The notable high street of the Asian part of Istanbul, the "Baghdad Avenue", runs through Göztepe. The city park of Göztepe is the largest green area along Baghdad Avenue covering 10,000 m2.
It is... more
Having a "Boat Trip" on The Bosphorus is one of the must's of a Istanbul visit as you will have so many options to start with ...
Most tours usually start / end at the Karakoy and Eminonu ports,... more
This historic hamam in "Tophane" is one of Istanbul’s most beautiful and has only recently reopened after years of restoration.
Contemporary "Turkish Hamams" find themselves in a difficult position.... more
The Walls of Constantinople are a series of defensive stone walls that have surrounded and protected the city of Constantinople, Istanbul ... With numerous additions and modifications during their... more
Ortakoy is a neighbourhood, formerly a small village, within the Besiktas district of the city located in the middle of the European bank of the Bosphorus.
One of the most visited spots of the city... more
First thing I suggest u is to provide high gig mem cards for ur digital camera, as u gonna shoot A LOT of photos there in the Chora Museum ... :)
The fresks, wall, ceiling every corner of the Museum... more
I noticed there was a category for 'old houses' so I thought I'd make a tip.
You will certainly see plenty of them if you wander the streets of Cankurtaran, a few minutes' walk seawards from Ayia... more
There is sort of a modern zoo 35km away from Istanbul....They call it bird paradise and botanic garden. But it is not easy to get there.
First go to bus terminal 'ESENLER' (take a cab) , The bus... more
The Valens Aqueduct (Bozdogan Kemeri) is a Roman aqueduct which was the major water-providing system of the Eastern Roman capital of Constantinople (modern Istanbul, Turkey). Completed by Roman... more
En las guias aparecen muchos sitios para visitar en Estambul, pero uno que no hay que perderse, aparte de los importantes, es la Cisterna de la Basílica de Yerebatan. La combinacion del sonido del... more
There are many places around sultanahmet to enjoy some nargileh. And when in Turkey, do as the Turks right? Try some nargileh, it is quite fun. Ask the waiter to demonstrate some tricks for you,... more
Galata Tower , XIV century Genoese tower 67 meters height is a best place to see the sunset in Istanbul. From there you can see most of the areas of this huge city. Europe and Asia, the Golden Horn... more