Istanbul is one of the most beautiful and largest cities in Turkey in terms of population density and the importance and in terms of cultural influence and the economic role of the country as well, Tourism in Istanbul is the best choice for someone when traveling to Turkey no matter when. of course, it is classified among the most attractive tourist cities in the world.

The city, which had many names during its long history, lived through many influential events that left a clear imprint on its streets and monumental buildings joining the UNESCO list of heritage sites. Not to mention its middle location between the European and Asian continents, and its bold view of the Bosphorus strait, which added more charm to a number of its monuments, amusement parks, and popular and trendy markets as well.

Together, these factors have contributed to making Istanbul the main tourist destination that visitors go to at the beginning of a tourism trip in Turkey.

Therefore, we present to you during this article a brief introductory journey through which we get acquainted with the most important tourist attractions in Istanbul, including all the aspects of beauty and the scent of the history.

However, before we start we may recommend some of our tours in Istanbul city.

The 14 most important museums and archeological sites in Istanbul

1. Hagia Sophia Museum

Hagia Sophia Museum

One of the most famous landmarks in Turkey that everyone is keen to visit during tourism in Istanbul which the most beautiful, popular, and attractive museum in Turkey. The museum is distinguished by its architectural design and the colors distinguished from the outside that tends to pale red, its murals and mosaic panels that decorate its ceilings and tiles, along with its ancient history dating back to the 16th century during which the building witnessed several fundamental transformations from a Greek church to a mosque after the Ottoman conquest and then a great museum in the middle The thirties. Despite the Muslim majority in Turkey, and despite the dramatic transformations that it has witnessed throughout its history, the museum is still known for its antiques and Christian antiquities, making the visit of Hagia Sophia when traveling to Istanbul is an in-depth look into the ancient and transformed history of the city.

Entrance tickets to the Hagia Sophia Museum: $5.

Most likely time to visit the Hagia Sophia Museum: two hours

2. Topkapı Palace

Topkapı Palace

One of the best landmarks to visit for your tourism in Istanbul trip in order to explore how life affairs and governance were managed in the shadow of the Ottoman Caliphate in Turkey for 4 centuries, the great museum displays its events and details.

The palace was primarily the residence of the Ottoman Sultans and princes, and also the residence of ambassadors and guests of the Ottoman Empire from foreign countries.

The palace, which has been placed on the UNESCO list of world heritage sites since the mid-1980s, is characterized by its luxurious wings and arches decorated with gold and gold vaults and jewelry.

If you are eager to learn a lot about the history of the Ottoman Empire, you should place Topkapi Palace on your list of priorities when tourism in Istanbul.

Entrance tickets to Topkapi Palace: $25.
Most likely time to visit Topkapi Palace: two hours.

3. Galata Tower

Galata Tower

The Galata Tower is an ancient historical tower that is said to have been built in 507 AD and was called the Tower of Christ, then the tower was subjected to a strong earthquake that greatly affected it, then it was restored and built in the Romanesque style in the 14th century, and at this time it was the tallest building in Istanbul.

This tower was used in many ways, as Sultan Suleiman, I used it as a prison for the convicts, and at another time it was used as a watchtower. The Galata Tower consists of 9 floors with two elevators to transport visitors between them.

The tower is one of the best entertainment tourism places in Istanbul, with its restaurant and coffee shop at a high level of sophistication and luxury, as they provide a charming view of the famous Bosphorus Strait, in addition to an observatory deck and observatory that provides a complete view of the most famous and beautiful tourist places in Istanbul where you can take great photos not Forget.

Ticket prices for the Galata Tower: $5.
Most likely time to visit Galata Tower: an hour.

4. Basilica Cistern

Basilica Cistern

How can you organize a trip for tourism in Istanbul without visiting the most famous Byzantine church in the city?

Perhaps the acquisition of this great fame did not come from a vacuum, as the church, which dates back to the era of the ancient city of Constantinople, still maintains a lot of its form until this moment.

