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#1Visit Hagia Sophia Mosque in IstanbulVisit Hagia Sophia MosqueЛеся Кречетова

Visit the "eighth wonder of the world" in Istanbul and find out why the mosque conquered the great conquerors, sultans and kings with its beauty.

TRY 40Hagia Sophia Mosque
#2Ride on the old tram in Beyoglu district in IstanbulRide on the old tram in Beyoglu districtMelissa Clark

In the day of appearance the red wooden trailers became the hallmark of Istanbul.

TRY 4Beyoğlu district
#3Ride the horse cart in IstanbulRide the horse cartЛеся Кречетова

Have a ride along the incredibly inspiring and pacifying Büyükada Island on famous and popular around here - phaeton (horse cart).

TRY 70Büyükada island
#4Drink tea from traditional bardac in IstanbulDrink tea from traditional bardacJoan Naples

Istanbul is the city where you always smell roasted chestnuts, mussels, corn and tea served in bardacs.

TRY 1
#5Read your fortune in Kadikoy district in IstanbulRead your fortune in Kadikoy districtoddviser

Plunge into the creative atmosphere and find out your destiny from the local fortune-teller.

TRY 2Kadıköy district
#6Taste Turkish dessert - kanafeh in IstanbulTaste Turkish dessert - kanafehJoan Naples

A hot crusty flavored with love dessert, with a piece of cheese melted inside in tasty syrup hides the secret of true pleasure.

TRY 2
#7Try a sandwich with fish "balik-ekmek" in IstanbulTry a sandwich with fish "balik-ekmek"Дарья Слепакова

Balik-ekmek or bread with fish is a great traditional snack for a hungry traveler.

TRY 3
#8Bargain in the Grand-Bazaar in IstanbulBargain in the Grand-BazaarTarras

Colorful, bright, fragrant and noisy place, where everyone can find something to buy as a souvenir for memory.

Grand Bazaar
#9Count cats in IstanbulCount catsДарья Слепакова

If you are a cat - move to Istanbul and you will have a full and happy life, because cats here are full-fledged citizens, locals take care and love them.

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#10Cruise down the Bosphorus in IstanbulCruise down the Bosphorusklia balo

Travel to Istanbul will seem to be incomplete without the emotions that can be obtained from a walk among the strait connecting Europe and Asia.

TRY 15
#11Smoke Turkish hookah in IstanbulSmoke Turkish hookahDeneni

Smell of tobacco, thick smoke filling the room and fragrant tea are waiting for you in a Turkish hookah bar.

TRY 10
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