Top Things to Do in Kadikoy, Istanbul

Istanbul is a large city, and there’s plenty to see. You might not be able to experience everything in one visit, but choosing the right area to go to can help to make your trip as memorable as possible. Kadikoy is a place that should not be overlooked by those who visit Istanbul. Kadikoy has…

Fener Balat Things to Do & Walking Tour

Fener and Balat are two districts with increasing popularity in recent years. Fener Balat Walking Tour, which is one of the top things to do in Istanbul, is among the most entertaining activities. In this article you can find information about things to do in Fener and Balat areas. I also shared information about the…

Istanbul Street Food Tour and Guide

No visit to Istanbul is complete without a tour of the local street foods. The Turkish capital boasts a wonderful array of different tastes and delicacies that are sure to delight the taste buds of any visitor. After reading our Istanbul street food guide, you will know exactly which foods and drinks should be on…

Where to Buy Turkish Rugs in Istanbul

Those who visit the colorful historical bazaars of Istanbul encounter beautiful Turkish rugs. Reflecting a centuries-old culture, Turkish carpets are adorned with beautiful motifs. Each of these motifs has a meaning and they represent a certain period, region and lifestyle. Although it is difficult to distinguish from each other at first glance, the stories behind…

Private Tour Guide in Istanbul, Turkey

Hello, I am Serhat Engul. I am a private tour guide in Istanbul, Turkey. I was born in 1980 in the Old City of Istanbul. I later settled on the Asian side of Istanbul and have been living here for a long time. So I had the chance to get to know every neighborhood of…

Istanbul Tourist Attraction Maps PDF

Istanbul is a very big city. For those who are going to visit Istanbul, it is necessary to work on Istanbul Tourist Attraction Maps. In this article, you can find the places to see in Istanbul on various maps and download them to your computer as a PDF files. You can also find the link…

Istanbul Museum Pass Worth It? 2020

Istanbul Museum Pass is a useful tool for those who want to visit museums in Istanbul. It provides cheaper entrance compared to normal museum tickets and saves you from waiting in front of the ticket offices. In this article, I would like to introduce you to the museum card of Istanbul. Types of Museum Cards…

Oldest Turkish Baths in Istanbul

One of the most entertaining activities for visitors to Istanbul is to go to the Turkish bath. Tourists visiting Istanbul for the first time are wondering which is the best Turkish bath in Istanbul. In answering this question in this article, I will introduce you to the oldest Turkish baths in Istanbul. Because the best…

Best Bosphorus Cruise Tour in Istanbul

Those who visit Istanbul for the first time, primarily visit the historical monuments around Sultanahmet. However, it is not enough to see why Istanbul is such an important place in history. It is essential to take a Bosphorus cruise tour in Istanbul in order to comprehend how large the city is. Thus, you can observe…

Eastern and Western Roman Empire Map

The Rome was founded as a city-state in the heart of Italy. Rome, which was militarily successful, took over the surrounding city-states and expanded. Rome’s first goal was to unite Italy. However, it soon began to spread all over the Mediterranean coast. The Roman republic became the Roman Empire over time. In this article I…

Blue Mosque History, Architecture, Hours

The Sultanahmet district, which houses the most important historical buildings of Istanbul, takes its name from this mosque built by the Sultan Ahmed. The Blue Mosque, which is adjacent to Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace, hosts millions of visitors every year. In this article, I will share information about the history, architecture and visiting hours…

Hagia Sophia Ticket Price and Hours

Hagia Sophia has been in the heart of Istanbul’s historical peninsula for 1500 years. Hagia Sophia, one of the miraculous buildings of the ancient world, was built in 5 years and 10 months with 11 thousand people working day and night. In this article, I will share information about Hagia Sophia ticket price and visiting…

Dolmabahce Palace Ticket Price and Hours

Dolmabahçe Palace is located at one of the most beautiful spot of Istanbul’s Bosphorus. The Palace’s location is designed to enjoy the splendid view of Istanbul’s lovely Bosphorus shores. In this article, I will share information about Dolmabahce Palace ticket price and visiting hours. You can also find small notes about the history and architecture…

Best Area to Stay in Istanbul 2020

Istanbul is a large city with full of great hotels. Therefore it’s hard to decide where to stay. There are two major areas to stay in Istanbul in terms of being close to the main places of interest. Those districts are Sultanahmet (Old City) and Taksim (Beyoglu). There is a third choice to be near…

Turyol Bosphorus Cruise Tour Boats

There are basically two options when you want to catch one of the Bosphorus tours: Sehir Hatlari Ferry or Turyol Bosphorus Cruise. Both of them leaves from Eminonu Neighborhood where the Spice Bazaar is also located. In this article, you can find information about the timetable and price of Turyol Bosphorus Cruise Tour. Nevertheless, I…