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DOLMABAHCE PALACE

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Dolmabahce Palace built in 19th century is one of the most glamorous palaces in the world. It was the administrative center of the late Otto...

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ISLAMIC ARTS MUSEUM

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This Ottoman palace on the western edge of the Hippodrome was built in 1524 for İbrahim Paşa, childhood friend, brother-in-law and grand viz...

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GRAND BAZAAR

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Grand Bazaar is on the top of the list for not only shopping but for many a must-see of every Istanbul trip as one of the largest and oldest...

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BLUE MOSQUE

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The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Turkish: Sultanahmet Camii) is a historical mosque in Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey and the capital of the O...

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BYZANTINE HIPPODROME

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The Hippodrome of Constantinople was a circus that was the sporting and social centre of Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire. To...

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EGYPTIAN BAZAAR

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Located next to the Yeni Cami (New Mosque), it is the second largest covered market in Istanbul. This famous bazaar with its countless shops...

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GULHANE PARK

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This historic park originally served as the grounds of Topkapi Palace from where the Ottoman Empire ruled half the known world for five cent...

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HAGIA SOPHIA

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Hagia Sophia from the Greek: Holy Wisdom; Latin: Sancta Sophia or Sancta Sapientia is a former Orthodox patriarchal basilica, later a mosque...

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MAIDENS TOWER

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The Maiden’s Tower, also known in the ancient Greek and medieval Byzantine periods as Leander’s Tower (Tower of Leandros), sits on a small i...

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TOPKAPI PALACE

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The official and primary residence in the city of the Ottoman Sultans for 400 years, The palace was a setting for state occasions and royal ...