Historic Areas of Istanbul
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Neighbourhood: Sirkeci
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3 contributions
Oct 2022
We had taken 1 day Guided trip wherein we were taken to Hippodrome, Haghia Spohia, Blue Mosque, Top Kapi Palace and some Alternate Bazar to Grand Bazar (as it was closed on Sunday). All places were good and enjoyable, However the guide gave us limited time to move around so we revisited the places on our own again post our extended stay at Turkey

Haghia Sophia had long long que on Sunday but on our revisit on Monday it was shorter que and we could revisit in time, you should be in que by 3 pm to be in time before they close by 4 or 5 pm. TopKapi has been places of visit and need to provide enough time to see all places
Written 12 November 2022
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PAULSMITH
West Yellowstone, MT7 contributions
Jan 2022
we love museum this is the best historic areas of ITANBUL
we went with my wife and mt father
the only god only can give you the vision 2022
Written 18 August 2022
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Yusuf
Cape Town Central, South Africa1 contribution
Jun 2022 • Couples
Very interesting and full of history and rich in culture. Awesome. Planning another trip very soon. A must
Written 6 August 2022
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s s
45 contributions
Aug 2021
Feels like Europe and the Middle east all in one place ! Soooooo clean, sooo beautiful, felt sooooo safe !
Easy city to walk in one you chose an area. I walked up and down Beyoglu, walked from SteSophie to the church in Chora; admitedly a very long walk but more than worth it !
Written 25 July 2022
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Olga L
Kansas City, MO20 contributions
May 2022 • Friends
Great area to live around, you are a walkway from many museums, from tram 1 line, small groceries and of course restaurants. Although I would advise to walk 10-15 min away from the square and prices in restaurants will be more reasonable.
It is quiet at night and active during the day. There is a nice bazaar right next to it.
Written 14 June 2022
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Dharmishtha
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India2 contributions
Jun 2022 • Family
BE Aware of Scamster in Turkey. This guy named Mohammad contacted me through Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/turkey.istanbul.Trips.Toursim.Services/

He told me will take you from airport to bus stop and will charge exact same price as the bus station provide, however when we reached Istanbul he charged us double of everything. For 8$ bus, he charged us 15$. For airport transfer he charged 35$, like this everything is doubled. When we refuse to continue his services, he demanded 150$ for just dropping us to bus station. We took help from police and settled the matter in 50$. Now he is messaging us asking to pay another 70$ else he will file legal case against us. This is sheer mental harrasment.

He is saying will put travel ban on us. Please be aware of such fraudsters. His name is Mohammad, his number is 00905528269382
Written 10 June 2022
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Aviral K
Colorado2 contributions
May 2022
The old town is amazing. I recommand you to have a tour guide because istnabul is lots of history everywhere. I enjoyed the city at max with my guide
Written 12 May 2022
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Dave C
Shaftesbury, UK54 contributions
Apr 2022
So many wonderful places to visit... many are free !!! Wonderful buildings... interesting history... beautiful architecture. Most places within walking distance.
Written 6 May 2022
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Soheil
Urmia, Iran8 contributions
Jan 2022 • Friends
Simply, you wont get tired of walking around this part of city. Use all types of transportation specially the Tram and if you wanna do shoppong in Grand bazaar, dont forget to ask for biiiiig discounts!
Written 7 April 2022
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Paulo Coimbra
Belo Horizonte, MG91 contributions
Apr 2021 • Couples
During our visit to Istambul, we could easily find out why it is know as the historical link between Occidental and Oriental cultures.
Written 26 March 2022
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