43 days in Istanbul Itinerary

43 days in Istanbul Itinerary

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Istanbul
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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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

For where to stay and tourist information, use the Istanbul trip tool .

If you are flying in from Egypt, the closest major airports are Istanbul Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. In August in Istanbul, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Merkez Eyup Sultan Camii
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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