Trip to the Megacity in Turkey

I would like to take you to the popular city in Turkey through this article. In Ancient days, Istanbul served as the capital city of the Roman Empire. Now it extends both on the European and on the Asian sides. It is the only metropolis in the world which situated in two continents. It is located on the Bosphorus Strait and covers the natural harbor in the northwest of the country.

Istanbul is the cultural center of Turkey in the old days. It has wonderful historical tourist attractions. The sightseeing is listed as Heritages in the UNESCO list. It has filled with Mosques and Museums. There are wide range of travelers from every country visits this historical city every year. There are lot of old palaces remains still in this city.

It is attractive and multicultural city. The tourist attractions in Istanbul are dated back to several different epochs. It is really amazing to explore this wonderful city. It includes spice markets, suleymaniye bath, Dolmabahce Sarayi, Grand bazaar and Prince’s Island. Let us dig more information about these tourist attractions in this beautiful city.

Spice Market:

It is located in the place called Eminonu in Istanbul. This market had been established in the 1600s. It is called as “Misir Carsisi”. The name “Spice Market” derived from the activity that has been carried out in this place. You will get all type of wonderful spices from here.

Also you will get handicrafts from here. If you travel to Istanbul, you can enjoy buying dried fruits, Turkish delight, caviar and all regular spices items. It will be opened all the days except Sunday. The working hours will be morning 8 o clock to evening 7 o clock. You do not need to pay anything to enter into this Market.

suleymaniye bath:

It is a wonderful massage bath that everyone loves to take in Istanbul. It is called Hamam (Turkish bath). Travelers visiting to Istanbul never miss this opportunity of spa service. It is located in Suleymaniye neighborhood. They have traditional bathrooms according to your climate. There are hot rooms, cold rooms and warm rooms which help bathers to acclimate. It is open every day by 6:00 pm till the mid night. You have to pay a fixed fee to get bathed by the professionals.

Dolmabahce Sarayi:

It is based in Besiktas. It is the wonderful palace built in the 19th century. It shows the blend of Turkish, European and Hindu architectural style. It will be opened for the visitors only on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday to Sunday. You will have to pay the charges to enter this palace. It will be opened by 9 o clock in the morning and closed by 4 o clock.

Grand Bazaar:

Grand Bazaar includes thousands of Shops. It is the must visit shopping area for the travelers. There will not be any charges to enter this bazaar. It will be opened from 9 o clock to 7 o clock. It has covered more than 50 streets of market places.

Princes’ Island:

It is the collection of 9 Islands. It would be wonderful in all the seasons. You should visit this place if you are traveling to Istanbul. Also it is the excellent destination for picnic or a day trip. It has also called as “Great Island”. It provides the ultimate peace, relaxation and quiet environment. It creates a pleasing environment. It is the wonderful tourist spot of Istanbul.

Hope you would have enjoyed your journey to the greatest city of Turkey through this article. Plan your winter trip to Istanbul and have all these excitements in real.

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