When visiting the basilica cistern, which was founded in the sixth century during the reign of the Byzantine Emperor Justinian the first in the style of the famous Parisian tombs, you can see the head of Medusa with its sophisticated and famous inscriptions, and take the most wonderful pictures of the giant columns reflected on the surface of the floors made of very soft tiles in a way that captures the minds and eyes.

The basilica cistern is very close to Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque, where you can visit the three landmarks during tourism in Istanbul on the same day.

Tickets for entry to the Basilica tank: $2 TL.
The most likely time to visit the Basilica Tank: an hour.

5. Dolmabahçe Palace

Dolmabahce Palace

Among the tourist attractions in Istanbul that attract the attention of visitors in its clear and elegant European style that appears on the palace's view from the outside and its interior designs as well, in addition to that, it is the central location on the Bosphorus.

In the old times and after 4 centuries of Ottoman rule from the heart of Topkapi Palace, Sultan Abdul Majid I decided to convert the seat of the court to Dolmabahçe Palace, but now the palace has become a landmark and a popular tourist attraction tops the list of tours for many when traveling for tourism in Istanbul.

Dolmabahçe Palace combines joy between the form of Ottoman and Baroque architecture and the German Rococo style and several other models, which made the shape of the palace very distinctive and almost unlike the shape of any palace I saw, either from the outside or from the inside.

The palace is also distinguished for its chandeliers and staircase made of crystal that all tourists emulate, and there is also a complete pavilion filled with crystal artifacts.

Entrance tickets to Dolmabahce Palace: $5.
The most likely time to visit Dolmabahce Palace: 2 hours.

6. İstanbul Archaeology Museums

One of the most important tourist museums in Istanbul, through which you can learn about the history of the city and ancient country. Istanbul's ancient museums include three museums:

- Archaeological Museum: It was built on the orders of the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Aziz I, as a result of his visit to the archaeological museums in Paris, London, and Austria.
- The Old Mashreq Museum: It was at first a school of fine arts, but it was recognized as a museum in 1935.
- Museum of Islamic Art (brick booth): The brick booth is considered one of the oldest buildings that show the Ottoman civil architecture and was part of Topkapi Palace until it was attached to and after to the Istanbul Archaeological Museums.
Istanbul Archeology Museums were established in the 19th century, and the museums contain about one million artifacts that narrate almost the history of all ages and civilizations of the world, in addition to including royal coffins, a monument dating back to the first century AD, engraved coins dating back to the era of the Islamic Caliphate in Turkey, and pieces Many other antiques.

Tickets for entry into Istanbul's ancient museums: $3.
The most likely time to visit Istanbul Archeology Museums: two hours.

7. Rumelihisarı

One of the most important tourist spots in Istanbul, first and right to visit during your stay in the city and during the tour of beautiful Turkey, thanks to its ancient history dating back to the 16th century, and its tight design as a strong defensive fortress to protect the country's strategic city from attacks by enemies.

When you visit Rumeli Castle during your sightseeing tours in Istanbul, you will enjoy watching and photographing the three main castle towers, as well as its thick, solid walls and thirteen watchtowers.

In addition to the historic dimension of the visit, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the most important and famous landmarks of Istanbul and the Bosphorus Strait and take the most amazing photos if you are a photographer and documenting moments.

Entrance tickets to Rumeli Castle: $4.
Most likely time to visit Rumley Castle: an hour.

8. Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum

Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum

The Turkish and Islamic Art Museum is one of the most important tourist spots in Istanbul, thanks to its distinguished location in the Ibrahim Pasha Palace, the Grand Minister of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent (the second to carry the title of “Commander of the Faithful” from the Othman), and where the museum is also located in a very special place in front of the Blue Mosque and on the Steps from Hagia Sophia Museum.

The museum was built in the 16th century, and it contains very valuable holdings, the most important of which is the Archeology of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), which contains the trace of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) on a stone, part of his beard, as well as some very old versions of the Qur'an.

