Sightseeing

Istanbul Locations featured in James Bond's "From Russia With Love"

James Bond, code name 007, is a fictional character created in 1953 by writer Ian...

Are there any great observation decks atop tall buildings or mountains in Istanbul?

Camlica hill on the asian side is the highest (natural) point of Istanbul. It has an...

What is so special about Istanbul?

Istanbul is a city where you can have a European experience with an Islamic grace....

What is the Basilica Cistern?

Basilica Cistern  Built to provide water for the city of Istanbul during the...

What is Topkapı Palace?

Topkapı Palace Topkapı Palace was home to all the Ottoman sultans until the reign...

What is Istiklal Avenue?

Istiklal street is a very special pedastrian street where you can enjoy shopping,...

One Day Itinerary For Beyoglu: Art, History and Food

MORNING @9:00am // Breakfast -- Namlı Gurme (Karaköy) Start your day with an...

Are any of Istanbul's bridges open to pedestrians?

Well, none of the bridges over the Bosophorus are open to pedestrians except during the...

What is the Grand Bazaar?

Grand Bazaar  With 250,000 to 400,000 visitors daily, The Grand Bazaar in...

Things to Do, See, Eat and Buy in Karakoy

Karaköy was once home to Armenian, Greek, Georgian, Italian and Russian minorities...

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