Istanbul is a city that weaves the history of its cultures well, blending them into a thrill that has much to offer the world to travelers. During the Neolithic period, Istanbul is today a modern city that remains true to its heritage with its mosques, basilicas and ancient markets. Between East and West, Turkey’s largest city offers an aura of intrigue and religiosity that will attract all visitors.
A look at the top tourist attractions Istanbul:
Number 10. Galata Tower
219 feet high, Galata Tower rules over the Istanbul skyline, offering spectacular views of the old city and its surroundings. The medieval stone tower, known as the Taveroff Christ, was the tallest building in Istanbul. It was built in 1348. The tower has been modified for centuries, used as an observation one at a time, becoming a fireball. In addition, its upper reaches include a night club, both arriving by lift in a nine-story building, where anyone can venture e stuning vistas.
Number 9. Istonian Archaeological Museum
One of the most important museums in Turkey, the Istanbul Archaeological Museum has three separate buildings, which contain more than 1 million objects from the world’s civilization. Seen in 1891, it was the first turkey museum. And what is located to use the grounds of the outer parks of Topkapi Palace. The museums contain thousands of precious objects, including the satire of Alexandre the Great.
Number 8. Crora Church
Chora Church may be a little off the unbeatable tourist path, but visitors say that the beautiful Byzantine art is very well worth it to get there. More spectacular mosaics and murals depict the lifestyle of Jesus and his mother Mary. Back in the days of Constantine, Charora was a monastery in its early years, a few centuries later, it became. A mosque, and in 1948, it was converted into a museum.
Number 7. Basilica Sistern
The basilica has been providing water to the Istanbulites since the Sistern c. xth Century It was built by the Roman Emperor Jústhenian IA, who built ancient Roman stones to excite travelers about ancient science, creating the architectural wonder of this day. The Sun Palace was known as the Sunshine Palace. A James Bond film was shot in 1963. Number
Number 6. Dolmabah Palace
Magnificent, luxurious and beautiful are some of those specifically used to describe Dolmabahçe Palace, which has been compared to the 19th-century Palace tonsil. Using 14 tons of to gold leaf. The most glamorous palace in Turkey is with traditional Ottoman architecture. European style neoclassical, Baroquind Rococo. For the six sultans from 1856 to 1924, the establishment of the Dales is astonishing: it was built Bosphorus beach.
Number 5. Sulaimani Mosque
The beauty and peace of the Sulemani Mosque creator inspires them spirituality. The mosque on the Third Hill of Istanbul was built in 1550 by Sultan Suleimanthe the Glorious. The mosque is, in fact, magnificent, blending, the best of Islamic and Byzantine architecture. The mosque was extensively damaged, including the plantation depot during the First World War when the plantations were in use.
Number 4.Grand Bazaar
Those who are fond of shopping do not miss a trip to the Grand Bazaar, 5,000 workshops making it one of the world’s largest indometrics. Accepting over a quarter million Visitors’ Day, the market has items such as jewelry, carpets that may or may not fly, spices, anticondes hand-painted ceramics. The market dates back to 1461 and today is located in the jewel market of two mosques, four fountains, two Hammonds, with the lowest and highest. Valuable items have traditionally been found.
Number 3. Topkapi Palace
A must see for the Topkapi Palace, an attraction in which is Istanbul that combines history and Stuningsenari with an experience that is not bleak. This palace, dating back to the 15th century, is situated on a hill opposite Sif Marmara, the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn. At one time it was the official residence of the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire and the Sit Titaki government, but now it is a museum. Experts can get a glimpse of the Haram’s headquarters, where the government worked, of the huge porcelain collection. Along with the kitchen, and treasure with a collection of gems.
Number 2. Nal Masjid-Blue Mosque
Built in a hurry. The 17th century, today remains an active house of worship. This means that visitors need the time of their visit, as the mosque is closed to see five daily prayer times for Muslims. All visitors should cover their shoes and women’s own hair. Low prices to see small prices, including 20,000 ceramics in various tulip designs and 200 stained windows, all with intricate designs. The mosque, built by Sultan Ahmet, takes its name the blue tiles on the dome and the upper levels of the interior.
Number 1.Hagia Sophia
The Hagia Sophia was once a house of worship that served several religions well over the centuries. It started out as a Greek Eastern Orthodox basilica that was home to the Patriarch of Constantinople when it was built in 537.For almost six decades in the 12th century it was a Roman Catholic church. It became a mosque in 1453, remaining that way until 1935, when it reopened as a museum. At one time, it was the largest cathedral in the world and served as the inspiration for other mosques, including the Blue Mosque. It is most famous for its mosaics depicting various religious scenes.