Buyukada (Big Island): One-Day Trip

Places to see in Buyukada

Büyükada is one of the most beautiful and green places near Istanbul. The biggest among Princes’ Islands, it has parks, beaches, hotels, restaurants, walking trackways, bicycle rental and another activities for guests. Here you can enjoy the beauty of nature among green trees with great sea view. Just take small backpack, choose the ferry which will bring you to Buyukada and

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IstanbulKart: Step-by-step Guide, price 2022

İstanbulkart

Istanbulkart (Istanbul Card) is city transport pass card and also a card which you can use to pay for many needs (product shops, public WC’s). It’s absolutely worth to get an Istanbulkart while you travel in Istanbul: it will save your time, money and will make your movements around the city more comfortable. Also, it’s very easy to purchase and

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Ortaköy Mosque (Büyük Mecidiye Camii) in Istanbul

Ortakoy mosque

Ortakoy Mosque is one of the truly great landmarks found in Istanbul. Located on the shores of the Bosphorus River, Ortakoy Mosque provides visitors with a picturesque, relaxed setting. The famous mosque has a distinguished view of the Bosphorus Strait and tourists exploring the river via cruises can take in the religious building as they sail by. The mosque is

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Galata Bridge in Istanbul

Galata bridge in Istanbul

Istanbul city is full of amazing historical attractions of Ottoman Empire and Byzantine times. At every part of this town there is a chance to find something interesting and amazing. Galata köprüsü or Galata bridge is one of the most recognizable symbols of Istanbul. Galata is an inique bridge which combine car road and pedestrian sidewalk with a lot of

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Balat and Fener district in Istanbul

Balat district in Istanbul

Istanbul’s Balat and Fener districts are rich in history and are a part of UNESCO’s world heritage site list. Despite being ideal for culture vultures and history buffs, the Balat and Fener districts are often overlooked by tourists. The districts’ neighbourhoods were previously home to Istanbul’s Jewish and Greek Orthodox communities. The area had fallen on hard time with old,

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Kadikoy, Istanbul: TOP Things to Do and See 2022

Kadikoy Istanbul

Istanbul is famously split into two parts with the iconic city straddling the European and Asian continents. While both sides of the city feature incredible tourist attractions, it is the Asian half of Istanbul that has risen in popularity in recent years. On the Asian side of the Turkish city, you will find Kadikoy, a large cosmopolitan area that borders

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Gülhane Park: history, photos, location, how to get

Istanbul is famous not only for it’s mosques and churches but also for it’s beautiful parks. There are Gülhane park, Emirgan and Yıldız park, and many others, with a lot of trees and flowers. Gülhane Park is a leafy oasis in the mega-tropolis of Istanbul. It can be difficult to find peace and quiet at times in the city. Istanbul

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Bosphorus tours in Istanbul: Explore The City

Bosphorus cruise in Istanbul

Istanbul has so many amazing historical sites and tourist attractions, you may not consider taking a cruise tour of the Bosphorus. In many ways, a cruise tour on the Bosphorus is the most overlooked experience you can have while visiting Istanbul. If you want to take a ferry along the Bosphorus, which you really should do, set aside a few

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Princes’ Islands: Why and How to visit Adalar with one-day trip

Princes Islands

Istanbul has many great tourist attractions to visit, but two of the city’s must-see destinations will take almost a full day of your holiday to explore. The two must-experience tourist attractions are Princes’ Islands and a boat trip on the Bosphorus. People often ask me whether it is worth sacrificing up to two days of their holiday in Istanbul to

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Rumeli Fortress Museum in Istanbul (Rumeli Hisarı)

Rumeli Hisarı fortress

Rumeli Hisari Fortress was built in 1452 by the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II, aka Mehmed the Conqueror. The fortress was built in preparation for the Ottoman’s conquest of the city of Constantinople – modern day Istanbul. Situated on the shore of the Bosphorus Strait, the fortress is a massive complex with a remarkable history. The fortress is across from the

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