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An ideal apartment in a very safe area of the city is available for short term rentals. There are 2 doublebeds in 2 bedrooms and & 1 sofabed for 2 persons and a pullout bed for 1 more person in the living hall. Both bedrooms have a balcony each. The large (50sqm) living hall is tastefully furnished and includes a big dining table for 8 people. You will have 2 sattelite TV, CD and DVD players, wireless internet connection, 4 ceiling fans (1 in two bedrooms, living room & kitchen each)air conditioning. There is A/C in the living hall. Full kitchen ware such as dishwasher, kettle, toaster, coffee maker, 2 ovens (1 is micowave) etc. Other facilities include a washing machine, iron and hot water (boiler). Great location. 4-5 minutes to tube/subway & bus stop. Very easy to reach historical places like Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace, etc. Major shopping malls of Cevahir (the largest in Europe & second in the world), City's & Akmerkez are within easy reach either on foot or by underground/bus. Taksim Square (the major downtown area of the city) takes 15 minutes on foot, 7-8 minutes by bus (except rush hours) & 3 minutes by subway (tube). This flat is only less than a mile (1 km) from the main Convention Center of Istanbul (Lutfu Kirdar Congress Hall). Grocery shops, green grocers, drycleaners, flower shops, tailors, butchers, are within 1-3 minutes walk. Very safe apartment with nice neighbors and very quiet environment. This is the most quiet and cleanest apartment you can find in a central location. This flat is most suitable especially for those who don't want to or can't climb up tiring high hilly roads to reach the main streets and/or main transportation facilities as contrary to most accomodation alternatives, it is located at the most central one of the rare non hilly district of the city. Finally this is a home where our family lives during suitable terms and it is not decorated with lots of renovated 2nd hand furniture & stuff, thus it is most hygienic. Airport Transfers: Availabilities include Special Airport bus line (delux pullman coaches), streetcar line & taxi-cabs.
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Cagan Guest House is located in the old city of Bazaar. Located 3 minutes of walk away from the Grand Bazaar, the Blue Mosque, St. Sophia and the Topkapi Palace, Cagan Guest House Istanbul are the perfect place to stay. You start your day with a delicious breakfast on the terrace overlooking the sea. Then the discovery. Take your old town.
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Your guide to İstanbul
Welcome to Istanbul
Istanbul’s long history as a trading post and melting pot has made it one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world. At first glance, the evidence appears in the architecture of Neoclassical mansions, Romanesque apartments, Byzantine churches, and of course its iconic Ottoman mosques.
In the neighborhood of Sultanahmet, 1,000-year-old buildings and underground cisterns are a testament to the city’s enduring legacy. Throughout Istanbul you’ll find tributes to the past and an eye toward the future. Beyoğlu’s tangled alleys smell of fresh-brewed Turkish coffee, and trendy neighborhoods like Nişantaşı and Kadıköy boast a bounty of modern galleries and cafes. Yet in nearly every corner of this sprawling megalopolis, you’ll find hospitality as welcoming as in a small town, and people eager to share their stories over a cup of Turkish tea.
How do I get around İstanbul?
Istanbul Airport (IST) is the city’s primary hub. Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) is also easily accessible, and is ideal for domestic flights. Both airports are approximately 27 miles from the city center, and the fastest way to reach them is by taxi, which can take 35 minutes to over an hour, depending on traffic. Be sure to plan ahead, as roads can get quite congested during peak travel times. There is also the Havabus airporter bus that goes straight to Taksim Square (the metro doesn’t reach the airports). It’s easy to navigate the city using Istanbul’s robust public transportation network consisting of a metro system and buses. There are also plenty of taxis to get you from point A to B, though keep in mind that no rideshare companies currently operate in Turkey. The most scenic way to travel through Istanbul is via its ferry network across the Bosphorus Strait.
When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in İstanbul?
Though Istanbul can be visited year-round thanks to its temperate climate, there are some factors to consider when booking an apartment for rent. Summer is when the city is at its most alive and charismatic, but it’s also when the humidity hits its peak. July and August are the hottest months, making sightseeing most ideal in the mornings and late afternoons. The warm weather also makes for pleasant outdoor evenings. Spring is popular for its more temperate weather. In April, the city’s parks burst to life with colorful tulips, Turkey’s national flower, peaking at the annual Istanbul Tulip Festival. The fall sees a host of art and music events like the Istanbul Jazz Festival and the Istanbul Biennial, which always draw a chic international crowd. Winter brings cold, wet air with lots of rain and occasional snow flurries. However, temperatures rarely drop below freezing.
What are the top things to do in İstanbul?
One of the most enduring symbols of Istanbul is the Hagia Sophia, a massive building that has seen many incarnations. Byzantine Emperor Justinian consecrated it as a church in 537; a thousand years later it was converted into a mosque, then declared a museum by President Atatürk in 1935. In 2020, it was converted back into a mosque. Today it’s free and open to all visitors, and revered for its stunning mosaics.
This underground cistern is almost 1,500 years old and remains Istanbul’s largest Byzantine cistern. The cavernous space harks back to another time and dimension. A wooden platform stretches out over water teeming with carp; walk among its 336 marble columns, which were salvaged from old temples.
One of Istanbul’s lesser-known features resides on the Sea of Marmara’s horizon, where an archipelago of nine islands makes an ideal day trip from the cacophony of the city. The islands are all car-free and lined with walking trails that wind through pine forests and lead to panoramic vistas and scenic coves.