Istanbul's city has natural beauty. You can not see another city as natural beautiful like Istanbul in the world. Istanbul, with one side to Asia and the other to Europe, it is the only city in the world built on two continents. The Bosphorus is between of the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara and with the Golden Horn through the city's heart.
Istanbul, for more than 1500 years it was the capital of three empires: Roman, Byzantine and the Ottoman. It beautified accordingly with magnificent monuments and became a metropolis where diverse cultures, nations and religions mingled. Those cultures, nations and religions are the important pieces that form the mosaic of Istanbul.
Istanbul's most important historical works started in the Byzantine period and the city then embellished further of the Ottoman. Especially the historical treasures left by the Ottoman and the Byzantine are worth seeing. There are many important historical monuments that have survived until today. They are from all over the world come to see these beauties of Istanbul city. Because this city deserves this. For visit the most important places are; Bosphorus, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome, Underground Basilica Cistern, Süleymaniye Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace, Spice Bazaar, Beylerbeyi Palace, Maiden Tower, Galata Tower and more.
Istanbul Bosphorus; It is the most beautiful place in Istanbul. It has a fascinating natural beauty. We recommend a boat trip between the Asian and European continents. You will have unforgettable moments on a boat tour that you will attend.
Sultanahmet Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque); Blue Mosque, Sultanahmet Mosque is the only mosque with six minarets. It is called blue because blue colored Iznik tiles are used in the interior decoration of the mosque. It is a place to be seen.
Topkapi Palace; A magnificent palace where the Ottoman sultans lived. Sultans' living rooms, clothes, work items, weapons and others are places to be seen.
Hagia Sophia (Saint Sophia); A very important work that has survived from Byzantium to the present day. It has the largest dome of its era. It served like a church, a cathedral and a mosque. Today it continues to serve as a mosque. It is an important place to be seen.
Istanbul Archeology Museum; The museum is one of the largest museums in the world, with more than a million works of various cultures. Archaeological Museum, is Turkey's oldest museum building. We strongly recommend that you see it.
Hippodrome Square; It is known as Sultanahmet Square or Hippodrome Horse Square. It was done in the Byzantine time. There is also Obelisk, Serpentine Column and German Fountain in the Hippodrome square.
Underground Basilica Cistern; It is a water reservoir built in the Byzantine era, which accumulates the water that Istanbul needs. It is an interesting place to see.
Magnificent Suleymaniye Mosque; It was built by the world-famous architect Sinan by Suleiman the Magnificent. It is not just a mosque. It is a large complex with a madrasa.
Grand Covered Bazaar; It is the oldest and largest indoor market in the world that can come up to today. There are hundreds of small shops that trade inside. It is crowded around the clock. It has a mystical atmosphere. We recommend you to see.
Great Dolmabahçe Palace; It is a more modern and large palace built by the Ottoman sultans on the shore of the Bosphorus. After the Topkapı Palace, they managed the last periods of the Ottoman Empire from here. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk lived here and died here.
Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum; The museum is inside the Ibrahim Pasha palace located in Sultanahmet square. The museum, which exhibits rare examples of Abbasid, Memluk, Seljuk and Ottoman periods, is known for having one of the best carpet collections in the world.
The Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Markets); It is called the Spice Bazaar because it is often sold as a spice. It is smaller than the Grand Bazaar but it is always crowded.
Camlıca Hill; It is the highest hill of Istanbul on the Asian side. It has the most beautiful view you can see in Istanbul Bogaz. You can enjoy the view of the restaurants and cafes with the view.
Maiden's Tower; It was built on small islets in Byzantine times. It is a lighthouse that prevents ships passing through the Bosphorus from hitting the rocks. Today it serves as a restaurant and cafe.
Galata Tower; One of the tallest and oldest towers in Istanbul. It was built in the 14th century by the Genoese colony as part of the defensive wall surrounding its areas in Galata. There is a restaurant and a cafe on the top floor.
Rumeli Fortress; It was built by the Ottoman Sultan Fatih Sultan Mehmet on the European coast. It was built to control the ships passing through the Bosphorus.
Beylerbeyi Palace; It was built by the Ottoman sultans on the Asian coast as a summer palace. It is on the opposite shore of Dolmabahce palace.
The Golden Horn; It divides European Istanbul into two. It is one of the best natural harbours in the world. Today, lovely parks and promenades line the shores where the setting sun casts a golden hue on the water. The Orthodox Patriarchy resides at Fener on the Golden Horn.
Holy Chora Church; It is a very important church built in Byzantine time. There are beautiful mosaics on the walls. We recommend it to be seen. You'll like it.
Eyüp El Ensari Sultan Mosque; The water flowing from its fountain is believed to be sacred. It is the Mosque and Tomb where centuries-old plane trees are decorated in the courtyard of the mosque. It is one of the important historical heritages that the Ottoman left to Istanbul.
Pierre Loti Hill; It is the highest hill where you can watch the Golden Horn. You can watch the view by relaxing in the cafes.
Aya Irini Church; It is located in the garden of Topkapi Palace in Istanbul. Aya Irini is the oldest and largest Byzantine church in Istanbul that has not been converted into a mosque.
Little Hagia Sophia Mosque; The Little Hagia Sophia Mosque was built as a church in the Byzantine period and was converted into a mosque after the conquest of Istanbul.
Taksim Square and Istiklal Street; Taksim Square is the most popular meeting place for young people in Istanbul. Istiklal Street is a lively street where you can shop and eat, which is always lively and crowded.
Prince Islands; These islands are 1 hour away from Istanbul by ferry in the Sea of Marmara. It has many visitors on weekends and in the summer. It is the only place in Istanbul where there is no vehicle traffic.
Welcome to Istanbul. It should not be forgotten the famous Turkish cuisine. Traditional Turkish dishes and many flavors of the world cuisine are waiting for you together. You have many reasons to come to Istanbul. We would like to be happy if we see you in Istanbul. If you contact us, we will be happy to assist you with our local expert guide for Istanbul City Tours and Istanbul Bosphorus Tours.