THINGS TO DO IN ISTANBUL

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Istanbul... No doubt one of the best cities in the world! We say “I miss even the traffic!” when we stay far away from Istanbul for three days however we ignore the beauty in the hustle and bustle of life and we complain about the traffic, the crowded and also the air of Istanbul that received lots of tourists every year.

 

This article for the people who live in Istanbul but don’t visit yet or who come from another city to Istanbul for the first time.

 

You must do all these things for enjoying Istanbul to the full if you are on the way...

 

EAT FISH SANDWICH IN EMINONU

 
Eminönü’s Fish Sandwich Boats...
 

Fish sandwich in Eminonu is too old tradition. When said “fish sandwich” in Istanbul, Eminonu comes absolutely to the minds. We don’t claim that it is the best one between all fishes you eat but we think that you will be glad when tasting it. Isn’t there a reason that lots of people gather around the fish sandwich boats?

 

GO TO PRINCES’ ISLANDS

 
A view from Big Island...
 

Every season is beautiful but in the spring it’s different to take pleasure in being there. If you desire to meet with the nature, sea, fresh air and sincerity, we certainly advice to see the Princes’ Islands.

 

VISIT IN GRAND BAZAAR

 
A view from Grand Bazaar...
 

The Grand Bazaar is one of the oldest and the biggest bazaar of the world. You must know that every day and every hour it’s impossible you can’t see big crowded. There are mostly the jewellery shops, carpet shops and souvenir shops. Even if you buy nothing, to discover Turkish art pieces makes you begin a journey from past to the future.

 

DRINK TEA IN PIERRE LOTI

 
Perfect picture of Pierre Loti...
 

In summer, you should drink tea with the light breeze calming you down. We are sure that you haven’t seen a place bringing together tea, dreams and a city yet.

 

WALKING ON ISTIKLAL AVENUE

 
Winter in Istiklal Avenue...
 

Istiklal Avenue is one of the most populer avenue of Turkey since the 19th century. It’s a place blending the past and the present together. There are lots of clothing shops, a wide variety of restaurants for every palate and night clubs in that avenue you can meet the traces of different cultures. Istiklal Avenue, a first point that every tourist come, has also a nostalgic tramway passing in the middle.

 

LOOK AT ISTANBUL FROM GALATA TOWER

 
Istanbul’s view from Galata Tower...
 

Do you want to see Istanbul from bird’s-eye view? Galata Tower’s observation terrace shows Istanbul from different points of view. You will fall in love with Istanbul in Galata Tower!

 

TAKE PART IN EURASIA MARATHON

 
A picture from Eurasia Marathon...
 

Eurasia Marathon gives chance to walk or run on Bosphorus Bridge and makes live pleasant experience. Don’t forget to immortalize these moments!

 

VISIT THE SULTANAHMET

 
Sultanahmet Square...
 

Sultanahmet, the heart of Historic Peninsula. A square, too old but has never lost cultural side and still gives all of the colors of the history. If you want to visit and know Istanbul, first stop should be Sultanahmet.

 

TAKE A BOSPHORUS CRUISE

 
Must experience, Bosphorus Cruise...
 

When called Istanbul’s tour, one of the first activities coming to mind. Who saying “No” to the tour for two hours making an opportunity for tasting amazing view of Istanbul.

 

EAT BAKED POTATO IN ORTAKOY

 
Baked Potato Sellers Located In Ortakoy...
 

Eating baked potato in Ortakoy became a tradition like fish sandwich in Eminonu. A different enjoy against the Bosphorus!

 

 

SEE THE MAIDEN’S TOWER

 

 

 
The Maiden’s Tower

 

 

 

 

 

 

One of the Istanbul’s symbols is the Maiden’s Tower. It was told lots of stories about it since anicent times. “It can’t be described but only described.” is the truest expression for the Maiden’s Tower’s. If you decided to visit Istanbul in a shortest time, don’t forget to buy bus tickets at reduced price and cheap flight tickets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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