5 days in Istanbul Itinerary

5 days in Istanbul Itinerary

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Istanbul
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Istanbul

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A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Bring the kids along to Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Basilica Cistern. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Beyoglu and Room Escape Games. When in Istanbul, make a side trip to see Ulu Cami in Bursa, approximately 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ortakoy, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eyup Sultan Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and admire the striking features of Rustem Pasha Mosque.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul itinerary maker site .

If you are flying in from Pakistan, the closest major airports are Istanbul Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. In January, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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Ulu Cami, Göynük Köyü Mer. Cami
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Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
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Ortakoy

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