8 days in Istanbul Itinerary

8 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 sightseeing, museums, religious sites, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern Museum, contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Istanbul trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Egypt, the closest major airports are Atatürk International Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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