Istanbul

REGION HISTORY

PLACES TO VISIT

ISTIKLAL STREET

Not just Istanbul or Turkey; perhaps one of the most touristic streets in the world, Istiklal Street... Khai Karakoy offers easy access to Istiklal Street, which is famous for its fascinating decorations, architecture and historical tram.

GALATA TOWER


Galata Tower, one of the symbols of Karaköy, was built by the Genoese in 1348. The historical tower fascinates visitors with its magnificent view and historical atmosphere.

KARAKOY PIER

Karaköy Pier, one of the main centers of sea transportation, is the departure point for Bosphorus tours and Islands voyages. You can explore the beauties of Istanbul from the sea by taking a ferry from here.

ISTANBUL MODERN ART MUSEUM

It is a museum that must be visited by those interested in contemporary art in Karaköy. The museum, where works of Turkish and international artists are exhibited, offers a window to the rich world of modern art.

KILIC ALI PASHA MOSQUE

Kılıç Ali Pasha Mosque, one of the works of Mimar Sinan, was built by the Ottoman admiral Kılıç Ali Pasha in the 16th century. Drawing attention with its stylish design and architectural details, the mosque offers a spiritual experience for visitors.

HAGIA SOPHIA

Hagia Sophia, one of the most important works in world history, was built by Byzantine Emperor Justinian I in the 6th century. The building, which was first used as a church and later converted into a mosque, is now open to visitors as a museum.

SULTANAHMET MOSQUE (BLUE MOSQUE)

This magnificent mosque, built by Sultan Ahmed I in the 17th century, is one of the most important religious buildings in Turkey. It is famous for its dome decorated with blue Iznik tiles.

TOPKAPI PALACE

It is the main palace of the Ottoman Empire, used from the 15th century to the 19th century. It is an indispensable stop for history lovers with its rich collection, harem section and magnificent gardens.

BASILICA CISTERN

Basilica Cistern, one of the most magical places in Istanbul, is an underground cistern built during the Byzantine period. Sitting on 336 columns, the cistern offers visitors an unforgettable experience with its mysterious atmosphere and beautiful lighting.

GRAND BAZAAR

The Grand Bazaar, the oldest covered market in the world, has been the center of trade since the 15th century. It offers visitors the pleasure of shopping with nearly 4000 shops.

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