12 days in Istanbul Itinerary

12 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Basilica Cistern. Get outdoors at Bosphorus Strait and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Take a break from Istanbul with a short trip to Uzuntarla Tabiat Parki in Basiskele, about 1h 50 min away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Sultanahmet District, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, explore the striking landscape of Bentler Tabiat Parki, and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul day trip site .

If you are flying in from Tunisia, the closest major airports are Istanbul Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. In August in Istanbul, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Uzuntarla Tabiat Parki
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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