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What to do in 3 days

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What to do in 3 days


Will be in Istanbul for 3 days before starting a tour........want to see as much as possible.....am a little bit daunted as there seems to be a million things to do......

Am staying in Sirceki.....so here goes......any suggestions most welcome...

Day 1----Hippodrome/Blue Mosque and Aya Sophya........plus some time in the Grand Bazaar

Day 2-- Basillica Cistern and topkapi Palace and is it worth going over to the Asian Side??? and are taxi's the best way to get there....

Day 3 --- Bosphorous cruise-- and back to the Grand bazaar..

also how long should the cruise take and costts....

any advice....????

Is this itinerary doable???


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1. Re: What to do in 3 days

easily doable. the cistern can be done on the first day as well or not. The time in the bazaars will depend on your focus there. You can spend all day in a shop if there is something you want or leave in 15 minutes if you are expecting the wrong thing.

Not sure about the time of the cruise length. Others will know more.

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2. Re: What to do in 3 days

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