Whole Istanbul is covered with beautiful sites to explore but Sultanahmet is where you’ll be rightly headed as a first time visitor. Gorge yourself on the grand architecture of Byzantium and the Ottomans.
Below are my top choices so you won’t only go to the Hagia Sophia and then end up lost at the Grand Bazaar. I kept it tight and manageable for a 2 day visit and there are links throughout the text to each monument’s Wikipedia page so you can find everything easily and get more information if you want to.
On my last post I made a quick list of personal recommendations for Istanbul and how to get along there. As I promised to go deeper, now have fun reading part 1 and tune in next week for my top sight-seeing choices.
Our view on the first day’s morning. In September it can be very cloudy in Istanbul.
First lets talk about accommodation. Coming back to a place nice and cozy after a day of exhausting sight-seeing is very important for me. Else I feel soooo drenched after the trip back at home.
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