17 days in Istanbul Itinerary

17 days in Istanbul Itinerary

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Istanbul

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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.
Spend the 2nd (Wed) floating through the air with a balloon tour. On the 10th (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, and explore the world behind art at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip itinerary builder website .

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airports are Atatürk International Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

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Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque
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Topkapi Palace

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