Sights & Attractions in Istanbul


Fodor's Choice Sights in Istanbul

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
Aya Sofya
This soaring edifice is perhaps the greatest...
Religious Sites Sultanahmet
Blue Mosque
Only after you enter the Blue Mosque do you...
Religious Sites Sultanahmet
Dolmabahçe Palace
The name Dolmabahçe means "filled-in garden,"...
Castles / Palaces Besiktas and Nisantasi
Grand Bazaar
Take a deep breath and plunge into this maze...
Markets / Bazaars The Bazaar Area and Environs
Istanbul Archaeology Museums
Step into this vast repository of spectacular...
Museums / Galleries Sultanahmet
Istanbul Modern
Housed in a converted warehouse on the shores of...
Museums / Galleries Galata and Karakoy
Kariye Müzesi
The dazzling mosaics and frescoes in the former...
Museums / Galleries, Religious Sites Western Districts
Süleymaniye Camii
Perched on a hilltop opposite Istanbul...
Religious Sites The Bazaar Area and Environs
Topkapı Palace
This vast palace on Sarayburnu ("Seraglio...
Castles / Palaces Sultanahmet
Yerebatan Sarnıcı
The major problem with the site of Byzantium was...
Archaeological Sites Sultanahmet


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