The capital of three of the world’s greatest empires, this city was first known as Byzantium, then Constantinople, and is now Istanbul. Built on seven hills and straddling the Bosphorus River, Istanbul is one of the only cities in the world that can claim two continents. Add the largest covered bazaar in the world and over 3,113 mosques, this place is one of the most interesting places we’ve seen. Let’s visit Istanbul!
Visit Istanbul: What To Do?
As one of the world’s largest cities, Istanbul has many things to offer a new visitor. Allow plenty of time to take in this culturally rich and magnificent city.
What To Do: Visit a Mosque!
With over 3,000 mosques to visit it’s tough to decide where to start, but we can help! Remember, you are entering a place of sacred worship, so respect the dress code, take off your shoes, and be considerate when taking photos. Here are a few of our favorite mosques in Istanbul.
Visit Istanbul: Blue Mosque
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