Must Know Tips for First Time Istanbul Visitors

Must Know Tips for First Time Istanbul Visitors

Must Know Tips for First Time Istanbul Visitors

Must Know Tips for First Time Istanbul Visitors

Are you planning a trip to Istanbul for the first time? What a thrilling idea! Spending many years in Istanbul, I've gathered enough knowledge to provide you with all the details you'll need to schedule your journey to Istanbul, Turkey. This is one of the most dreamy destinations in the world; every time someone sets  foot in Istanbul, it feels like a first time dream.

Istanbul is an important destination since it is situated on the equator of Europe, where east and west collide. The city, which connects the two continents, conceals layers of history, culture, colors, and scents. sightseeing in Istanbul, from the architecture to the cuisine, tells a tale. The city is busy, fast, and never ends, but there is always a nice park, a small tea house, or a mosque where you can sit, breathe, and relax when you need a break from it all.

Accomodation in Istanbul

There are over 4,000 hotels, hostels, guest houses, and flats in Istanbul. From low-cost hotels to incredibly high-priced luxary accommodations, there is something for everybody with every budget and disre. You would almost need expert assistance in finding the right venue for your interests and budget. 

Our helpful website can help you decide where you will stay and it will make booking a luxury room or a budget hotel in Istanbul a breeze. You will also find inexpensive holiday packages to Istanbul that include flights and lodging. Sultanahmet, Beyoglu, and Taksim are all decent places to visit and stay at. They're all close to restaurants, street food and historical places in Istanbul, and they're some of the safest neighbourhoods in the city.

Food in Istanbul

Istanbul, as one of the world's most visited cities, is ready to provide its tourists with a wide variety of gastronomic delights. There are thousands of pubs, cafes, and restaurants in Istanbul. Prices differ, but it would be a misconception to presume that all restaurants in tourist areas in Istanbul overestimate the cost of food on purpose. There are a lot of cafes in the historical quarters that are happy to host visitors with tasty, albeit affordable prices.

Turkish Kebab

In Turkey, kebabs are the most common dish, and you should know that meat kebabs are more expensive than chicken kebabs. Second, don't be concerned if the weight is listed on the menu (50-200 grams); it refers to the weight of the beef, not the weight of the dish. Kebabs are served on a tray of pide, cake, and pita bread. If you are visiting Istanbul, you cannot go back without eating Turkish kebab in its origin town.

Transportation in Istanbul

If you are going to move a lot, which you should and probably will, buy Istanbulkart in Istanbul. This card will let you travel in Istanbul for a cheaper price with its discounts. This card grants access to all transportation in Istanbul including buses, subways, ferries… You can buy this card in vending machines. This card can be used by multiple people, so it is no problem if you are traveling Istanbul with your family or friends.

You can also consider single ride tokens which are sold in machines at transportation centers. These are more expensive than Istanbulkart, but if you are having a trip in Istanbul for a shorter period of time, these can be a better option.

Visiting the Best Places in Istanbul

Visitors are intrigued by the places to visit, streets to walk, and history-stinking spots in Istanbul, which confirms the saying "life stops, but Istanbul does not." Istanbul, one of the world's most famous cities due to its natural beauty and colorful past, has many historically protected buildings and areas. The first places you will want to visit are going to be Hagia Sophia, some of the museums, The Blue Mosque, Maiden Tower and so on. If you want to find out more about touristic places in Istanbul, check out our travel page for more.

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IamIstanbul, Istanbulun en buyuk dijital platformu

Dev imparatorluklarin ana merkezi Istanbul.


Discover Istanbul

İstanbul, binlerce yıldan beri diğer kültürleri kucaklayan merkezi bir ticaret merkezi olmuştur. Kültürel çeşitliliğinin, zengin tarihi ve lezzetleri dahil olmak üzere bu muhteşem renkli ve tarihi şehir hakkında daha fazla bilgi edinilmesi için yepyeni bir proje hayata geçirildi. 

Tarihi, doğası, rengarenk şehri ve lezzetli yemekleri ile İstanbul hakkında her şeyi bulabileceğiniz platform "IamIstanbul".

Discover Istanbul

Bilgi birikimimiz ve uzmanlığımız ile İstanbul'a seyahat etmek, bu güzel şehirde yaşamak yada geçridiği her dakikayı harika bir deneyime dönüştürmek isteyen ziyaretçilere birçok bilgiyi barındıran bir platform hazırladık. 

Discover Istanbul, şehire turizim yada yaşama amaçlı gelen ziyaretçilerin İstanbul'da neler yapabileceklerini, şartları, yaşam ve gezi faaliyetlerini ve görmeleri gereken en iyi yerler hakkında bilmeleri gereken her şeyi keşfetmeleri için kaynaklar sağlamayı amaçlamaktadır.