Synopses & Reviews
WHAT WILL YOUR ISTANBUL ENCOUNTER BE?
...getting giddy with the whirling dervishes
...rich kilims, dazzling jewellery and marketplace banter in the Grand Bazaar
...taking your time to muse on artistic inspiration at Istanbul Modern
...dining like a sultan on meze selections or fabulously fresh fish
...Greek liturgies, Macedonian synagogues or Albanian meatballs on a Golden Horn cruise
...chasing Medusa's head and ghostly carp in the subterranean Basilica Cistern
DISCOVER TWICE THE CITY IN HALF THE TIME...
full-color pull-out map and detailed neighborhood
maps for easy navigation
our Turkophile author recommends the very best sights, restaurants, shops, architectural treasures and ferry trips
unique itineraries and highlights help you make the most of a short break
local experts reveal Istanbul's secrets: from crime author Barbara Nadel's favourite neighborhood to a Grand Bazaar jeweler's shopping recommendations