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Unravel The Veiled Adventures Of Istanbul As An Avid Traveler

Being an avid traveler myself I would like to tell you that I always crave for new experiences, and explore rich adventures (especially if it is a hidden and less reconnoitered one!). And I believe if you love to drool over adventure trips or fun-filled one Istanbul is a must visit!

Believe me you will jump high when you hear about the beautiful and serene city of Constantinople (as it is known!). You see it is really important fact to know about the place you are travelling before your step in there. Don’t you think so? Right! The city of Istanbul will make you slobber over its beauty.

Shopaholics, let me just give you a brief not only you can enjoy your travelling experiences but also the shopping centers of Istanbul. Istanbul has got shopping malls of the historic age (as they say) as well as the modern ones. Isn’t that great you get sovereigns for every kith and kin! (Well, first for you I know!)

Well, while planning a trip not only things about that place is to be searched for but also budget to be maintained! I knew you were scared of this particular thing! Well, you need not worry as Hotels.com and Agoda have got great deals on hotel bookings and flight bookings as well. Join in your bookings with CollectOffers and you get additional discount coupons and voucher codes.

Let’s have a sneak-peak at the things you can do at Istanbul to fill your travel with fun moments!

Bosphorus Cruise istanbul-bosphorus-sunsetA trip to Istanbul is not complete without a Bosphorus cruise. Not only it provides a nice overview of the city, both the European and Asian shores of the famous waterway have a lot to offer – century old palaces and mansions galore. If you are an avid traveller and love sea views you must not miss it.

Topkapi Palace topkapi_palace_002The Topkapi Palace is the biggest and one of the most popular sites to visit in Istanbul. Topkapi Palace is rightfully a sight you can’t afford to miss while in Istanbul. Top attractions at Topkapi Palace are the Harem, an adorned ‘cage’ of the sultan’s women, the treasury storing the crown jewels.

Grand Bazaar  Yes, shopaholics, this is the place you all will I am sure drool over! Locals shop here every day, but odds are they’re better at bargaining than you are. The bazaar is very famous for its carpets, leather, ceramics, souvenirs and jewelry.

Süleymaniye Mosque medium_istanbul_s_leymaniye_mosque_exterior2A not to miss opportunity for sure! Don’t forget to visit the tombs of Süleyman and Roxalana behind the graveyard and eat kuru fasulye (haricot beans) in one of the many restaurants in the Alley of Addicts.

Getting Scrubbed in a Hamam cagaloglu-hamami-1There are several hamams available in the city. Among the oldest are the (recently renovated) Ayasofya Hürrem Sultan Hamam and Kılıç Ali Paşa Hamam. As you know there is no better way to rejuvenate your body other than Hamam.

Yeah! such a beautiful place with so many things to do! How can any traveller miss this? Well, so don’t you book your tickets now!