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The City of Istanbul
  5 Day Trip


Day 1
Arrive Istanbul – Transfer to our Hotel in Sultanhamet  1st night Hotel Arcadia – B/B

Day 2
First full day in Istanbul – This  monumental city stands astride the straits of the Bosphorus, straddling European and Asian parts of Turkey.     We  have the opportunity to explore in depth the imperial capital of the Byzantine Empires and then the Ottoman Sultans. The chance to experience such  architectural marvels as Haghia Sophia and the Blue Mosque.  A visit to the Topkapi Palace, and the Cisterns.     We take time discovering these historical wonders as well as delving into the colourful  labyrinth of more than 4000  shops that  make up the Grand Bazaar .  Not to be missed out is the Egyptian Bazaar and the Fish Markets that line the shores of the Bosphorus.  2nd night – Hotel Arcadia B/B

Day 3
Whole Day Istanbul – 3rd night Hotel Arcadia B/B

Day 4
Whole Day Istanbul – 4th night Hotel Arcadia B/B

Day 5
Transfer to the airport and depart for home

N.B Flights
A number of airlines fly from the UK direct to Istanbul: British Airways, Turkish Airlines, Easy Jet.
Links to Airlines