi, Italian and several other synagogues require prior appointments for tourist visits. Turkey among Muslim countries has the largest Jewish community.
Turkish tea pot is where aroma of Turkish tea begins. Strongly brewed tea on top, drinking water on the bottom. Learn the secret of two pots, tulip shaped tea glasses and magic of Turkish tea.
Food in Istanbul is a wide selection of meaty kebaps, vegetarian spinach dishes and sweet baklava. Live on tasty street food to save time.
Yes, New Year In Istanbul is celebrated. You can even go to the mountains for festive all inclusive winter resorts just outside of the city. Launch your 2018 with a Turkish zest.
Insiders' view on Istanbul travel. Trust the 50+ self-tested best places to stay. Follow 1000+ tips on what and where to eat. Jot down which attractions to see and things to do.
Catch Turkish Ice Cream as the vendor plays a trick on you. This hard to melt sweet has two additional ingredients other ice creams don't.
Turkish Airlines is largest and most controversial airlines based in Turkey. Passenger satisfaction varies from 5 to 1 stars.
Kiz Kulesi is a tower in Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul, Turkey. Full of legends, great sea breeze and eatery.
Istanbul tourist attractions include magnificent mosques, ancient monuments, archaeological wonders. Buy museum pass to save on attraction fees.
Learn Turkish easily with proven to work books and start off with a simple list of Turkish words and expressions useful for tourists.
Istanbul bazaar is shopping spree guaranteed. Start from historical Grand Bazaar and go on to modern malls and cute boutique shops. Even the pickiest can find a shelf to his/her taste.
Istanbul weather is friendly for travelers all year round. Read these tips, dress accordingly and have a great time in Istanbul, Turkey.
Visit Istanbul if you are looking for a vacation spot, love history and big cities, or just traveling through this great transcontinental city.
Turkish visa can be obtained at a Turkih airport or you may not need visa for a short stay depending on which country's passport you are a holder of.
Take a multi-day Turkey tour from Istanbul to Cappadocia, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Black Sea coast, Greece and more! Easy booking. Choose from budget or high-end, private or small-group trips.
About Topkapi Palace - Istanbul's gem of intriguing lives of sultans, their wives, concubines and the court.
Suleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul is the largest Ottoman mosque in the city. Located on the third hill of Istanbul it has a great view of the Golden Horn.
Rumeli Fortress in Istanbul served as a control point for ships going over the Bosphorus Strait as well as summer place for Ottoman sultans.
Miniaturk is the world's largest open air museum with miniature models. Located in Istanbul, Turkey. 126 models of most loved tourist attractions.
Travel from Istanbul to Cappadocia for a breathtaking tour with a knowledgeable guide.
Fly from Istanbul to Cappadocia to spend several days discovering UNESCO sites and early Christianity relics.
Istanbul Museums are peculiar to Islamic and Turkish culture and history. Children and adults, babies and disabled are all welcomed every day of the week.