Istanbul, Turkey First Timers

Flight

  • Turkish Airways if my preferred travel airline to Istanbul
  •  Other direct flight option from Kuwait is: Jazeera Airways
  •  From Dubai: A direct flight is on Pegasus Airlines + FlyDubai

 

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Sleep

Le Méridien Istanbul Hotel Etiler

– Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul At The Bosphorus

– Hotel Les Ottomans

– Park Hyatt Istanbul – Macka Palas

– W Istanbul

– Istanbul Edition

– Raffles Istanbul

– Hotel Morione

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Food

-Turkish Cuisine-

MIKLA 

Meze by Lemon Tree 

360 Istanbul

BEYTI

Safi Meyhane

Yeni Lokanta

– Italian Cuisine –

CIPRIANI ISTANBUL

-Fusion-

MÜZEDECHANGA 

-International-

– X Restaurant & Bar  (located on the top floor of the historical Deniz Palace in Şişhane)

– SUNSET GRILL & BAR 

-Desserts-

– Develi Baklava 

– Divan Patisserie, Taksim

– Ab’bas Waffle, Bebek

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If it is your first time in Istanbul, you have to do this:

  • See Ayasofya
  • TOPKAPI Palace
  • See Blue Mosque
  •  See Suleymaniye Mosque
  • Bosphorus Boat Tour
  • SWIM AT SUADA (00 90 212 236 7300). Float between Europe and Asia at Suada, a swimming pool surrounded by bars and restaurants carved into a little island in the middle of the Bosphorus. The boat leaves from Kuruçesme Park.
  • Taksim Square
  • Grand Bazaar
  • If you have time, Egyptian Bazaar
  • Check out the Spice Market.
  • Hammam: BATHTIME (Open daily for men from 8am to 10pm and for women from 8am to 8.30pm)
  • Check out the Roman and Ottoman empire at the Basilica Cistern.

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“Istanbul: A city where every photograph narrates a thousand stories”

Cheers,

Hello965 team

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