In the other rooms of the museum are Turkish, Iranian, and Caucasian handmade carpets that have been in the making for centuries. You can also visit wood carvings, passage through ceramics, and Arabic manuscripts that were masterfully drawn between the nineteenth and nineteenth centuries.

You can also buy an Istanbul Museum card, which will enable you to skip the long line when you visit the Hagia Sophia Museum.

Entrance tickets to the Turkish and Islamic Art Museum: $7.
The most likely time to visit Turkish and Islamic Art Museum: two hours.

9. Yoros Castle

Yoros Castle

One of the most important historical and historical monuments of Istanbul that have had an influential role in making the Turkish military and military history for many centuries.

The castle, whose construction ranges between the Roman and Byzantine eras, had a vital role in protecting the city from attacks by enemies thanks to its central location between the Black Sea and the Bosphorus in Istanbul, Asia, with the towering height of its watchtowers ranging from 60 to 130 meters, and its vast area of ​​500 About m.

Although most of the castle's towers, walls, and even the mosque have become ruins, it is an archaeological site that contains a lot on its sleeve to tell every tourist.

Now that you have finished your visit to the castle, you are on a date with the Beykoz coast and its clean, clean beach in front of the castle.

Most likely time to visit Urus Castle: 1 hour.

10. Art Museum Istanbul Modern

Art Museum Istanbul Modern

Istanbul Museum of Modern Art or “Istanbul Modern” was opened in 2004 as the first museum of modern and contemporary art in Turkey entirely, and the museum is considered one of the best tourist attractions in Istanbul, especially for plastic arts amateurs of various kinds.

There are several halls in the museum, some of which are dedicated to displaying a variety of exhibits permanently, and others that are changed periodically to show the great diversity that exists from the best paintings and artworks of the most famous Turkish and international painters and sculptors as well, as well as a place for displaying sculptures.

The museum also offers visitors and researchers a library with books and references on modern and contemporary art, in addition to the museum contains a cinema and a cafe for your favorite drink, and a store that offers many suitable souvenirs, whether for adults or children.

Entrance tickets to Istanbul Museum of Modern Art: $5.
The most likely time to visit Istanbul Museum of Modern Art: two hours.


11.  Chora Church

Chora Church

Among the ancient and ancient monuments of Istanbul, which are distinguished by being a mixture of Byzantine and Greek art and architecture alike, as shown in its murals, ceilings, and walls inlaid with mosaics.

Although the exact date of construction of the Chora Church is not known, it is considered one of the oldest churches to be visited by tourists in Istanbul, where the era of Chora Church is said to date back to the early fourth century. This has been built and restored several times since then in order for the church to preserve the shape it currently has.

The Chora Church was transformed into a mosque in the early 16th century after the Ottoman conquest of the country, and then into a museum at the end of the 1940s, to be called the Chora Museum, and thus combines Christian and Islamic art and culture, and testifies to the size of historical and cultural transformations and fluctuations that Istanbul has experienced throughout its history. Now it is one of the places you have to consider for your next travel to visit Istanbul.

Entrance tickets to Chora Church: $4.
Most likely time to visit Chora Church: half an hour.

12.  Chocolate Museum

Chocolate Museum

Have you ever imagined seeing the most famous tourist attractions in Istanbul made of chocolate in front of you?

Perhaps difficult to imagine, but what if I see with your eyes ?!

All this and more can be seen in the Pelit Chocolate Factory and Museum, which is one of the most famous and most popular and attractive museums in Istanbul among the tourists coming from different countries despite its recent era and its location.

The museum, which is located in Esenyurt, Istanbul, founded in 2013, has taken a different path to enjoy away from other entertainment places in Istanbul by making models of Istanbul's most famous landmarks of melted chocolate at an average of 3 tons of them, in addition to establishing a workshop that gives an opportunity for gifted children to show Their talents are by making similar figures.

Do not miss the museum, classified as one of the best places in Istanbul for families.

Entrance tickets to the Istanbul Chocolate Museum: $10.
Weighted time to visit Istanbul Chocolate Museum: two hours.

