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Istanbul was VERY refreshing and nice to see in its historic glory without too many mainstream companies commercializing the entire city.

Thank Brix510
Reviewed 2 days ago

Istanbul is one of the most exotic and enchanting cities you will ever see. From the beautiful mosques to the huge bazaars, there is just so much to see.

Thank Keith L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fell the history under your feet, breath the clash of the cultures that make this place unique on earth!

Thank Bruno M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Istanbul is no doubt one of the most compelling cities in the world. Rich history, cultural diversity, iconic architectural and culinary heritage - the perfect recipe for an enchanting city. You can feel the unique atmosphere of Istanbul best at the historic areas - Sultanahmet,...More

Thank Mariya K
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited all the historic areas in Istanbul like the Blue mosque, Hagga sophia, the Palace and not to mention the Bhosphorous Cruise.

Thank Jayanthi P
Reviewed 4 days ago

we walk for mil e was the best way to see every think fron hagia sophia to the bazar many you can tale the metro very chep 1 lira

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just walking around and watching everyone around you. But be careful on the small narrow cobbled roads. I saw a few people trip and fall.Istanbul is a very beautiful city. There is so much to do and see that it is not possible to see...More

Thank Perry M
Reviewed 5 days ago

With Istanbul's historical significance visiting the historical areas is a must when visiting the city. So many significant landmarks throughout the city that will interest all ages.

Thank Kirk E
Reviewed 6 days ago

Such a rich and diverse history with different rulers and religions having power and influence. I enjoyed seeing the changes from Roman times through to present day and how each civilisation left its stamp on the city

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 1 week ago

the large scale park is located in Erbil, the 2 fancy hotels (Rotana and Divan) are overlooking this are.

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With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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Irfan C
17 July 2018|
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Response from Gary P | Reviewed this property |
Depends on where you are staying, you could spend at least a day in Sultanahmet, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Place, Cisterns, Aye Sofia, Archaeological National Museum. There are some great places to eat, Green Corner and on the... More
Scott B
11 July 2018|
Response from Gary P | Reviewed this property |
Do it, we found it great takes about an hour. They had separate areas for men and women, you get scrubbed, pretty heavy duty but ok and then we opted for a oil massage, Make sure you set the price before you start the... More
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Response from Chasing-history | Reviewed this property |
Hi . As you are traveling with children I recommend that you base your self in the old part of the city preferably in the Sultanahmet area as most of the sights are within walking distance and there are a wide variety of... More