Not only is Istanbul a giant world city, it’s also very old. This combination results in a vast amount of must-see (historical) sightseeing spots. Museums, mosques, churches, castles, archaeological sites, parks, bazaars or simply interesting towns, Istanbul has it all. The drawback of such an abundance of things to see or do in Istanbul is that you’ll probably have to make choices.
Below you’ll find an overview of the main attractions. You may also find our list.