An introduction to the perfect day in Istanbul2nd June 2014
An introduction to the perfect day in Istanbul:-
The beauty of Istanbul is obvious to all foreign guests and locals alike.... Istanbul is one of the largest, livliest and most exciting cities in the world.
So we would like to share with you the most popular & overlooked spots in the city;
Where to go, what to see and where to hang out.
Istanbul’s most impressive historic venue
The most impressive historic venue has to be the Hagia Sophia - "Everytime one takes a visit here, you can re-discover it through the same eyes."
The Hagia Sophia is a beautiful piece of architecture and history, which attracts thousands of visitors each year from around the world.
This impressive modern day museum is over 1,400 years old.
Istanbul’s favourite fish restaurant
Balıkçı Sabahattın in Sultanahmet and park Fora on the Bosphorus are places not to be missed! Both have outstandind mezes and very fresh fish. Park Flora is the best place to go to experience the Bosphorus, while Balıkçı Sabahattın has a special historic ambience and fine food.
Istanbul's recommended area for shopping
The one place you must visit for great shopping is Nişantaşı, located on the European side of Istanbul (neighbourhoods; Teşvikiye, Maçka, Osmanbey and Pangaltı)
Nişantaşı is one of the best shopping districts of Istanbul. One can spend many hours visiting the many shops and boutiques here, you can find both local & named brands and designer label stores.
Istanbul's most enjoyable galleries & museums
One of the preferred galleries are Salt Galata, Salt Beyoğlu and Galeri Mana.
Istanbul’s favourite streets & neighbourhoods
The streets of Istanbul combine some of the colour and mystry of the east as well as western brands and lifestyles. It well worth exploring the streets of Nişantaşı,(Şişli district) Ortaköy(Beşiktaş district) and Emirgan(Sarıyer district).
Istanbul's best nightclubs
Two of the most popular nightclubs in Istanbul have to be Reina and Anjelique in Ortaköy(Beşiktaş district)
Reina is synonymous with summer nights and the Bosphorus and Anjelique for it's relaxed and welcoming ambience.
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