Published On: Fri, May 13th, 2016

6 Trip attractions in Istanbul



Istanbul, which is amid Asia and Europe, a conduit between western and eastern culture. It is not a concurrence that a lot of the major civilizations of the past centuries, from Romans to Ottomans, battled for its power, transmitting it into an ever-changing melting pan. The Silk Road and the hippie trail move across it and till present, it is thought to be the entry to Asia and a favorite place for travelers. Whereas numerous archaeological sites and museums have an entry fee there are an abundance of magnetisms, markets and neighborhoods in Istanbul where you don’t have to spend a dime. There is sufficient amusement to make a pleasant living.

Here are a few of the apex free magnetisms in Istanbul.

Prices Island 

A favorite flee of Istanbullus from turmoil and horde, Princes’ Islands are an archipelago situated across 20 km south east of the metropolis. It consists on nine islands, in which four are effortlessly reachable by a public transport.

Silivrikapi Mevlana Cultural Center

The Whirling Dervishes are a component of an Islamic religious array, the Sufis, at first born in Konya in Anatolia, where Mevlana spent much of his life. But it is in Istanbul that you will have the good opportunity to be a part of a ‘Sema Ceremony’.

Kadikoy and Uskudar

A lot of the visitors don’t project on the Asian side, emphasizing all their touristic endeavors on the European side, but it is in the less-visited Asian side that you can find out the actual local life of Istanbul.


If you have still witnessed a postcard with a charming mosque positioned in front of the Bosphorus Bridge, then you are familiar with what Ortakoy appear like. Ortakoy is a little neighborhood on the European side of Istanbul, subsequent to the doorway of the Bosphorus Bridge.

Taksim Square

Taksim Square is the much renowned transport center and gathering point for Istanbullus. Taking up an enormous part at one end of Istiklal Street, it is recognized much for its historical and cultural significance instead of its magnificence.

Istiklal Street

Istiklal Street, the chief arterial road of Istanbul, is a 1.3-km-long boulevard in the core of the European side of the metropolis, the Beyoglu (Pera) region. It attaches Taksim Square the entire way down to Tunel, included in the very old metro stations on the globe employed since 1875, situated not much away from Galata Tower.

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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.