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Istanbul, Turkey Travel Guide - What To See & Do
     

Istanbul, Turkey Travel Guide - What To See & Do

by Donna Baird
 
Our illustrated travel guide will take you to Istanbul. Istanbul is Turkey's most populous city, and its cultural and financial center. Located on both sides of the Bosphorus, the narrow strait between the Black Sea and the Marmara Sea, Istanbul bridges Asia and Europe both physically and culturally. Istanbul's population is estimated to be between 12 and 19 million

Overview

Our illustrated travel guide will take you to Istanbul. Istanbul is Turkey's most populous city, and its cultural and financial center. Located on both sides of the Bosphorus, the narrow strait between the Black Sea and the Marmara Sea, Istanbul bridges Asia and Europe both physically and culturally. Istanbul's population is estimated to be between 12 and 19 million people, making it also one of the largest in Europe and the world. Istanbul was one of three European Capitals of Culture in 2010.

Finding Internet access when out and about can be problematic so carry your mobile guidebook in the palm of your hand. We include a fully linked Table of Contents and internally to access context-specific information quickly and easily when offline. Many web links are included as well for additional information.

Contents:

Welcome To Istanbul
Key Districts
Overview
History
Orientation
Climate
Arrivals
By plane
Atatürk Airport
Sabiha Gökçen Airport
By train
By bus
By boat
By car
Local Transportation
Public transport
Istanbulkart
By bus
By metro
By tram
Information for disabled travelers
By boat
By train
By taxi
By shared taxi
Sightseeing Highlights
Tulips
Fun Activities
Hamams
Nargile (Hooka/Water Pipe)
Walking tours
Theodosian Walls Walk
The Classic Bosphorus Cruise
Football
Studying
Ottoman Turkish
Working
Shopping Highlights
Dining Guide
Snacks
Bars, Clubs & Drinking
Accommodation Guide
Communications
Telephone codes
SIM Cards
Internet
Safety & Security
Scams
Blue Mosque scam "guides"
Taksim bar/club scams
Lira/Euro Scams
Shoebrush
Taxi drivers
Overpricing
Stalking
Tourism Police
Healthy Living
Local Help
Consulates
Local & Day Trips
Possible hitchhiking spots

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014439701
Publisher:
PubIt!
Publication date:
05/15/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
556 KB

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