Things to do in Istanbul
Turkey’s famous Princes’ Islands are far from the chaotic hubbub of Istanbul and are the perfect refuge for relaxing in the sun.
The mysterious and legendary Maiden’s Tower (Kiz Kulesi) is located on a rocky outcrop in the middle of the sea, hardly 200 metres from the shore.
The Galata Bridge is truly a symbol of the city, one of the most significant landmarks for locals and brimming with history and life.
The Istanbul Spices Bazaar, the preferred one for gourmets. A world of colours, flavours and essences which all who visit it will fall in love with.
In Sultanahmet Square are the remains of the Hippodrome of Constantinople. A place in Istanbul that keeps the memory of a past of splendor.
Used as a summer palace and a residence for foreign leaders, Beylerbeyi Palace is a must in Istanbul.
The New Mosque was constructed and reconstructed thanks to the initiative of two women, something unprecedented in Ottoman history. It also marked the end of the Sultanate of Women.
Thousands of years of different cultures are concentrated in the halls of the Istanbul Archaeological Museum, one of the main museums in the country.
Palaces and mansions, mosques and synagogues, tiny villages and ancient strongholds… These are just some of the attractions of the Bosphorus, a natural waterway between Europe and Asia.
The whirling dervishes achieve religious ecstasy through a meditative dance. During their ceremonies, they whirl around endlessly on a mystical journey accompanied by music and poetry.