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A Tourist Guide to 48 Hours in Istanbul


Istanbul, Turkey is one of the most-visited tourist destinations in the world. If you are making plans lately about your next holiday destination, you can count on Istanbul on your bucket list. Istanbul is rich in great architectural influences along with rich religious culture, history, and natural sightseeing to experience. Istanbul is the most significant part of Turkey that you should not miss adding to visit while making Turkey itinerary.

  • Itineraries with Daily Tour Packages: If you want to visit some of the most famous tourist spots in Istanbul during this short trip, you should consider booking daily tour packages. They will take you throughout major sights that you should not miss visiting.
  • Stay in the Old Town: If you want to get the feeling of ancient times, you can stay your two nights in the Old Town. There are plenty of good hotels and restaurants with all sorts of facilities you require.
  • Historical and Architectural Sightseeing: Turkey, as well as Istanbul, has got the most spectacular historical movements including Romans, Ancient Greeks, Ottomans, Byzantines, Early Christians, and other civilizations. You will still find the witnesses of such historical movements through their architectural sites. Don’t miss visiting the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace Museum, etc. during your 48 hours stay.
  • Explore Ballooning in Cappadocia: You should not miss experiencing one of the best feelings that are riding on hot air balloons in Cappadocia. The surrounded picturesque views will mesmerize your mind when you will be on top of it. Also, don’t forget to capture one of the best moments of your life.
  • Explore Art and Culture: Turkey is renowned for its poetic and artistic influences all around the world. Their buildings, architecture, sculptures, museums, and other structural sites will make you stunned for a while. Turkish people are friendly with tourists. You can talk to local people to know more about their culture and art.
  • Itineraries and Charters: Istanbul, as well as Turkey, is surrounded by natural beauty with picturesque views. You can make itineraries from exploring mountains to a river cruise.  Don’t forget to experience the special Gulet Charter, which is a wooden yacht with 4 to 8 cabins. You can also make a private charter in this.
  • Eat, Shop, and Enjoy: Istanbul is best-known for its Grand Bazaar. You will be mesmerized with the colorful bazaar filled with a variety of collections. Don’t forget to shop from there at the most affordable prices. Also, try out Turkey’s traditional dishes that are made with special spices. Overall, you will enjoy to the fullest during your 48 hours stay in Istanbul.

In a word, the Istanbul trip can be one of the most memorable trips for you so far.

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