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Things to Do In Istanbul

  • Be amazed while taking a tour of the Blue Mosque.
  • Marvel at the Byzantine architecture of Hagia Sophia.
  • Live a royal experience at Dolmabahce Palace and Topkapi Palace.
  • Take a stroll on Galata Bridge at sunset and watch the colours of the setting sun reflect over the impressive buildings around.
  • Shop at the Grand Bazaar, an ancient market with more than 4000 shops in it.
  • Take the famous Bosphorus cruise and watch the amazing views of both the European and Asian sides of Istanbul.
  • Dine while enjoying best view of Istanbul at Hamdi Restaurant.
  • Go underground at the Basilica Cistern, the largest ancient underground water cisterns found across Istanbul.
  • Get a Turkish high in Taksim Square.
  • Go to a belly-dancing show at Hodjapasha dance theatre.
  • Feel your head spin with a night of whirling dervishes.
  • Experience the Turkish bath (Hamam).
  • Enjoy a hot cup of Turkish tea with the Turkish sweet baklava.
  • Keep yourself cool by drinking Ayran, the national drink of Turkey, especially during summers.
  • Smoke a hookah (sheesha) at one of the nargile cafés under the Galata Bridge.
  • Be amazed while taking a tour of the Blue Mosque.
  • Marvel at the Byzantine architecture of Hagia Sophia.
  • Live a royal experience at Dol...

Free Things to Do In ISTANBUL

In only a couple of years, the ‘City of World’s Desire’ has established itself as traveller’s paradise, its fulcrum being the Turkish culture and architecture. The charm of beautiful mosques and swish castles is elevated by urbane cafes and bars which you will find in abundance in Istanbul. 

The good part is you can relish Istanbul even when you have only limited Turkish Liras in your pocket.