9 days in Istanbul Itinerary

9 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.
Spend the 6th (Thu) floating through the air with a balloon tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, and wander the streets of Sultanahmet District.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip planner .

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major airports are Atatürk International Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. May in Istanbul sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Basilica Cistern
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Dolmabahce Palace

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