Sightseeing & Things To Do in Istanbul

In Istanbul, there is a variety of sights, exciting places, and things to do for tourists. Istanbul is such a diverse city that there is always something nice to experience from young to old. There are numerous historical buildings, museums, places to shop, restaurants, and much more. 

Here you will find all the inspiration and information you need to make your trip to Istanbul unique. Whether you are interested in history or simply or just want to have a nice relaxing city break. Istanbul will impress you with its architecture, the Bosphorus, the food, its hospitality, and much more.

Frequently asked questions about Istanbul

How many days do you need for sightseeing in Istanbul?

You need to stay at least two days to visit the most important sights in Istanbul. For a more relaxed trip with some extra time to see more places and do more activities, at least four days are recommended. You will also have the chance to enjoy the Bosphorus view and some nice food. 

What are the entrance prices for museums and sights in Istanbul?

There are some free museums in Istanbul but the entrance for the most popular sights is subject to a fee. You can enter almost all the museums with the Museum Pass. The Museum Pass costs 12.250₺ and is valid for 120 hours.

What are the top sights in Istanbul?

– Hagia Sophia (Ayasosya)
– The Blue Mosque
– Topkapı Palace
– Dolmabahçe Palace
Grand Bazaar
– Galata Tower
– And many more!