The What to Do chapter explores the diverse range of shopping opportunities and entertainment available, whilst the Eating Out chapter investigates the local cuisine and provides a list of recommended restaurants for visitors to try.
To inspire you, the book offers a rundown of Top 10 Attractions, followed by an itinerary for a Perfect Tour of Istanbul, whilst sections on the history of the city and the character of its people provide concise background information. Clear and detailed maps plot all major sights, and the Travel Tips section offers practical advice on how to get there and where to stay.
Lonely Planet Pocket Istanbul is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Soak up the atmosphere of the Grand Bazaar; see stunning mosaic portraits in Aya Sofya; or take a ferry down Bosphorus strait; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Istanbul and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Istanbul:Full-colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Free, convenient pull-out Istanbul map (included in print version), plus colour neighbourhood maps User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time Covers Beyoglu, the Bazaar District, Topkapi Palace, Eminonu, Ortakoy, Sultanahmet and more
eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones)Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Istanbul, a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience.Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Istanbul's neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet Istanbul guide.
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Tag 2: Topkapi-Palast, der Gewürzmarkt, New Moschee, Galata-Brücke, Galata-Turm, Bosphorus Ferry, Istiklal-Straße, Taksim-Platz
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Tag 2: Holocaust Museum, Knesset, Regierungsgebäude, Bethlehem