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As İstanbul is the centre of attraction for many years, people around the World come to İstanbul just for touristic reasons yet, you are lucky! Since you are already here for business you can combine your trip with city exploration. Take your time to relax and enjoy İstanbul's natural beauty and historical places. Collect moments to remember a lifetime!
Below, you can find the best attractions in town! However, do remember; they might be the best, but there is a lot to do!
İstanbul offers a wide range of Turkish Cuisine at the variety of well established, good, and luxury İstanbul restaurants. The traditional Turkish Cuisine is really worth a taste. Travelers may choose from a wide range of Turkish kebabs, mezes (starters), and dishes that are mostly based on meat. Also, Turkish sweets such as baklava and Turkish delight are worldwide famous.
The Grand Bazaar (Kapalı Çarşı) in Beyazıt is a shopping adventure that you won’t want to miss. A series of covered streets feature over 4,000 merchants selling their products and wares. You can find anything here from boots and slippers to gold and silver jewelry.
Sultanahmet Square, also known asHippodrome is the most famous tourist area in İstanbul on the Historicalpeninsula. The Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, variety of Museums, the 4thcentury hippodrome, the Egyptian Obelisk, the Serpentine Column, the Colossus, or the Column of Constantine Porphyrogenitus and the rather kitsch German Fountain are the popular sights.
İstiklal Avenue (İstiklal Street) is probably the most famous street and entertainment area in İstanbul. It is a long colorful pedestrian street full of all kinds of shops, restaurants, cafes, street shows, and it is located by Taksim Square.