13. Beylerbeyi Palace

Beylerbeyi Palace

One of the most beautiful Ottoman palaces that adorn the Asian side of Turkey or what we call Asian Istanbul.

Although the palace does not top many lists of visits during tourism trips in Istanbul compared to other Ottoman palaces scattered throughout the city, this does not prevent it from having a sophisticated architectural style, luxurious design, and interiors, in addition to a wide and wonderful garden worth visiting, so It is a recommended place to visit when traveling to Istanbul.

Entrance tickets to Pilar Bey Palace: 4$.
The most likely time to visit Pilar Pais Palace: an hour.

14. Maiden’s Tower

Maiden Tower

One of the most popular and popular places to visit considering tourism in Istanbul among the city's visitors from all over the countries and countries, it can even be said that it is one of the best places in Istanbul for families thanks to its unique design in the heart of the Bosphorus water on one side and its wonderful view, especially at night, and the tales and legends around it on the other hand.

If you are a family, you will be very happy with a cruise by boat or ferry in the heart of the Bosphorus strait to reach the tall building of the tower, followed by a tour inside the tower with a local guide that tells you the various myths about its walls in this body and this place, so do not miss his visit.

The most likely time to visit Virgo: 1.5 hours.
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Tourism in Istanbul in terms of Mosques

1. Sultan Ahmed Mosque

Sultan Ahmed Mosque

It is the largest mosque built in the Ottoman style since the early 17th century, and it is the most famous tourist attraction in Istanbul as well, though it is well-known among the locals and perhaps tourists also as the "Blue Mosque" due to its soft blue tiles covering its vast areas reaching tens of thousands of Meters.

The mosque is also famous for its multiple layers of domes and the multiplicity of its minarets, which number up to 6 tall minarets.

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is distinguished by being just meters away from the Hagia Sophia Museum and from the most important tourist attractions in other Istanbul, so your visit to it will be in the process of visiting many of the most beautiful landmarks of Istanbul.

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is open to worshipers, and it is often crowded during prayers. Therefore, if you plan to go to him just for the visit, it is preferable to choose dates that are far from the prayer times, so it is better to go to him in the period before the noon prayer a few hours.

The most likely time to visit Sultan Ahmed Mosque: two hours.

2. Süleymaniye Mosque

Suleymaniye Mosque

The Sulaymaniyah Mosque is one of the most famous and largest archaeological mosques in Istanbul that were built in the 16th century, and which a tourist cannot miss during the tour of Turkey and his visit to the charming tourist city of Istanbul.

The mosque is distinguished by its magnificent and unique architectural style. The mosque was designed by Sinan architecture, "the most famous Ottoman architect", and he also contributed to the expansion of the Grand Mosque in the 16th century.

The Sulaymaniyah Mosque combines Byzantine and Islamic art and is also influenced by the ancient Ottoman style, which appears in long minarets, huge domes, squares, and spacious utility rooms that attract the attention of tourists of different religions and doctrines to visit the place during tourism tours in Istanbul.

The most likely time to visit Sulaymaniyah Mosque: two hours.

3. Eyüp Sultan Mosque

Eyup Sultan Mosque

It is one of the most important archaeological mosques in Istanbul and its religious sites that thousands of Muslims from all over the world visit during the tourism trip in Istanbul to the extent that some describe the mosque as the fourth most important mosque in the world due to its high sanctity.

The most important religious shrine of the city in the city, which is outside its walls, is just a few steps away from the tomb of the companion Abu Ayyub al-Ansari, which fell during the Arab conquest of Constantinople in the seventh century AD.

The history of the construction of the mosque and the original burial of the companions of Galilee dates back to the reign of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II, but this building was destroyed by an earthquake in 1766, and accordingly, the building of the mosque that you will see during your tour when traveling to Istanbul is tantamount to the reconstruction or revival that Sultan Selim III made in the year 1800.

The most likely time to visit Ayoub Sultan Mosque: an hour.

