Best Hamams to visit

Best Hamams to Visit Near the Old City No visit to Istanbul is complete without taking time out of your sightseeing schedule to experience a real Turkish Bath. It is an authentic and exotic experience that helps you to left the postmodern world we live today. This culture is more than just a washing ritual, it is some kind of … Read More

Dolmabahce Palace

Dolmabahce Palace You will fall in love with Dolmabahce Palace at the first second you see it. It is hard to believe that a person lived like this. Definitely, one of the most gorgeous palace around the world with its outstanding grand hall, jaw-dropping design, elegant furnishings and breath taking Bosphorus views. It was built in 1853 under the direction … Read More

Topkapi Palace

Topkapı Palace If there is one absolute must-see in Istanbul, it has to be the Topkapi Palace. When you step inside, the atmosphere makes you speechless. This place invites you to delight yourself in unforgettable historical adventure. The palace complex is located on the Seraglio Point (Sarayburnu), you can enter through the Imperial Gate which is located behind the famous … Read More

The Grand Bazaar

The Grand Bazaar (Kapalı Çarşı) If you are the type of person who like shopping, discovering or turning upside down the historical places, Grand Bazaar is a perfect place for you. Grand Bazaar is definitely the place that you can loose yourself while you are discovering and shopping inside. It is hauntingly beautiful, enormously big and reflecting the historical bazaar … Read More

Blue Mosque

Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camii) Well, Blue Mosque is what the Eiffel Tower is to Paris, the Statue of Liberty is to New York and the Taj Mahal is to India indeed. If you come to Istanbul for sightseeing with your family or friends to your partner, you should definitely visit this beauty. You can see this place listed by … Read More

Basilica Cistern

Basilica Cistern (Sunken Palace/Yerebatan Sarnıcı) Basilica Cistern is one of the most mysterious and surprisingly romantic attraction in the city, and also it is the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city.  This subterranean structure was commissioned by Emperor Justinian after the Nika riots of 532, which devastated the city. This cathedral-size cistern was built in … Read More

Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia (Aya Sofya) The Hagia Sophia is not only top tourist attraction in Istanbul, it is also oldest, biggest and one of the most important religious structures on the planet. The cathedral was built in the 6th century (532–537) under the direction of the Byzantine emperor Justinian I. by general consensus. This church nearly 1500 years in age, was … Read More