One of most favourite city in my traveling list. Modern and old cultural in the same city. A plenty of places must have to visit. So I enjoy every moment in Istanbul. Even now the weather is no stable or some situation is difficult for traveling. Staying around Sultanahmet old city is better than other...more
When you finished your walking all four courtyards of Topkapi Palace. Please do not forget the most important part, the Harem. Which is located in the second courtyard. If you didn't buy harem ticket from the main gate, you can buy at the entrance to the harem as well, but there are no audio guide...more
This is a small local restaurant. I've just walk pass this restaurant when I travelled to Istanbul first time in November 2012. That time I've just looked inside, have no more customers so I didn't try to taste it. When I travelled to Istanbul for the second time in this early April...more
I give 5 stars for this mosque because its open for any tourists to see how they pray in a prayer time. Don't forget to respect their religion by follow the rules for tourists. I have no chance to see how they pray before, even my country also have many mosques. So I was impress for this mosque....more
Topkapi Palace or Topkapi Saray is located in the old town and close to the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. This area is considered a historical district of Istanbul, which has been registered as world heritage of UNESCO since 1985, the three places can be walking in the same day for those who have...more
Hagia Sophia or Aya Sofya in Turkish is very famous attraction. It is one of the greatest surviving examples of Byzantine architecture. I could say that its interior is very beautiful and gorgeous. The main Dome is showing Islamic elements on the top. On the upper, there are the sultan's...more
The inside of palace is very beautiful and so fabulous. Here you can't come inside by yourself but need an official guide of the Palace. And it will take an hour for waiting a long line if you didn't come on tour. However, it's worth for waiting....more
Fantastic to visit this mosque. Blue mosque is beautiful both inside and outside. You will enjoy all the architecture here. The visitors must be respect by following the Islamic recommended before go inside the mosque especially women.
A Bosphorus Cruise trip is a must when you have a journey to Istanbul. That's so beautiful trip along the Bosphorus Strait. See the village on an Asian side, modern building and historic sites on European side. Just choose the best way or a good company cruise tours in order to make your Bosphorus...more
One of the great Istanbul's experiences is walking across the Galata Bridge. It's most magical to see people come for fishing, smoking tobacco on the bridge. There're a lot of seagulls flying over the sea.