Walk the historic areas and drink in the atmosphere of somewhere steeped in history. But this should take some days as there is so much to take in.
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There is not specific historic area in Istanbul. Historic areas are all other the place. Istanbul is like an open museum
There is so much to see here and so much to do. From shopping to sight seeing this destination offers you every thing and not to forget some mouth watering food.
I was quite surprised with how well maintained the historical area was. As its a popular tourist area, it has enough sitting area, toilets (some you need to pay) and activities to make it a lively area. If you like walking, most of the major...More
For anyone interested in learning more about Istanbul or Turkey's history I suggest you visit their historic sites and use a guide as there's a lot to learn
Istanbul is in generally breathtaking by far!!! And especially the "old" city (araound Hagia Sofia) is magnificent!
one hour boat ride gives view of context to landmarks of old town along waterway. Some narration which varies widely from boat to boat.