ISTANBUL, TURKEY: WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, JULY 7 & 8 — Arrive 8am (Wednesday) – Depart 8pm (Thursday)

Istanbul spans two continents, three millenia, and many cultures. Emperors, the Bosporus River, geography, and Anatolia’s bounteous resources have shaped this pulsing metropolis. Lose yourself in the city’s museums and mosques, plunge in to its bazaars, or explore the Turkish coffee ritual. Whether your interest is contemporary arts, archaeology, food or exploring the city on your own, Istanbul has an engaging visit in store for you.

GENERAL INFO / WIKIPEDIA

»» Wikipedia: Istanbul »»

»» Wikipedia: Ottoman Empire »»

»» Wikipedia: Turkey »»

CULTURAL THOUGHTS

»» Wikipedia: Architecture of Istanbul »»

»» Istanbul Insider: Turkish Cuisine »»

»» Wikipedia: Turkish Cuisine »»

»» Wikipedia: Istanbul Traditional Riverside Houses »»

»» Wikipedia: Ottoman Turkey »»

LOCAL TRAVEL WEBSITES

»» Go Turkey: Official Tourism Site »»

»» How to Istanbul: Official Site »»

»» One Istanbul: Travel App »»

THE ULTIMATE RESTAURANTS

»» Rana By Topaz »»

»» Mikla »»

Visit Istanbul's cultural treasures on Times Journeys adult education cruise conference #6. Start your exploration at the Blue Mosque.

SLIDE SHOWS

RESTAURANT GUIDES

»» Fodor’s: Istanbul Restaurant Reviews »»

MAP

»» Istanbul Map 360°: Downloadable Golden Horn Map »»