7 days in Istanbul Itinerary

7 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 museums, historic sites, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Istanbul day trip app .

Expect a daytime high around 7°C in December, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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