11 days in Istanbul Itinerary

11 days in Istanbul Itinerary

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Kapali Carsi. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, take a stroll through Ortakoy, and get to know the fascinating history of Sultanahmet District.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul holiday planning website .

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major airports are Istanbul Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

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Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
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Dolmabahce Palace

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