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Honeymoon in Istanbul: A Romantic Escape

What do you think about the Istanbul honeymoon destination? Istanbul is waiting for you for a wonderful honeymoon intertwined with history and romance. For Istanbul Turkey honeymoon packages, you can come here every month of the year. However, September – November or April – June are the best times if you do not want the weather to be too cold or hot. There are many treasures to visit in the city, full of magnificent churches, centuries-old mosques and elegant restaurants. Istanbul unites two continents and the magic of the city connects everyone in a timeless manner.

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5 Things to Do on a Layover in Istanbul

You have to wait for your next flight, and that means more than 6 hours. You started thinking about what to do in Istanbul airport for 6 hours, right? Here is an opportunity to visit the city, albeit a bit! You can reach anywhere by public transport vehicles in the city. It’s only a matter of time before you decide where you want to go. If you want to learn what to do on a long layover in Istanbul, you can visit all of the old city. Here are some tips about in Istanbul layover what to do.

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What and How to Enjoy in Prince’s Islands of Istanbul?

Princes’ Islands of Istanbul is the name given to the island collection off the Istanbul coast. It consists of 9 islands; four of which are inhabited (Büyükada, Heybeliada, Burgazada and Kınalıada) and five (Sedefadası, Tavşanadası, Sivriada, Kaşıkadası and Yassiada) of which are uninhabited. Owing to transportation difficulties these islands used to be used as a place of exile. It’s even rumoured that the name of the Princes’ Islands came from the fact that princes’ were exiled there. According to another rumour, the name is said to have come from the palace and monastery built by the Byzantine Emperor Justin II in Büyükada in 567. After the conquest of Istanbul by Fatih Sultan Mehmet the monasteries and settlements on the Princes’ Islands, which have had many names throughout history, were closed and evacuated.

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Where to Watch Whirling Dervishes in Istanbul?

When you come to Istanbul, you’ll see many areas where modern city life and the exotic East come together. The historical fabric of this unique city is carefully preserved and many exotic events are held within the framework of respect for historical values. There are various Ottoman art workshops in Istanbul and some religious ceremonies that you have a chance to participate in.

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Everything You Need to Know About Transportation in Istanbul

One of the best ways to get to know a city is to use public transport. It gives a feeling that of living there and adds an air of authenticity. Istanbul is a busy city and traffic can be crowded so planning your journey is important. As in every cosmopolitan city, there are peak times for traffic and these are best avoided if possible. If you’re taking your own car there are parking places all over the city including the Ispark service offered by the municipality. Still, we recommend you get a map.

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4 Days in Istanbul with the Perfect 4 Day Itinerary

Do you wonder how many days it takes to visit Istanbul completely? This will vary depending on your plan. If you have fewer days, you can apply a more tight schedule. Tripster guides have prepared a program for you to explore the elite Istanbul pleasures you can experience in a short time. Contact us if you think you will have difficulty following this program. Thus, you do not have to stay behind the plan during your trip to Istanbul.

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