Iconic Places to Go to In Istanbul

Istanbul is the bridge that connects the East from the West. It is not only the most populous city in the country but it has also been the center for politics, economy, and culture. As a tourist who has been to Amsterdam city trips or experienced Amsterdam holidays before, your standard has been set really high. And you would not want to be disappointed by the places that you go to on your next vacation.

Fortunately, Istanbul offers a lot of beautiful and unique tourist spots that you will never find somewhere else. It will be an Amsterdam Heineken experience all over again but in a new city.


This is one of the towns of Istanbul. It can easily be reached through the Bosphorus on the Asian border. Üsküdar offers different sights and sounds that you will see being made in other parts of Istanbul. The majority of the city of Istanbul is composed today of mosques and religious structures. Here, you will see the Mihrimah Sultan Mosque and the Yeni Valide Mosque. The former was built in the mid-1500s while the later was created in the 1800s. The route to this town became open to caravans and traders who want to bring the treasures of Asia to Europe. People took advantage of the intercontinental location of Turkey even during the early times.

Cumhuriyet Caddesi

If you want to experience the modern Istanbul, you need to visit Cumhuriyet Caddesi. This busy place is the area where famous restaurants, hotels, and other shops sell their products. You will surely enjoy your stay here because you can talk to the locals and feel what it is like to live and walk on the streets of Istanbul.

This area is also a place where churches were established and structures were built. Also created near the place is the Museum of Innocence. The unique art that the museum offers will really be a great experience for you as a tourist.

These are just two of the places that you can go to when you are in Istanbul. Be sure to book or reserve a package from Turkije Plaza. Watch out for discounts and promo codes that you can use to get these packages at a lower price.