Galata Tower:A Genoese construction of 1348. From the top there is a marvelous panorama of the Golden Horn and the Bosphorus.
The 19th century Ihlamur Pavilion is named after the linden trees in its gardens. Now in the heart of metropolitan Istanbul, when it was originally constructed the pavilion was in the rolling courtsyside that surrounded the city.
Dolmabahçe Palace: Recent residence for Ottoman Sultans with 365 rooms and 22 saloons. Famous with great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons chandelier.
Rumeli Hisari or European Fortress, was built by Mehmet the Conqueror in 1452 prior to his capture of Istanbul. It is one of the most beautiful works of military architecture in the world.
Istanbul City Walls:once an impenetrable fortification, strech at seven kilometers from the Sea Of Marmara to the Golden Horn.
Turkish Mystic Music & Dance
Sufi Music Concert and Whirling Dervishes Ceremony. Every Wednesday,Friday,Saturday and Sunday at Sirkeci train station.
Half a Day
Bosphorus Cruise:The best way to see the Bosphorus is to board one of the passenger boats that regularly zigzag along the shores. You embark at Eminonu and stop alternately on the Asian and European sides of the strait.
Half a Day
Asya: Crossing the magnificent intercontinental suspension(Bosphorus) bridge, you are transported from Europe into Asia,where you can visit;
This 19th century palace was a summer residence for the Ottoman sultans. Its beautiful location on the shores of the Bosphoros is matched by its elegant architecture and lavish interior.
Fashionable boutiques make Baghdad Street the most desirable shopping street on the Asian side of Istanbul.
Walks and Trips
Keeping alive Istanbul’s thousands of years of culturel past and riches. Enjoy the shopping in this street without traffic.
In this museum the great field tents used by the Ottoman armies on campaigns are on display. The Mehter Band can be heard performing Ottoman martial music between 3:00 and 4:00pm.
That maze of buildings that was the focal point of the Ottoman Empire between the 15th and 19th centuries. In this opulent surrounding the sultans and their court lived and governed. Guided tour is available at the Concierge desk.