As the largest city in Turkey, Istanbul spreads over two continents, Asia and Europe, which are separated by one of the busiest waterways in the world, the Bosphorus. As well, Istanbul is home to some of the most popular must-see tourist attractions including Sultan Ahmed Mosque, also known as the Blue Mosque. Book cheap flights to Istanbul now with flynas.
There are a number of must-see attractions in Istanbul including the Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, the Grand Bazaar and Taksim Square. At most of the attractions you can sign up for guided tours if you wish to be educated about the historical importance of the site.
Istanbul is known for its mix of souks, shopping streets and malls. From the Grand Bazaar, which is packed full of local trinkets, traditional food and clothing to Kanyon Shopping Mall and Istinye Park Shopping Mall, which have some of the world’s most luxurious fashion brands, you’ll be sure to find a shopping spot to suit your tastes. There’s also the annual Istanbul Shopping Festival, which is held in March and runs for 40 days with discounts on shops across the city.