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I just have one weekend in Istanbul and I was wondering what would be the best area to stay, so I close to the main attractions? Or does anyone have a good recommendation?

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    I would suggest the Taksim or Sultanahmet areas of Istanbul would give you the best central locations for exploring. Istanbul has lots of historical sites - split between the Asian and European sides, so be prepared to do a lot of walking etc, although the metro and the water taxis are good ways to get round.

    One weekend is a very short time in Istanbul but I would recommend the following places:
    Hagia Sophia
    Sultan Ahmet Mosque
    Underground cisterns which are amazing
    Boat ride on the Bosphorous
    and if you are feeling brave, then a trip to the bazaar is a must

    There are lots of good restaurants, bars and places to sit and watch the world go by. over 6 years ago

    Answered by Sam Richards via Site_iconTravellr.com
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    Taxim Larespark hotel, this is good location same time you can check near by hotels. almost 5 years ago

    Answered by Serhat61 via Site_iconAsk a Nomad iPad app

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