8 days in Istanbul Itinerary

8 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Basilica Cistern. Head to Kapali Carsi and Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisifor some retail therapy. Step out of Istanbul with an excursion to Uzuntarla Tabiat Parki in Basiskele--about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, get engrossed in the history at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), and take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul itinerary maker tool .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Istanbul Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Side Trip

Uzuntarla Tabiat Parki
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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