Best Places to visit in Istanbul
Istanbul, Turkey’s largest city, is one of the world’s great metropolises. Founded around 1000 BC, this architectural wonder grew into the Byzantine Empire’s great capital of Constantinople and after the Ottoman conquest of the city, retained its glorious place as the heart of their empire. From iconic architectural sites to idyllic beaches and historic towns, the area surrounding Istanbul is rich in culture and nature alike.
Although many tourist attractions are located in, or near, the old city district of Sultanahmet, there is a dazzling array of other things to do throughout the farther reaches of the city. Here is the list of best places to visit in Istanbul.