Things to Do in Istanbul

Read about the top 54 things to do in Istanbul, Turkey. Get ideas for Istanbul sightseeing and tourist attractions in Istanbul.
Blue Mosque
14 reviews
#1 of 54 things to do in Istanbul

Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet - after the Calpih who ordered it to be built) is a mu…

Hagia Sophia
12 reviews
#2 of 54 things to do in Istanbul

Previously the Church, then the Mosque and now a Museum; Hagia Sophia embodies i…

Topkapi Palace
8 reviews
#3 of 54 things to do in Istanbul

We visited Topkapi Palace as soon as it opened, and even then, there was a lineu…

The Grand Bazaar
13 reviews
#4 of 54 things to do in Istanbul

Grand Bazaar is one of the must-see places in Istanbul. It is a huge market comp…

Yeni Cami ( New Mosque )
1 review
#5 of 54 things to do in Istanbul

The Yeni Cami , meaning New Mosque, is a simply beautiful structure, a mosque, …

Sultan Ahmet Mosque
1 review
#6 of 54 things to do in Istanbul

What is the first landmark to see in Istanbul after arrival? I guess you know th…

bosphorus ferry boat tour
4 reviews
#7 of 54 things to do in Istanbul

don't leave before you do it. but i recommend it you to do it with ido company. …

Topkapi Palace
1 review
#8 of 54 things to do in Istanbul

Have you heard for a historical Turkish soap opera television series" Muhteşem …

Basilica Cistern ( Yerebatan Sarnici )
5 reviews
#9 of 54 things to do in Istanbul

The plaque outside the Basilica Cistern sight is such a good description I can h…

Topkapı Sarayı
2 reviews
#10 of 54 things to do in Istanbul

Topkapi Palace-- Topkapi …

Pegasus Airlines
1 review
#11 of 54 things to do in Istanbul

Pegasus Airlines - equivalent of Turkish Ryanair? Not so much I would say. Altho…

Chora Museum
2 reviews
#12 of 54 things to do in Istanbul

The place that you can find yourself in sumptuous times of Byzantium Empire. It'…

Beşiktaş Bazaar
1 review
#13 of 54 things to do in Istanbul

If you have already seen all the big attractions in Istanbul, like the Blue Mosq…

Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi
1 review
#14 of 54 things to do in Istanbul

The greatest historical city of Istanbul have many peaceful and enjoyable places…

Hodjapasha Cultural Centre Istanbul
1 review
#15 of 54 things to do in Istanbul

You must definitely watch the "Whirling Dervish" dance aka Mevlevi Sema Ceremony…

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