4. Ortaköy Mosque

ortakoy mosque

One of the most beautiful, luxurious, and elegant mosques in Istanbul, dating back to the nineteenth century, which was built during the reign of the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Majeed, characterized by its charming views of the Bosphorus and its two tall towering minarets with arched walls decorated with attractive Baroque inscriptions.

Then you can stroll around the woods and alleys of the small Ortakoy neighborhood, one of the tourist districts of Istanbul that is famous for its ancient history of the 18th century, with its busy shops and kiosks during the day, and loud bars and restaurants at night that usually attract young and wealthy people of the city.

Thanks to its location, it is one of the places you must visit when you are here for tourism in Istanbul not matter when.

What makes Ortakoy its archaeological sites and bustling nightlife one of the most important areas that you have to put on your list of visits during tourism tours in Istanbul.

The most likely time to visit Ortakoy Mosque is an hour.

5. Rüstem Pasha Mosque

Rustem Pasha Mosque

Rüstem Pasha Mosque is considered one of the most beautiful archaeological mosques of Istanbul that were designed in the 16th century by “Mimar Sinan” called “Architect of the Ottoman Empire” who built many important buildings in the Ottoman period as well.

Despite the fame of Rüstem Pasha Mosque, compared to that of the Blue Mosque, its colors that vary between blue, white, and red make it a magical place.

Rüstem Pasha Mosque is distinguished by its blue Aztec tiles and colored tiles adorning the mosque's floors and exterior patio.

If you have just visited the Spice Market, "the Egyptian Market", you may have luck visiting the Rüstem Pasha Mosque, which is located close to it.

Most likely time to visit Rüstem Pasha Mosque: an hour.

6. Istanbul New Mosque

Istanbul New Mosque

The mosque of the mother of the sultan, or also called the Turkish language “Yeni Camii”, which means the new mosque. The mosque is considered one of the oldest tourist and archeological mosques in Istanbul, dating back to the 17th century, and specifically from 1615-1663.

The mosque derives its fame mainly from its dominant position on the waterfront of the Galata Bridge in the Fatih area, located at the entrance to the Egyptian market or the spice market in Istanbul.

The new mosque is distinguished by its magnificent architecture and stunning interior which combined delicately tiled floors and mastery with the free use of gold plating.

The most likely time to visit the New Mosque: an hour.


Most Attractive Istanbul Gardens

1. Miniatürk Garden

miniaturk istanbul

It is one of the most important tourist attractions in Istanbul at a rate of up to 800 thousand tourists annually, not only because it is a park that enjoys vast areas of greenery as is the case in most and most famous gardens of Istanbul, but because it also serves as an open museum and a comprehensive and integrated guide that reviews the most important tourist places in Istanbul, And also the landmarks of Turkey and the world-famous by means of plastic and wooden figures made with precision, professionalism, and mastery.

Among the most famous landmarks embodied in the garden and museum, which dates back to the year 2003, with an area of ​​approximately 60 thousand square meters in the downtown area on the banks of the Bosphorus: the ancient city of Ephesus, the Temple of Artemis, the Mausoleum of Mossoulos, the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock Mosque in Palestine, among others.

Entrance tickets to Miniatürk park: $5.
The most likely time to visit Miniatürk is two hours.


2. Vialand

vialand istanbul

It is the most famous game city in Istanbul, and one of the best places in Istanbul for families from adults to children with its attractive activities such as 100 football fields, electronic games of varying strength and difficulty suitable for different ages, special areas for holding festivals and different events, an open street of 250 Shop and boutique is one of the best shopping points in Istanbul

In addition to a sophisticated hotel at the entrance to the park, which makes it one of the largest and most beautiful entertainment places for tours in Istanbul and the most complete and the largest theme park in Istanbul's famous Golden Horn.

Tickets for entry into Vialand Park: $25.
The likely time to visit Vialand Park is two and a half hours.

3. Istanbul Aquarium

Istanbul Aquarium

One of the best places for tourism in Istanbul for families and children to include on your visit list when deciding to travel to Istanbul.

