Where east meets west, Istanbul spans over two continents and blends together a fusion of rich history, traditions and cultures. Famed for its mosques and magnificent architecture, lively bazaars, vibrant nightlife, melting pot of history and culture and breath-taking views, Istanbul is a city you can’t afford to miss!
With so much to do and see in Istanbul, it can difficult to know where to start! To help you out, we’ve put together our top 5 favourite things to do and see when visiting Istanbul.
With few crowds and bargain prices, Istanbul is a destination not to be overlooked in winter. While the mercury drops to an average 8-12 degrees Celcius during the daytime, the city is still brimming with culture, excitement and things to do. Here are the top 5 reasons to visit Istanbul in winter: