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If you are short on time, head for the Sultanahmet district of the Old City. Make sure you utilize the handy network of trams.
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Like many big cities, Istanbul is still busy even as night falls. Time to dine or go clubbing!
The top things in Istanbul to do, from VirtualTourist.
You can visit two continents, Europe and Asia, in just one day! Cross the Bosphorus in one of the very regular ferries.
See what it's like in the world famous Grand Bazaar in Istanbul.
The Grand Bazaar has over 3,000 shops and is a must. But it is easy to get lost, so grab a map and watch out for street signs. Closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays.
Dozens of great Istanbul restaurants to choose from in this guide.
Don't forget to have a kebab or kofta (meatballs).
A mixture of sweet pastry and chopped nuts make up the delight that is baklava! Perfect with Turkish coffee.
The Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmed Mosque) are all within walking distance of each other.