Top 10 Sightseeing Places Of Istanbul
Let's begin our top list for Istanbul's Best Places to Visit:
The first hill where Istanbul was founded on. Sultanahmet Mosque, Hagai Sophia, Haseki Hurrem Turkish Bath, Hippodrome are the first places to visit. One of the most historical places of Istanbul.
It's famous by its nightclubs such as Reina, Sortie, Supper Club along the buildings which have importance with their history or structures like Çraan Saray and Ortaköy Mosque.
The busiest places of entertainment are there! If you are a follicsome and fun-loving Taksim is the best place for you. Enjoy and relax with the best places of Taksim! Riddim, 3 Days Nightclub and Atlas Axis are the favorite! You can have a nice night and let off steam in Taksim!
4. TOPKAPI PALACE MUSEUM
An indispensable museum for native and foreign tourists. Topkapi Palace overlooks Bosphorus. There are lots of memories of old sultans and statesmen. It's a must place to visit and learn Turkish History.
5. MAIDEN'S TOWER
Symbol of Üsküdar. It is a unique structure by the reason of its location. It is located in the middle of the Marmora Sea and the point where Europe and Asia meet up. The entresol of it is used for restaurant. You can go there with small crafts from Salacak and Ortaköy.
6. ISTIKLAL STREET
The heart of Beyoglu. Istiklal Street is the significant center of shopping. One of the best places to buy cultural products. There are lots of open-air shopping places such as famous Turkish brands and second-hand shops.
7. GALATA TOWER
If you visit Turkey for the first time, do not leave the city before seeing the view of Bosphorus from this structure. Watch the magnificent outlook of Istanbul and fill with admiration to this city where two continents get together.
8. GRAND BAZAAR
The world's oldest and largest shopping center. It's identified with the jeweler and carpet shops. There are many hand-made rugs, jewels, silver works, ceramic and leather products, copper and bronze souvenirs, that is to say, you can find there the most beautiful samples of Turkish Art.
9. DOLMABAHCE PALACE
It has significant meaning for Turkey because supreme leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk-the founder of Turkey- passed his last days in this palace. In that period, it hosted lots of national and international conferences. After his decease, Dolmabahce Palace was converted into a museum. You should definitely see its awesome beauty!
Discover the pleasure of eating fish! There are incredible fish restaurants and pubs. Also its downtown is always busy and amusing! Enjoy the delight of your meal with the impressive Turkish music in Kumkapi.