Elaine PongMagnificent designed Mosque which was a Church previously. Filled with historical stories. Do take your time to explore each corner and the mosaics art work. remember to bring a head scarf and to wear long dress/ pants to enter.
E35***16Its a beautiful mosque of Ottoman era.It has a distinction of having five minarets.At the time of its construction there were four minarets of Masjad e Haram,the most sacred mosque.To give it a differentiation from that five minarets were constructed.It is located in Sultan Ahmet square which is accessible through tram,taxi or on foot.Women are advised to cover their bodies while visiting this mosque.During the time of prayers non muslims are forbidden to visit.They can visit after the prayers though.It is also called The blue mosque for its blue colour
Herman_travellerThis place is located just cross the road from Hagia Sophia and the entrance ticket is only 20 Turkish lira. There are many famous columns inside such as Medusa's head column and crying column.
roses_are_rosiepeace to you 🌹usually a busy place Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar (Kapali Çarsi) is the ultimate covered market. Its 5,000+ vendors hawk carpets, beaded bracelets, gold and silver jewelry, multicolored lanterns, leather goods, ceramics, belly-dancing outfits, and more. With goods that span all price ranges, you’ll find the perfect souvenir in the bazaar’s labyrinthine alleys. The Basics Getting lost in the Grand Bazaar is part of the experience, as every twist and turn reveals interesting Turkish goods. Built in the 15th century during the Ottoman era, the market remains an active and lively center of commerce—and today, tourism—in Istanbul.
Let's put you in a luxury hotel in the Historical Museum Pera Palace Hotel Jumeir built in 1892, all rooms are decorated with valuable antiques, even priceless treasures When you walk into the hotel, you will find yourself in a historical museum.
There is the second elevator in the world. It is the most beautiful elevator in the world. It is decorated with exquisite carved wood patterns and smooth cast iron patterns. It rises like an elegant lady. When you salute you, any visitor will be amazed at its craft.
In addition, many world-class legends stay here, including the Turkish father, Mustafa Kemal, who walks in the hotel and unconsciously slows down to experience the rich history and culture. .
overlooking the magnificent view of the Golden Horn of Istanbul