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How to Spend 3 Days in Istanbul?

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How to Spend 3 Days in Istanbul?

Istanbul Must Do's

No time is enough to discover Istanbul. But we prepared an Istanbul city guide for the travelers who have limited time. Book your room from the best Istanbul hotels for two nights and experience all the attractions and must see areas in Istanbul

Arrival to Istanbul
If its your first time in Istanbul, learn all the traveller informations, that you'll need during your visit. After your arrival first thing you need will be the transportation from Airport. Please visit To & From airports section to learn how to reach airports. 

* Friday - Morning

Become one with the locals!
It’s wise to spend the first day in the city wandering around all the must see Istanbul city attractions. So take your ride and visit the thousands of years district Sultanahmet where you can discover the old city. New Mosque, Hagia Sophia are the must see places.

Midday 

How about a tasty break?
In Sultanahmet area you can find many traditional restaurants where you can fully enjoy Turkish cuisine. To discover all Istanbul restaurants you can visit restaurants pages. 

Afternoon

Traditional shopping!
Grand Bazaar is the oldest historical closed shopping area. The carpets, jewelleries and leather products... You can lose yourself around handmade and traditional product reflecting Turkish traditions.

Night 

Dinner across the Old City!
If you still around the old city, you must try a restaurant at Galata Bridge. There are many fish restaurants under the bridge across the Old City view.


* Saturday - Morning

Feeling the Metropolis!
Taksim is the must visit district in Istanbul. Here you can find art galleries, book stores and passages.


Midday

Modern City Experience!
You can take your lunch break at Nişantaşı, approximately 20 minutes to Taksim. Here you can find world wide famous restaurants and brands. Nişantaşı is the modern face of the city.

Afternoon

Rest for the Night!
You can go back to Taksim, for a little coffee before discovering the nightlife of Istanbul.


Night

Traditional or Casual?
Asmalımescit or Nevizade is the best place to spend the Saturday evening. If you prefer more casual dinner we recommend Asmalımescit. But if you prefer more traditional and sincere ambient for dinner we recommend Nevizade. You can visit IstanbulFind nightlife section to discover nightclubs and live music halls of the city. 

* Sunday - Morning


Breathing the fresh breeze of Bosphorus!
You can start the day by a breakfast in Bebek, Ortakoy or Emirgan at Bosphorus line. After your meal you can enjoy walking along the Bosphorus.

Midday

City Legend: Maiden’s Tower
You can take the ferry from Ortakoy and visit Maiden’s Tower. Here you can view Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace, Galata Tower and Bosphorus shores from observation tower.  At the same time you can take a break for your lunch in here. By the way, you can make this memory unforgattable by buying items from souvenir shop of Maiden’s Tower.

Afternoon

Conquering the Bosphorus!
Over 600 waterside residences (Yalı), an amazing view and thousands years of history... Are you ready to enjoy a Bosphorus cruise? From Besiktas Port you can join boat trip. Don’t forget to take pictures. 


Now it's time to go home. But first you need to discover how to reach to airports. Please visit To & From airports section to learn how to reach airports. 

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