Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey

Hotels in Istanbul

Istanbul Accommodations (632)
Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul

Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul

4.50 1587 reviews

Bayildim Cad No 2, Istanbul, Turkey

InterContinental Istanbul

InterContinental Istanbul

4.50 1357 reviews

Asker Ocagi Cad 1, Istanbul, Turkey

Grand Hyatt Istanbul

Grand Hyatt Istanbul

4.50 1337 reviews

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

The Marmara Istanbul

The Marmara Istanbul

4.00 880 reviews

Taksim Meydani, (Bosphorus View), Istanbul, Turkey

Travel Blogs from Istanbul

Istanbul Travel Blogs (6,454)
Turkish Delight (Lokum), Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Turkish Delight (Lokum)

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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Today, our last day in Istanbul and Turkey, there were three priorities; A) to revisit the Spice Market, B) to go to a specific shop for some Turkish delight and C) to catch the correct night bus back to Bulgaria. A) came first, after a typically ...

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 ...

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)

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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.