Things to do in Istanbul


1-Beylerbeyi Palace

The Beylerbeyi Palace, Beylerbeyi meaning "Lord of Lords", is located in the Beylerbeyi neighbourhood of Üsküdar district in Istanbul, Turkey at the Asian side of the Bosphorus. An Imperial Ottoman summer residence built in the 1860s, it is now situated immediately north of the 1973 Bosphorus Bridge.

Address: Beylerbeyi Mahallesi, Abdullahağa Cd., 34676 Üsküdar/İstanbul

Telephone: (0216) 321 93 20 Website:

2-Ciragan Palace Kempinski

Hotel details: Occupying an ornate former Ottoman palace overlooking the Bosphorus strait, this luxe hotel is 2 km from Dolmabahçe Sarayı, an art museum in a grand palace.

Address: Yıldız Mh., Çırağan Cd. No:32, 34349 Beşiktaş/İstanbul

Telephone: (0212) 326 46 46 Website:

3-Küçüksu Palace

Küçüksu Palace or Küçüksu Pavilion, a.k.a. Göksu Pavilion, is a summer palace in Istanbul, Turkey, situated in the Küçüksu neighborhood of Beykoz district on the Asian shore of the Bosphorus between Anadoluhisarı and the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge.

Address: Göksu Mahallesi, Küçüksu Cd., 34815 Beykoz/İstanbul

Telephone: (0212) 326 46 46 Website:

4-Palace of the Porphyrogenitus

The Palace of the Porphyrogenitus, known in Turkish as the Tekfur Sarayı, is a late 13th-century Byzantine palace in the north-western part of the old city of Constantinople.

Address: Ayvansaray Mahallesi, 34087 Fatih/Istanbul

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5-Adile Sultan Palace

Adile Sultan Palace is the former royal residence of Ottoman princess Adile Sultan. It was donated to the state by Adile Sultan to be used as a school building for the Kandilli Anatolian High School for Girls and is today a cultural center. It is located in the Kandilli neighbourhood of Istanbul, Turkey.

Address: Kandilli Mahallesi, Vaniköy Cd No : 12, 34684 Üsküdar/İstanbul

Telephone: (0216) 332 23 33 Website:

6-The Blue Mosque

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is a historic mosque located in Istanbul, Turkey. A popular tourist site, the Sultan Ahmed Mosque continues to function as a mosque today. The Blue Mosque, as it is popularly known, was constructed between 1609 and 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.

Address: Sultan Ahmet Mahallesi, Atmeydanı Cd. No:7, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul

Telephone: (0212) 458 44 68 Website:

7-Dolmabahçe Palace

Dolmabahçe Palace located in the Beşiktaş district of Istanbul, Turkey, on the European coast of the Bosphorus, served as the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire from 1856 to 1887 and 1909 to 1922.

Address: Vişnezade Mahallesi, Dolmabahçe Cd., 34357 Beşiktaş/İstanbul

Telephone: (0212) 236 90 00 Website:

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