13 days in Istanbul Itinerary

13 days in Istanbul Itinerary

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Istanbul

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A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, and steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul road trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Istanbul Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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