Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Things to do in Istanbul

*Day tour to Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar

Blue Mosque:
One of the most famous monuments in both the Turkish and Islamic worlds, the Sultan Ahmet Mosque (also known as the Blue Mosque) is a superb creation in the classical Ottoman style.

Hagia Sophia:
Now a museum, Hagia Sophia was built in the 6th century by the Emperor Justinian, and was one of the largest basilicas in the Christian world. After the Ottoman conquest, it was converted to a mosque and is today one of the most magnificent museums in the world.

*To see Bosphorus: links the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara and, with the Dardanelles (in Canakkale), separates Europe from Asia

*good Turkish bath

*Turkish Dinner and Show

*Gallipoli Day Trip from Istanbul

*Istanbul City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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