DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Istanbul, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756684374
  • ISBN-13: 9780756684372
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
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  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released November 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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DK EYEWITNESS TRAVEL GUIDE: ISTANBUL will lead you straight to the best attractions Istanbul has to offer. Packed with detailed Istanbul maps, beautiful cutaways, and floor plans of all of Istanbul's major sights, this guide explores every facet that makes Istanbul dynamic; from the unique mix of Muslim and Christian history and the sprawling architecture of the Topkapi Palace to the lively Istanbul nightlife and festival culture. This fully updated and expanded guide provides comprehensive guidance on the best things to do in Istanbul; from exploring the Beylglu district for buzzing arts, culture and nightlife, market shopping for top fashion labels, to discovering the Haghia Sophia and all the highlights of the Istanbul metropolis. The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Istanbul provides all the insider tips every visitor to Istanbul needs, with dozens of reviews for hotels, recommendations for restaurants, tips for haggling and shopping, and all the hippest places for entertainment. Don't miss a thing on your vacation with the DK EYEWITNESS TRAVEL GUIDE: ISTANBUL.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use This Guide.
1: Introducing Istanbul.
2: Four Great Days in Istanbul.
3: Putting Istanbul on the Map.
4: The History of Istanbul.
5: Istanbul at a Glance.
6: Istanbul through the Year.
7: Istanbul Area by Area.
8: Seraglio Point.
9: Sultanahmet.
10: The Bazaar Quarter.
11: Beyoğlu.
12: Greater Istanbul.
13: Beyond Istanbul.
14: The Bosphorus.
15: Excursions from Istanbul.
16: Three Guided Walks.
17: Travellers' Needs.
18: Where to Stay.
19: Restaurants, Cafés and Bars.
20: Shopping in Istanbul.
21: Entertainment in Istanbul.
22: Survival Guide.
23: Practical Information.
24: Getting to Istanbul.
25: Getting around Istanbul.
26: Street Finder.
General Index.
Phrase Book.