Lonely Planet Pocket Istanbul is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Soak up the atmosphere of the Grand Bazaar; see stunning mosaic portraits in Aya Sofya; or take a ferry down Bosphorus strait; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Istanbul and begin your journey now!
- Full-colour maps and images throughout - Highlights and itineraries - Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local - Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices - Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss - Free, convenient pull-out Istanbul map, plus colour neighbourhood maps - User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time - Covers Beyoglu, the Bazaar District, Topkapi Palace, Eminonu, Ortakoy, Sultanahmet and more.
Updated edition Feb 2017