City Guide Istanbul, Turkey

Visiting Istanbul

The only city in the world built on two continents, Istanbul is a unique link between east and west, the perfect guarantee that your visit will be a memorable one.

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Istanbul City Reviews

  • 100%


    Istanbul is a MUST

    It is my second time in Istanbul and it is by far my favourite city. Besides the well known wonders of Sultan Ahmet distric: Aghia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, Grand Bazard, Topkapi Palace.... you can also enjoy a great night life, terrace with amazing views and the nature. Food is so cheap, you can eat for 3 euros, and at a fancy place is almost impossible to pay more than 15 euros. It's a fantastic place for doing some shoppings. Alcohol might seem expensive but cheaper than many other countries.

    Insider Tip:I recomend you to take the bosphorus tour that arrives to Yoros casttle, just at the entrance of the Black Sea. Ortaköy is also a must. The pub vivaldi is so good, 2 floors, diferent kinds of music and beer and shoot of Tekila 3 euros!

  • 90%


    Love it!

    LOVED Istanbul! It was one of the cities where you get this feeling that you could simply live there for months. I definitely have to go back, and also going to other cities in Turkey! The food is amazing, sightseeing is never tiring. I really loved the atmosphere. People there are very nice! Wait for me, sweet Istanbul!

    Insider Tip:Take the ferry to the Asian side!

  • 90%


    a great city to discover

    The weather was still warm. I couldnt believe it. So we could enjoy our time so well. I like their foods. Especially Manti.

    Insider Tip:Call hostel before you take a cab

  • 90%


    Istanbul is fabulous!

    Istanbul has so much to offer as a city. From the history and culture from the major attractions to the beautiful Bosphorus that allows you to be right by the water. The Spice and Grand Bazaar are also a great change of pace and allows you experience what the everyday hustle and bustle that is Istanbul!

  • 90%


    Istanbul, the Colorful "Bridge" between Europe and Asia

    A city of 14 million people, that shows it's great diversity in culture, religion, art, lifestyle and... food. Istanbul is a city that can fulfill the expectations of every traveler. Historical monuments of great significance, beautiful urban landscapes, interesting architecture (traditional and contemporary), many different ways to relax and have fun (from a traditional "hamam" to some of the hippest nightclubs of Europe), and of course the delicious and spicy Turkish cuisine.

    Insider Tip:When drinking Turkish tea, keep your spoon in the glass if you want more, or leave it beside it if you are done!

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