5 days in Turkey Itinerary

5 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Harran
— Few hours
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Sanliurfa
— 1 night
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Polatli
— 1 night
4
Istanbul
— 2 nights

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Harran

Harran ©
On the 20th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Harran Sit Alani and then contemplate the long history of Harran Ruins.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Harran trip maker app.

Diyarbakir to Harran is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Sanliurfa.

Things to do in Harran

Historic Sites
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Harran Ruins ©
Harran Ruins
Harran Sit Alani ©
Harran Sit Alani

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Sanliurfa

Sanliurfa ©
Şanlıurfa, often simply known as Urfa or Al-Ruha, in ancient times Edessa, is a city with 561,465 inhabitants in south-eastern Turkey, and the capital of Şanlıurfa Province. On the 21st (Thu), steep yourself in history at Balikligol, take in the spiritual surroundings of Halil Ul Rahman Mosque, and then admire the masterpieces at Sanliurfa Archeology and Mosaic Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sanliurfa tour builder tool.

Traveling by car from Harran to Sanliurfa takes an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Polatli.

Things to do in Sanliurfa

Historic Sites · Museums
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Halil Ul Rahman Mosque ©
Halil Ul Rahman Mosque
Sanliurfa Archeology and Mosaic Museum ©
Sanliurfa Archeology and Mosaic Museum
Balikligol ©
Balikligol

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Polatli

Polatli ©
On the 22nd (Fri), don't miss a visit to Gordion Antik Kenti.

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Explore your travel options from Sanliurfa to Polatli with the Route module. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Istanbul.
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Gordion Antik Kenti ©
Gordion Antik Kenti

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, then delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, then take in the views from Galata Koprusu, and finally get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Istanbul trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Polatli to Istanbul in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Polatli in May, Istanbul is a bit warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

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