5 days in Istanbul Itinerary

5 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), browse the eclectic array of goods at Grand Bazaar (Kapali Carsi), take a stroll through Ortakoy, and admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Istanbul road trip planner.

If you are flying in from Egypt, the closest major airports are Atatürk International Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. January in Istanbul sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Tours
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