The place is one of the largest fish ponds in the world that hosts a different and diverse group of fish and aquatic creatures drawn from different parts of the world and classified into smaller ponds according to the place that it was attracted from.

Inevitably, it will be a fun and unique tour for you and your children during the tourism trip in Istanbul.

Tickets for entry to Istanbul Aquarium: $20.
Most likely time to visit Istanbul Aquarium: two hours.

4. Gülhane Park

Gulhane Park

Istanbul's oldest and most attractive gardens for tourists from everywhere in the world, thanks to its ancient history dating back to the era of the Ottoman Caliphate, and its forms of entertainment that made it one of the most beautiful places in Istanbul for recreation and recreation, where the vast green spaces, swimming pools, and sports fields.

In addition, the park enjoys a vital location close to the most famous tourist attractions in Istanbul such as Topkapi Palace, Mosque and Historic Sultanahmet District, and other central Istanbul landmarks.

Most likely time to visit Gülhane Park: an hour.

5.  Emirgan Park

Emirgan Park

One of the largest and most beautiful parks in Istanbul, because of its charming view of the Bosphorus, on the one hand, and a picturesque nature reflected by its plants and flowers that extend over an area of ​​117 hectares with some cute wild animals.

The garden is also home to tulip flowers to the extent of holding a special festival bearing its name throughout the month of April of each year, where the garden is then displayed in a tulip dress of a variety of colors.

In addition to Emirgan's vegan belt and livestock, you can also consider it one of the best entertainment spots in tourism in Istanbul for children and youth with its sporting fields, walking, and jogging tracks.

Entrance tickets to Emirgan Park: $2.
The most likely time to visit Emirgan Park: 2 hours.

6. Belgrad Forest

Belgrad Forest

Belgrad Forest is one of the best places in Istanbul to be able to relax, get enough calm and relaxation in the arms of the picturesque virgin nature away from the hustle and bustle of the city that tops the list of tourism sites in Turkey.

Belgrad Forest or Park is 15 km from Istanbul and is one of the tourist areas in Istanbul, easily accessible by bus from Taksim Square.

The Belgrad Forest is distinguished by its vast area of ​​5,000 acres, which includes about two thousand species of different local and foreign plant species, some of them rare, along with a miniature wildlife zoo, fountains, and a lake around which a 6 km walking and hiking path wraps.

Most likely time to visit the Belgrad Forest: two hours.


The most important markets and malls in Istanbul

1. Grand Bazaar

Grand Bazaar

One of the largest, oldest, and most popular markets in Istanbul and the world, and the most crowded all the time with shoppers from foreign tourists to locals.

The market, located in the historical Fatih neighborhood, near the Blue Mosque and the Basilica cistern, is characterized by its covered 5,000 stores that specialize in selling famous Turkish textiles such as clothing, wool, and hand-made carpets.

The Market Square also includes a series of popular restaurants and cafes and two traditional hammams from the best massage places in Istanbul where you can enjoy a session that helps you relax and relax as much as you want.

Weighted time to visit Grand Bazaar: two hours.

2. Spice Bazaar

Spice Bazaar

One of the most famous and crowded markets of Istanbul is the tourist groups that come to market various high-quality food products, including spices, herbs, nuts, and dried fruits.

The Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Market) is one of the largest popular markets in Istanbul since the era of the Ottoman caliphate, which it founded on the basis of tax funds that were then imposed on Egyptian goods sold in this market, and from here the Turkish spice market in Istanbul was known as the Egyptian market.

If you're not a fan of crowds and noises, avoid prime time in the market from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The most likely time to visit the Egyptian market in Istanbul: an hour and a half.

3.  Mall of Istanbul

If you are looking for my ideal place to shop in Istanbul and enjoy an unparalleled entertainment atmosphere, here are Istanbul's largest malls and one of the most famous and best entertainment places in Istanbul as well, where you can wander with your family and children among about 350 stores selling the most famous international brands.

