Explore the magical city of Istanbul, from its venerable mosques to the flourishing designer shopping malls.
Visit the famous Grand Bazaar, 61 streets lined with thousands of shops. Walk through the colorful, vibrant streets as the shouts of vendors ring through the air. Purchase genuine hand-woven Turkish carpets and browse the unsurpassed selection of beautiful antiques and gold jewelry.
Be amazed by the beauty of the Süleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul’s largest and most striking mosque. Marvelous stained glass with Turkish motifs covers a niche wall and scatters color across the ancient floor. Witness the amazing Sultanahmet Mosque, also known as the Blue Mosque due to the 20,000 tiles that adorn the walls and minarets.
Indulge your artistic side with a trip around Istanbul Modern, the country’s premier museum of modern art. Explore the Sakip Sabanci Museum, where a collection of valuable handwritten works of art and delicate porcelain provide an aesthetic view into Istanbul’s history. The museum houses one of the best restaurants in Istanbul, Muzedechanga, where guests can enjoy a delicious meal and fantastic view of the Bosphorus.
Enjoy the shopping opportunities at Kanyon, a four-storey mall in Istanbul. The ground floor hosts fashionable designers, such as Harvey Nichols and George Jensen. Exceptional leisure and entertainment facilities are available on the first floor, including a movie theater, restaurants, and a gourmet supermarket. More designer boutiques and shopping malls are located in Istinye Park and the prestigious Akmerkez.