Ways to experience Istanbul

  1. By Kevin
  2. On Jan 5, 2018
  3. Europe
  4. Travel Tips

Planning your Istanbul holiday in this winter?Then you'd like to know the information about the ways to experience Istanbul.The only downside to the Instanbul's neighbourhood is that it can be a little bit pricey–you are paying for the location.

Ways to experience Istanbul

Go underground at the Basilica Cistern

The Basilica Cistern is the largest of the ancient underground water cisterns found across Istanbul.Most of the columns in the cistern appear to have been recycled from the ruins of other buildings,and among them you’ll find two carvings of Medusa’s head used as column bases,as well as a column with tear shaped engravings believed to have the power to make your wishes come true.

Sample Turkish delight

Also known as lokum to locals,Turkish delight is a popular gummy treat.The best place to sample Turkish delight is at Hafiz Mustafa,where you can choose from flavours that include rose,cinnamon,mint,strawberry,lemon,orange,kiwi,pomegranate and apple.Trust me,you won’t be disappointed!