3 days in Istanbul Itinerary

3 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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul online trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Kuwait, the closest major airports are Atatürk International Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. In May, daytime highs in Istanbul are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
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Topkapi Palace

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