12 days in Istanbul Itinerary

12 days in Istanbul Itinerary

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Istanbul
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Istanbul

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sultanahmet Square and Delmece Yaylasi. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Istanbul: Izmit (Yeni Cuma Camii, Kasr-i Humayun - Saray Muze, & more), Yalova (Erikli Waterfall, Yuruyen Kosk, & more) and Ataturk Kosku (in Termal). On the 26th (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Mudanya Armistice House Museum, contemplate the long history of Coban Mustafa Pasa Camii, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and meet the residents at Faruk YalcIn Hayvanat Bahcesi ve Botanik ParkI.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Istanbul online trip itinerary builder .

If you are flying in from Russia, the closest major airports are Atatürk International Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Istanbul are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Izmit, Yalova, Gebze, Delmece Yaylasi, Ataturk Kosku
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