This magical meeting place of East and West has more top-drawer attractions than it has minarets (and that’s a lot).
Lonely Planet will get you to the heart of Istanbul, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning advice:
Inspirational images, 3D illustrations, city walks and recommendations from our expert authors.
Planning features and top itineraries to help you plan the perfect trip
Local secrets and hidden travel gems that will make your trip unique
PLUS colour features on Istanbul’s hamams and spas, and an essay on the city’s diverse architecture.
Coverage includes: Plan Your Trip, Sultanahmet & Around, Bazaar District, Beyoglu, Besiktas, Ortaköy & Kurucesme, Kadiköy, Understand Istanbul and Survival Guide.