You can entertain yourself in a Moi park or an ice skating rink, attend an exciting movie or theater show in about 16 equipped theaters and the largest Turkish cinema, and if you are looking for an upscale residence nearby the mall is already connected to four apartment towers and a huge hotel.

Istanbul Mall is located in ikitelli district, 23 km west of Istanbul, on an area of ​​156 thousand meters, of which 37,500 meters are entertainment facilities.

Weighted time to visit Istanbul Mall: two and a half hours


The most important streets and squares of Istanbul

1. Taqsim Square

Taqsim Square

Taksim Square is one of the most famous places for tourism in Istanbul, and the most popular and crowded all the time, whether by the local population or foreign tourists and why not if the square is the main square that connects Istanbul with other Turkish cities through a sophisticated and sophisticated network of transportation?

Not to mention it contains a group of the best entertainment places in Istanbul such as high-end restaurants and bars, luxury international hotels, modern shopping centers as well as the most popular markets in Istanbul spread in the streets branching from the main square where you can make a good deal if you are good at bargaining, in one of the cheapest shopping places in Istanbul.

Perhaps one of the most famous landmarks in the square is the memorial to the founding of the Turkish Republic dating back to 1923.

2. İstiklal Avenue

İstiklal Avenue

It is one of the most famous and busiest shopping streets in Istanbul. On Istiklal Street, you can find everything you could need from high-quality foodstuffs in the Beyoğlu Balik open market to the best and most diverse brands of local and international goods and merchandise in other side street turns, some of which carry a 19th-century historical antique.

If you are tired of wandering, you can simply move between the sides of the street that runs from Taksim Square to the tunnel via the historical red tram that Istanbul is famous for, where you can also take some memorial photos of your trip during your journey for tourism in Istanbul.

3. Hippodrome of Constantinople

Hippodrome of Constantinople

Hippodrome is one of the best tourist spots in Istanbul that can clearly tell you pages from the ancient history of the city, before and after the Ottoman conquest.

The Byzantine square, which continued to be built for more than a century (203 - 330 AD), served as a center for entertaining the people at this time, through horse and car races, fireworks, and even wrestling and epic games.

This is in addition to a garden located to the west of the antique square and includes a group of archaeological collections such as the carved fountain that was given by the German Emperor to the Ottoman Sultan in 1898 AD, entertaining one of them is an Egyptian identity, a Serpent column polarized from Constantinople.


Tourism in Istanbul - Other Landmarks

1. Bosphorus Bridge

Bosphorus Bridge

One of the most famous landmarks of Turkey and one of the most important destinations attracting to tourism in Istanbul, that bridge, which is no longer devoid of a Turkish series as one of its scenes, with its colorful and charming night lights that add more splendor to the clear blue waters of the Bosphorus.

The Bosphorus Bridge occupies the 21st place among the longest suspension bridges in the world with a length of 1561 m, and the first in the link between the continents of Europe and Asia, where the Istanbul Asian Bridge connects to the Bellerby region of Istanbul, the European in the Ortakoy region.

Although the bridge is closed to a pedestrian crossing, you may be fortunate and have this opportunity if you visited Istanbul during the month of October, where the bridge will witness the Istanbul Eurasia Marathon between the two continents.

2. Çemberlitaş Hamamı

If you want to enjoy a traditional Turkish bath that breathes and relaxes you and your body, then you are the oldest popular bath in Turkey, where you can get treatment and beauty sessions in one of the best and most famous massage places in Istanbul, a Çemberlitaş Bath.

The construction of the bathroom dates back to the end of the 19th century when the famous Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan founded it in a way that still amazes his successors in the field of architecture so far. Enjoy a warmer bath.

The most likely time to visit Çemberlitaş Bath: two and a half hours.
In conclusion, dear reader, we have presented with you a variety of the best landmarks of Istanbul a visitor can not take a tourist trip without visiting almost half of these attractions, we hope that our diverse tourist meal today has met you and we wish you a pleasant trip when traveling for tourism in Istanbul and may we meet on other trips.

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