9 days in Istanbul Itinerary

9 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.
Spend the 26th (Wed) floating through the air with a balloon tour. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and contemplate the long history of Galata Tower.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul online travel route planner .

If you are flying in from Kuwait, the closest major airports are Atatürk International Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque
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Topkapi Palace

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