3 days in Istanbul Itinerary

3 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bosphorus Strait. Popular historic sites such as Golden Horn and Sultan Ahmed Mosque are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Topkapi Palace and Basilica Cistern. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), and browse the eclectic array of goods at Grand Bazaar (Kapali Carsi).

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Czech Republic, the closest major airports are Atatürk International Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. December in Istanbul sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

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