Things to Do in Istanbul

Tourist information and guide to attractions & things to do in Istanbul...


Things to do in Istanbul is endless. One of the more popular and fantastic forms of entertainment on your Istanbul visit is the Classic Bosphorus Cruise. The cruise begins slightly to the east of the famous Galata Bridge and continues to Anadolu Kavagi which is the Bosphorus’ entrance to the Black Sea making numerous sightseeing stops along the strait.


Entertainment in Istanbul revolves around many of the entertainment venues that the city has to offer. In recent years, nightlife in Istanbul has really come alive in recent years and the locals will all tell you that the nightlife spreads out in all directions throughout the city.

Istiklal Street between Taksim and Tunel offers the liveliest nightlife in Istanbul as it caters to college students and the younger crowd. The region is commonly alive with parties every night during the summer months and the locals are extremely friendly. Another region for a great evening out is Kadikoy, located on the Asian side of the Bosphorus. With its numerous little bars, pubs, cafes, and restaurants, you can easily spend the night bouncing from one venue to the next. Also the accommodation opportunities are endless with numerous luxury hotels, hostels and apartments. You will not be found wanting with the wide range of choices available for Istanbul accommodation which are more than enough to suit all travelers' budgets and preferences. Choose among renowned luxury hotels and five star rated resorts, to budget apartments and BB's and even to cheap hostels and backpacker rooms, Istanbul promises to get you the accommodation you desire.

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Hot Topics - New Istanbul Airport - Istanbul in March - Sultanahmet - Taksim

Must DOs - experience and enjoy the Whirling Dervishes Show - Bosphorus Cruise - City Sightseeing Bus Tour - Isfanbul Theme Park - Sealife Aquarium

Must SEEs - visit Hagia Sophia - Topkapi Palace - Blue Mosque - Basilica Cistern - Galata Tower - Istanbul Archaelogy Museums - Grand Bazaar

Airport Transfers - Kiwi Taxi offers low-priced, fixed rate private shuttles that include meet-and-greet airport pickups and luggage assistance. Their large selection of comfortable taxis, minivans, luxurious cars and 6-19+ passenger minibuses can match any need while ensuring quick and safe travels to and from Ataturk Airport, Sabiha Gokcen Airport and New Istanbul Airport.