Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey

Hotels in Istanbul

Istanbul Accommodations (632)
Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul

Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul

4.50 1146 reviews

Bayildim Cad No 2, Istanbul, Turkey

InterContinental Istanbul

InterContinental Istanbul

4.50 726 reviews

Asker Ocagi Cad 1, Istanbul, Turkey

Grand Hyatt Istanbul

Grand Hyatt Istanbul

4.50 783 reviews

Taskisla Cad. No:1 Taksim, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey

Radisson Blu Conference & Airport Hotel Istanbul

Radisson Blu Conference & Airport Hotel Istanbul

3.50 418 reviews

E-5 Karayolu No:20 Kucukcekmece Merkez, Istanbul, Turkey

Travel Blogs from Istanbul

Istanbul Travel Blogs (5,535)
Gallipoli, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Gallipoli

A travel blog entry by daveaway

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... cute German girls. What they were doing there not even they really knew, but I plan to see them again when I return to Istanbul. I did witness something rather hysterical when I was on the bus back to Istanbul however. We had just taken the ferry across ...

Back on the road, Jack, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Back on the road, Jack

A travel blog entry by the-rambler

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  From Istanbul to Istanbul, in a year. Seems like only yesterday I was arriving in Turkey, from Russia, before doing a quick turnaround and heading off to Indonesia for a guest stint on a broadsheet startup. It was, only that was 2008 and this is ...

Warmer Climes, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Warmer Climes

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... . Shannon had travelled very little previously, but John had been to Turkey twice before, so spoke some Turkish. Istanbul (population 15 million), Turkey's major city (and a huge sprawling city it is), is like a piece of Turkish delight waiting to be ...

Istanbul not Constantinople, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Istanbul not Constantinople

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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... would have the option for the tours. My brother has a friend that asked for us to get in contact with his family while in Istanbul and we were not going to do any optional tours. The guilt was piled on but we had already decided that we were not going to ...

Attractions in Istanbul

Istanbul Attractions (132)
Topkapi Palace

Topkapi Palace

4.50

Gulhane Park, near Sultanahmet Square, Istanbul, Turkey

This enormous palace was the Imperial residence of Ottoman sultans for almost 400 years. Although much of the palace is not accessible, the daily tours of the Harem are of great interest to tourists.

Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya)

Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya)

4.50

Sultanahmet, Eminonu District Istanbul, Turkey

This architectural marvel displays 30 million gold tiles throughout its interior, and a wide, flat dome which was a bold engineering feat at the time it was constructed in the 6th century.

Yerebatan Sarayi (Underground Cistern)

Yerebatan Sarayi (Underground Cistern)

4.50

Sultanahmet, Near St. Sophia Istanbul, Turkey

Known as Yerebatan Sarayi or Sunken Palace, this giant well once held water for the city residents. Today, it is a major tourist attraction, complete with piped-in music and pulsing lights.

Kariye Museum (The Chora Church)

Kariye Museum (The Chora Church)

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Kariye Cami Sokak, Edirnekapy, Istanbul, Turkey

This 11th-century church was noted for its remarkable mosaics illustrating scenes from the life of Christ and the Virgin Mary. It has since been converted into a museum.