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#1 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Historic Sites
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#2 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
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Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Famed architect Sinan built this majestic structure for one of the greatest rulers of the Ottoman Empire. Although this... more » Owner description: Famed architect Sinan built this majestic structure for one of the greatest rulers of the Ottoman Empire. Although this mosque is less ornate, there are many similarities between it and the Hagia Sophia since the same architect was responsible for both. « less
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#3 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
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Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: One of the smaller mosques in the city, it was built by Rustem Pasa in 1561 and is noted for the very fine tiles covering the... more » Owner description: One of the smaller mosques in the city, it was built by Rustem Pasa in 1561 and is noted for the very fine tiles covering the interior and exterior walls. « less
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#4 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Neighborhoods; Historic Walking Areas
The old section of Istanbul where you can find many attractions including Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque.
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#5 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Shops; Specialty Shops
Owner description: Giycek Old Time Photo Studio is the one & only old time photo studio in Istanbul and it is based in Galata district very... more » Owner description: Giycek Old Time Photo Studio is the one & only old time photo studio in Istanbul and it is based in Galata district very close to both Galata Tower and Tunel Square on Istiklal Street. Our issue is to provide fun, original, unforgettable experience and long lasting memory of Istanbul for Istanbul travellers. We have a wide range of costumes of different periods during Ottoman Era under the concepts of Dynasty, Millitary and much more. « less
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#6 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Museums
Owner description: The Rahmi M Koç Museum is the first major museum in Turkey dedicated to the history of Transport, Industry and... more » Owner description: The Rahmi M Koç Museum is the first major museum in Turkey dedicated to the history of Transport, Industry and Communications. Housed in magnificent buildings - themselves prime examples of industrial archaeology - on the shore of the historic Golden Horn, the collection contains thousands of items from gramophone needles to full size ships and aircraft. « less
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#7 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; History Museums; Historic Sites
Owner description: This architectural marvel displays 30 million gold tiles throughout its interior, and a wide, flat dome which was a bold... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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#8 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Art Museums; History Museums
Owner description: The Chora Church (Turkish Kariye Müzesi, Camii yahut Kilisesi — variously the Chora Museum, Mosque or Church) is considered... more » Owner description: The Chora Church (Turkish Kariye Müzesi, Camii yahut Kilisesi — variously the Chora Museum, Mosque or Church) is considered to be one of the most beautiful examples of a Byzantine church. The church is situated in the western, Erdinekapı district of İstanbul. In the 16th century, the church was converted into a mosque by the Ottomon rulers, and it became a secularised museum in 1948. The interior of the building is covered with fine mosaics and frescoes. « less
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#9 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Ancient Ruins

The Basilica Cistern (Turkish: Yerebatan Sarayı - "Sunken Palace", or Yerebatan Sarnıcı - "Sunken Cistern") is located in opposite of Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque). it's a... more »

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#10 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Bodies of Water
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#11 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
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Category: Religious Sites

Just amazing! Travellers call it "Blue Mosque" but Turks call it ''SultanAhmet Mosque". If it is in your itinerary both ways, it is NOT two places, but the same place. Built... more »

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#12 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Museums
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#13 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Museums; Historic Sites
This three-towered fortress was built in 1452 on the Bosphorus to protect the narrow waterway from advancing ships.
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#14 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Historic Sites
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#15 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
Owner description: This mosque stands outside the city walls at the location where Hz Eyyubu El-Ensari, a noted Islamic individual, died in the... more » Owner description: This mosque stands outside the city walls at the location where Hz Eyyubu El-Ensari, a noted Islamic individual, died in the assault on Constantinople in 670 AD. « less
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#16 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
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 Ottoman Relics Tour by Tourqo.com (SAC2) Half Day Afternoon Tour (Walking Tour) Topkapı Palace was the main residence of the sultan and his court.It was initially the seat of... more »

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#17 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Museums
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#18 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Parks
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#19 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: History Museums
Owner description: Besides its importance as the first Turkish museum, it remains one of the world's largest museums with over one million... more » Owner description: Besides its importance as the first Turkish museum, it remains one of the world's largest museums with over one million works. Opened to the public in 1891, it houses a collection of Greek, Roman and Byzantine artifacts. « less
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#20 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
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#21 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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#22 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Parks
Owner description: Minaturk is just what it sounds like: a mini version of treasures found in Turkey. The park contains 105 models done in... more » Owner description: Minaturk is just what it sounds like: a mini version of treasures found in Turkey. The park contains 105 models done in 1/25th scale, about half of them from Istanbul and the rest from Anatolia and the Ottoman territories outside of Turkey. « less
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#23 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Temporary and permanent exhibition halls, photography gallery, cinema hall, video art area and new media art area make up the... more » Owner description: Temporary and permanent exhibition halls, photography gallery, cinema hall, video art area and new media art area make up the platform that presents diverse forms of art that can be experienced at Istanbul Modern in addition to an arts library, a shop that combines design with art and its cafe and restaurant that offers its visitors a fantastic view of Istanbul. « less
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#24 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Parks

Emirgan Park is a lovely place to spend some time in greenery away from the city.  It overlooks the Bosphorus in the suburb of Emirgan. The park, one of the largest in Istanbul... more »

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#25 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: This mosque was positioned on a hill overlooking the harbor at Eminonu. Today, the local pigeons make their home in its... more » Owner description: This mosque was positioned on a hill overlooking the harbor at Eminonu. Today, the local pigeons make their home in its graceful domes and arches. « less
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#26 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: According to Turkish legend, a princess was locked in this tower to protect her from being bitten by a snake. Over the years... more » Owner description: According to Turkish legend, a princess was locked in this tower to protect her from being bitten by a snake. Over the years the tower has been used as a customs station, lighthouse and a residence for retired naval officers. « less
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#27 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Owner description: TURKEY'S FIRST AND ONLY LIVE ROOM ESCAPE GAME The door slowly closes behind you. You are suddenly enclosed within a room... more » Owner description: TURKEY'S FIRST AND ONLY LIVE ROOM ESCAPE GAME The door slowly closes behind you. You are suddenly enclosed within a room containing numerous locked doors. All you need to do is find the clues, combine and use them to help you solve the final puzzle - the key to escape.Using real objects to solve puzzles and open doors, you will truly feel like you're the lead character of a movie, book or a game. Reservation is needed. Please come at the time of reservation as there is no waiting area. Payment is accepted after the game and cash only. « less
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#28 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Named for the Ottoman conqueror of Istanbul, this mosque was part of a large religious complex atop one of the city's many... more » Owner description: Named for the Ottoman conqueror of Istanbul, this mosque was part of a large religious complex atop one of the city's many hills. Among the other original buildings in the complex were a school, library and hospital. « less
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#29 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Owner description: My name is Gökhan. I have been trained as a tour guide at Ege university in İzmir. After getting my licence in 2010, I have... more » Owner description: My name is Gökhan. I have been trained as a tour guide at Ege university in İzmir. After getting my licence in 2010, I have been living and guiding in İstanbul.Also I’have running anatolian trips which is 15 days including the higligths of turkey such as Ephesus and Cappadocia. « less
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#30 of 642 attractions in Istanbul
Category: Museums
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