Turkey is a county that is located in Western Asia. It is has a population of over 73 million and its largest city is Istanbul. Each year, millions of people from around the world choose to go on Turkey holidays and to Istanbul because of the culture and many attractions the city offers. Below are some of the most popular attractions:
Hagia Sophia Museum
The Hagia Sophia Museum is located 1.7 miles from the centre of the city. The Hagia Sophia is over 1000 years old and all of its history is housed within this museum. It is by far one of the most popular attractions in Istanbul. It is estimated that over 1000 people visit the Hagia Sophia Museum everyday.
Kariya Museum is the second-most popular attraction in Istanbul. It is was once a church, but it was recently converted into a museum. It has pictures that depict the Virgin Mary and the life of Christ.
Islam is the predominant religion in Turkey and mosques are the places that they gather together to worship. The Sulelymaniye Mosque is one of the most famous Mosques in the world. It was built by Sinan, who was one of the greatest rulers of the Ottoman Empire. It is the third most popular attraction in Instanbul.
The Instanbul Walk is located is an historical walking area. People also have the option of getting a private guide. Over 80 percent of the reviewers gave this attraction an excellent rating.
People who will be visiting Instanbul will also need a place to stay. Below are some of the nicest hotels in the city you can stay at if you are going on group holidays.
Crown Plaza Istanbul Old City Hotel
Crown Plaza Istanbul Old City is a five-star hotel. It has 265 guest rooms and 16 suites. All of the rooms have internet access, complementary coffee and tea as well as air conditioning. The Crown Plaza Instanbul Old City hotel also has meeting rooms and banquet facilities.
Crown Plaza Istanbul Hagia Sophia
Crown Plaza Istanbul Hagia Sophia is a five-star hotel that is located in the Old city area. It has newly-renovated rooms and does not allow pests. The superb location is what attracts many visitors to this hotel. It is conveniently located near the Blue Mosque and The Topkaki Palace.
Grand Durmaz Hotel
The Grand Durmaz Hotel is a four star hotel that is located in the Old city. Wi-fi, rooms with LCD TVs and a spa centre are just a few of the many features that this hotel offers. Additionally, guests who stay at the Durmaz Hotel for at least three nights will get a free one-way transfer to the Ataruk Airport. This hotel is also located 15 minutes from the Grand Bazaar.
Crystal Hotel is a four-star hotel that is located within the New City district. It has spacious, newly-designed rooms and places to hold meetings. It is also conveniently located within walking distance of shopping facilities. Additionally, children who are under the age of 6 stay for free.