Rick Steves Istanbul - Lale Surmen Aran & Tankut Aran

Rick Steves Istanbul

By Lale Surmen Aran & Tankut Aran

  • Release Date: 2020-12-22
  • Genre: Travel in the Middle East


Walk in the footsteps of emperors and sultans, marvel at some of the greatest monuments on earth, and experience the wonders of East and West with Rick Steves! Inside Rick Steves Istanbul you'll find:Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring IstanbulTop sights and hidden gems, from the world's largest domed churches and monumental mosques to relaxing Turkish bathsHow to connect with local culture: Haggle with merchants in the lively Grand Bazaar, shop along sophisticated avenues, and watch whirling dervishes in actionBeat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps The best places to eat, sleep, and relax Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museumsDetailed neighborhood maps for exploring on the goStrategic advice from trusted Rick Steves Europe tour guides Lale and Tankut Aran on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of their must-see favoritesUseful resources including a packing list, a Turkish phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended readingUpdated to reflect changes that occurred during the Covid-19 pandemic up to the date of publicationOver 400 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you downComplete, up-to-date information on Istanbul's neighborhoods, plus a cruise along the Bosphorus StraitMake the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Istanbul.