3 days in Istanbul Itinerary

3 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Historic Areas of Istanbul, Grand Bazaar (Kapali Carsi) and Bosphorus Cruise. Do some cultural sightseeing at Golden Horn and Basilica Cistern. You'll explore and learn at Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Sultanahmet District, get a taste of the local shopping with Istiklal Street, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church).

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip builder tool .

If you are flying in from Czech Republic, the closest major airports are Atatürk International Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in December, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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