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Istanbul Tourism: Best of Istanbul
Over the centuries, many cultures have added their mark to this prized piece of land. Today, you can experience those influences firsthand by exploring Istanbul’s mahalles (neighborhoods). From the holy sites of Sultanahmet and the 19th-century European elegance of Beyoğlu to the high fashion of Nişantaşı, the vibrant café society of Kadıköy and the football-loving streets of Beşiktaş, it’s easy to see why travelers say that Istanbul isn’t just one city, but many cities within one.
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By oneistanbulIstanbul 4 Kids of All Ages
Turkish people are known for their kindness towards kids and fondness for time spent with family. Naturally, Istanbul offers a huge variety of sights and sounds that appeal to a kid’s imagination, from the airy Bosphorus cruise, to treasure hunting in Grand Bazaar for souvenirs, or amazing parks around the city. The last decade has seen the opening of even more kid-friendly venues, from giant theme parks with aquatic features or Ottoman role-playing to aquariums full of rare, exotic species, and international spectacles, which landed in Istanbul a couple of years ago. So, take your pick from this shortlist of family-dedicated places to organize a fun day out for the next time you would be ready to celebrate life “al fresco” with your whole gang!
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- By oneistanbulMUSEUM OF ILLUSIONS Are you ready for an adventure? Enter the fascinating world of illusions, an interactive fun space that offers an exceptional visual and educational experience. A unique project located in more than 15 countries, now in Istanbul. Visit the brand new Museum of Illusions Istanbul because nothing is as it seems, especially here.
- ByPassion Passport6 Day Trips to Take From InstanbulLocated in the midst of converging continents, Istanbul is a gateway into multiple cultures. But what about the neighboring cities, coastlines, and sites of ruins? With so many points of interest nearby, you’ll want to look into a day trip or two during your stay here, though choosing which world to explore first may be difficult. Read on to make that decision easier! passionpassport.com/istanbul-day-trip-guide/9 items
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