Istanbul is where East meets West in a captivating meze-platter of old and new cultures. You’ll want to dive right in and get exploring, so check out our tempting suggestions of what to do in Istanbul.
A European city on one side of the Bosphorus, and an Asian city on the other, Istanbul is a fascinating mix of cultures and histories. As you can imagine, there are an unlimited number of things to do in Istanbul.
Byzantium. Constantinople. Istanbul. This city has held many names over the centuries as it played host to different empires and civilisations, and much of the architecture they left behind is still standing.
Whether you’re looking for an authentic Ottoman antique, luxurious spices, delicate jewellery or an ultra-modern outfit, you won’t be disappointed with shopping in Istanbul…
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