Here, dervishes whirl, müezzins duel from minarets, and continents are crossed multiple times in a day. Home to millennia-old monuments and cutting-edge art galleries (sometimes in the same block), it’s a destination where eating, drinking and dancing are local priorities, and where everyone is welcome to join the party.
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Coverage Includes: QuickStart guide, Aya Sofa, Sultanahmet, Topkapi Palace, Eminonu, Grand Bazaar, The Bazzar District, Istiklal Caddesi, Beyoglu, Dolmabahce Palace, Ortakoy, The Best of Istanbul and Survival Guide.