15 days in Istanbul & Ankara Itinerary

15 days in Istanbul & Ankara Itinerary

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Istanbul
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Ankara
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Istanbul

Istanbul ©

Queen of Cities

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.
Head to Kapali Carsi and Kanyon Shopping Centerfor some retail therapy. Appreciate the collections at Topkapi Palace and Rahmi M. Koc Museum. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, and admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul road trip app.

Bengaluru, India to Istanbul is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Istanbul is minus 2.5 hours. While traveling from Bengaluru, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Ankara.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum

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Ankara

Ankara ©

Heart of Turkey

Turkey's capital and second-largest city, Ankara supports a large population of foreign diplomats and young students, contributing to the city's international feel.
Anitkabir and AbacI PeribacalarI are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Soguksu National Park and AlucdagI Mesire AlanI. Go for a jaunt from Ankara to Kazan to see Kurt BogazI Baraj Golu about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at 8 Hubb Art Gallery, get a new perspective on nature at Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi, look for gifts at Pia Stop-coffee.shoes.accessories, and view the masterpieces at Galeri Artist.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ankara online trip maker.

Fly from Istanbul to Ankara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Istanbul in December: high temperatures in Ankara hover around 3°C and lows are around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ankara

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Anitkabir ©
Anitkabir
Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi ©
Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi
Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi ©
Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi

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