Earlier known as Constantinople, Istanbul fights between modern and ancient world. Istanbul is where east meets the west, where you will find hamams, historic centers and many nightclubs. The city has an abundance of ancient monuments including the Blue Mosque and Church of St Savior in Chora. Whether you wish to visit a hamam and take a Turkish bath or take a walking tour of the Haghia Sophia and the Topkapi Museum, the city has a lot to see and do.Take off on a weekend Getaway in Istanbul
• Your weekend trip to Istanbul can be considered incomplete if you are not able to make it to the Topkapi Palace. This palace served as the official residence of the Ottoman Sultans and today is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site.
• If you wish to keep away from the crowded attractions, the local bazaars are a great choice for you. The Grand Bazaar and the Spice Bazaar are the two most visited shopping areas of the city; these bazaars attract more than 500,000 visitors daily.Plan for Fun with the Family in Istanbul
• Located on the banks of the Golden Horn, Miniaturk is a miniature park offering a playground and other great opportunities for you to have a great time with your family.
• Take a ride on the nostalgic tram with your family that is extremely inexpensive and offers you to have a collective view of Istiklal Caddesi.