Three Days in Istanbul

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Can you spend three days in Istanbul and see it? Sure, the way you can “see” Paris in three days …. Having been exactly once, I think a week is the ideal time for an Istanbul newbie – you can see the so-called top sites, but also some of the cooler sites and spend some time actually enjoying the city, by dining on the Bosphorus Strait, trying an upscale hammam or hiking around the hills of Beyoglu.

Here’s my top-five in a nutshell:

Must do: Dining on the Bosphorus. I guess a view really matters. Watch the ships go by and lose yourself in the sun and breeze. Oh, and the seafood is terrific.

Must see: If you can only see one site, then Aya Sophia. It’s not St. Peter’s but it’s pretty cool, and the layers of history (and religion) make it that much more fascinating.

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