Top 10 Attractions in Istanbul
From Bosphorus Cruise to Hagia Sophia.
Here are the top attractions during a city trip in Istanbul.
Istanbul is history and literally the link between Euope and Asia.
The city walls are a reminder of Istanbul's past as the new capital of the Roman Empire, the old Constantinople.
Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace with the Harem and Dolmabahce Palace are the most important buildings from the time of the Ottoman Empire.
In addition, there is the Grand Bazaar, the food scene of Istanbul and the vibrant life in the alleys, restaurants and cafes.
Experiences and Attractions
From Bosphorus to Hagia Sophia
Tips on the Attractions
The most important attractions of Istanbul are situated around Sultanahmet Square. These include, for example, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and the Basilica Cistern.
The Galata Tower and Dolmabahce Palace are part of the Beyoglu and Besiktas districts north of Galata Bridge.
Holidays and children: It is best to check opening hours on Turkish holidays.
Children up to the age of 6 usually have free admission to museums. That depends on the respective attractions.
Fast track entry to attractions, experiences and highlights.