Best Places To Visit In Istanbul
There are two Calata Tower Built by the Genoese and the other one was built by the Byzantines which was destroyed in a war , both the towers were situated in different locations.The existed tower is located to the north of the Golden Horn's junction with the Bosphorus.The nine-story tower is 66.90m, there is a restaurant and café on its upper floors which have views of Istanbul and the Bosphorus. Also located on the upper floors is a nightclub which hosts a Turkish show. There are two operating elevators that carry visitors from the lower level to the upper levels.
The Blue Mosque
The Blue Mosque also known as Sultan Ahmed mosque is a historic mosque located in Istanbul.The mosque was constructed between 1609 and 1616 during the rule of Ahmed 1, Its Külliye contains Ahmed's tomb.It is the most famous tourist site in Istanbul.
Hagia Sophia is the former Greek orthodox Cathedral, latter transformed to a mosque by the Ottoman rulers.It latter became a museum in Istanbul.It is the most viewed site in the world.
Grand Bazaar Istanbul
The grand bazaar has two different meanings in Turkish like Kapalıçarşı meaning Covered markets & Büyük Çarşı meaning Grand market.It also known as one of the oldest shopping malls of the world.
Takism Square is situated in the Europen part (Beyoğlu) of Istanbul.It is the major tourist and leisure district known for hotels, restaurants and shops which serves delicious snacks.The republic monument which was crafted by a famous artist called Pietro Canonica, which is also located in Takism Square.The Takism Square is cosidered as the heart of modern Istanbul.