Without a Bosphorus cruise, your trip to Istanbul is not complete. This cruise not only offers an excellent overview of the city, but both the Asian and European shores of the famous waterway have a lot of things to offer, such as mansions galore and century old palaces.
Enjoy The Superb Maritime Cuisine
A mind-blowing place to eat fish, you will surely enjoy foodgasm while you are in Istanbul, and fish must be the main course. Many great fish restaurants situated both on the Asian and European side of Istanbul.
A must have experience in Istanbul is Turkish Bath and where all you need to do is playing with hot water as well as getting a special massage. You have to pick and pay for the service of your choice. No matter what service you choose, you can use the facilities for as long as you want.
Shark Diving In Turkuazoo
Turkey's first giant aquarium is Turkuazoo Aquarium. People who are adventurous type will surely love a shark diving in Turkuazoo. If you do not have any diving experience, then you will be taught the basics of diving before going to shark diving.
Turkish Airlines and many other airlines have daily flights to Istanbul. Also, Istanbul has two international airports- Ataturk Airport (one on the Asian side) and Sabiha Gokcen Airport (on the European side).
Turkish Railway has regular train schedules from Istanbul to Damascus - Syria, Tehran - Iran in the Middle East or to Bucarest - Romania, Budapest - Hungary, and Salonika - Greece, and Sofia - Bulgaria and Kishinev - Moldova in Europe.
You can get a ferry connection to Bandirma, to Mudanya, or to Marmara Island or Yalova. Within Istanbul, Urban Maritime Transportation and many other private companies run passenger ferries between both sides of the Bosphorus.
Spices from Bazaars
Art from the Streets
Music of the City
This place is no doubt one of the favorite areas among Istanbul’s elite. Akmerkez was the best shopping center in 1995 in Europe and the world's best shopping center in 1960. Do you know that no other shopping center has both of these titles in the world? Yes, it is true. It received best interior design by the European Commercial Property Awards in 2010 and got the International Design and Development Award as well.
It hosts the top brands of Turkey as well as of the world. The nearness to both the business and commercial center of Istanbul of Kanyon makes it the favorite destination for shopping and eating out. Kanyon was awarded the Cityscape Architectural Review Award in the “Commercial Built” category in 2006.
It has introduced a new dimension to the shopping concept of Istanbul and provides various outdoor and glass roofed indoor sections, for example, a kids’ entertainment center of 1.500 sqm, a green Central Park, street side shopping, Fashion District, and Hillside Sports and Leisure Club. It also has 12 movie halls, and one of which being IMAX 3D.
A superb buying center located on the street of Tesvikiye and is the heart of retail shopping. The concept of City’s concept is described as a "Life Style Center". City’s provides a variety of the stores (150 stores), restaurants (on the fouth floor) and cafes with 24 hours, six-story parking service to the densely populated area.
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