"3 OTTOMAN CAPITOL" Turkey Things to Do Tip by neodue
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I do not want to make you disapointed but 5 days is not enough for Istanbul
Istanbul - Izmir is 8 hours buy bus.Gallipoli is 5 hours away buy bus.
If you are coming to Turkey for the first time I recomemend to you
do "3 Old Capital of Ottoman Empire"
This tour is including 3 old Ottoman Capitals(Bursa 1st Capital,Edirne 2nd Capital,Istanbul 3rd capital) which are Old Byzantine,Ottoman,roman cities.
Edirne is 3 hours away from Istanbul by bus at the west of Istanbul.
Bursa is 3 hours away buy bus at the east of the Istanbul.
DAY 1 TOPKAPI PALACE and BLUe MOSQUE and HAGIA SOPHIA
(I recommend to you to go TOPKAPI early in the morning and stay there
till 2:00pm (It s 3 section HAREM-PALACE-TREASURY)you need to pay for each
DAY 2 DOLMABAHCE PALACE,IHLAMUR MANSIONS,ORTAKOY MOSQUE,BESIKTAS AND ORTAKOY
DAY 3 BOSPHORUS TOUR(TAKE A PUBLIC BOAT FROM EMINONU it departs 10:15 you check
www.ido.com.tr and goes to all the way bosphorus and stay in KAVAK and 2 hours
break come back to Eminonu about 3:00 PM
DAY 4 arly in the Morning go to Edirne by bus 3 hours Visit Nicest Ottoman Mosque SELIMIYE,Old Mosque,3 serefeli Mosque,Old synagogue,BEYAZIT II Health Complex,Adalet Mansion Come back to Istanbul at evening.Have local famous fried liver with choped onion.
DAY 5 Go to Bursa by bus 3 hours and visit Great Mosque,Koza han,Sultan Murad Mosque,Stroll around old covered bazaar,Have Iskender Kabap,Yesil Mosque
Come back to Istanbul.
I recommen to visit Pergamon and Ephesus in the next time in the large time.
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