Istanbul break points for a pleasant time

Once you have decided to invest in Turkey, if you prefer Istanbul city to buy a property, you will need to pleasant break while looking at apartment for sale in Istanbul.

Once you have decided to invest in Turkey, if you prefer Istanbul city to buy a property, you will need to pleasant break while looking at apartment for sale in Istanbul. Let us briefly explain the some break points you will have a pleasant time in Istanbul.

 

 

Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camii)

Sultan Ahmet 1's grand architectural favor to his capital was this spectacular mosque, commonly known as the Blue Mosque today. It was built between 1609 and 1616 years, the mosque had six minarets (the same number as the Great Mosque of Mecca). The mosque takes its nickname from its interior design of tens of thousands of blue color İznik tiles.

A great sightseeing pleasure of a trip to Istanbul is wandering among the gardens sandwiched between the Haghia Sophia and the Blue Mosque to experience their dueling domes in twin glory.

And then you can visit Arasta Bazaar which is directly behind the Blue Mosque. It is; a great place for a shopping stop as the handicraft shops here sell high-quality souvenirs.

Location: Sultanahmet
 

 

Basilica Cistern (Yerebatan Sarnıcı)

The Basilica Cistern is one of Istanbul's most amazing  places. This enormous, palace-like subterranean hall, supported by 336 columns in 12 rows, once laid up. The imperial water supply for the Byzantine emperors. This project was started by Constantine the Great but completed by Emperor Justinian in the 6th century. Many of the columns used in architecture were recycled from earlier classical structures and feature decorative engravings.

To visit here is very atmospheric ambient with the columns nicely lit and the soft, steady trickle of water all around you.

Location: Yerebatan Caddesi, Sultanahmet

 

 

Grand Bazaar (Kapalı Çarşı)

The Grand Bazaar is where everbody visits. This colossal covered market is actually the world's first shopping mall; taking up all city quarter, surrounded by thick walls, between the Beyazıd Mosque and Nuruosmaniye Mosque. Entering to the bazaar is through one of eleven gates from where a labyrinth of vaulted-ceiling laneways, lined by shops and stalls selling every Turkish handicraft and souvenir you could imagine, cover the area.

The various trades are still mostly separated into particular divisions, which makes browsing easier. Location: Beyazıt Meydanı, Beyazıt

 

 

Galata Tower

This is one of Istanbul's most recognisable landmarks and  was built in the 14th century by Genoese. You can see tremendous panoramic views over the city from the top balcony.

Location:  Karaköy

 

Bosphorus:

The scenic Bosphorus runs through the heart of Istanbul, connecting  Europe and Asia. The Bosphorus not only separates a city, but a continent, too, dividing east from west; Europe from Asia. It’s a significant shipping route, a commuter travel route, and an enduring point of interest for visitors and locals

Last Updated: 2.11.2018 00:05:33