"ISTANBUL, TURKEY" Istanbul by Phalaenopsis03

Istanbul Travel Guide: 8,072 reviews and 20,961 photos

Ok, I've just realized how reeeeaally sloooooooooooowww I am at posting on VT. Consequently, I'll just have to make this easier on myself by at least getting some pictures in. The narratives and tips will just have to wait.

Quick Facts on Istanbul:

Area: 98 sq mi (254 sq km)
Population: 13 million
Country: Turkey
Time Zone: GMT/UTC +2 (+3 in summer)
Telephone area code: 212 - European Istanbul; 216 - Asian Istanbul


  • Last visit to Istanbul: Jun 2003
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    May 23, 2006 at 3:49 AM

    I was here in 1969. It was a stop on our cruise. I do remember the Blue Mosque and the Grand Bazaar where I bought a "Mosque" silver charm which was the "In thing" at the time. he he xxx Lori

  • TinKan's Profile Photo
    Feb 24, 2006 at 7:26 PM

    HAHA... I am off to Roatan in an hour... and your not... maybe in October you should come and join the party?

  • BluBluBlu's Profile Photo
    Dec 20, 2005 at 2:55 AM

    Hi P! Some great pics & photo's of a city I've yet to get to...Blu

  • whitecliff62's Profile Photo
    Oct 29, 2004 at 11:52 PM

    Hi mrs P. Well this in the closest im going to get to Turkey untill next summer, oh the memories.

  • Waalewiener's Profile Photo
    Oct 28, 2004 at 8:22 PM

    Great picture of Istabul Fatimah The country looks really nice and great that you ahd a chance to see it all.

  • benazer's Profile Photo
    Oct 28, 2004 at 8:25 AM

    Really enjoyed your pages,specially of Istanbul,you have captures her well.

  • travelife's Profile Photo
    Aug 23, 2004 at 4:57 PM

    Pics from Istanbul are amazing .. the one from Grand bazar came out really good!

  • babazula's Profile Photo
    Apr 7, 2004 at 11:54 AM

    really good photos.:)thanks..

  • Aug 6, 2003 at 12:53 AM

    hey, ba't walang write-ups yung awesome pictures? let me know when you're done. thank you for sharing!

  • syllybabe's Profile Photo
    Aug 4, 2003 at 3:24 PM

    I'm looking forward to reading your shopping tips at the bazaar. Istanbul is beautiful. Now I want to see all this myself. :-)


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