Istanbul: interesting places and sights, routes and travel guides
Stories about the most interesting sights of Istanbul. From the ancient Hagia Sophia to the modern mosques of a huge metropolis
When I travel to different cities and countries, I always try to visit theme parks or exhibitions with miniature models of local attractions. This allows you to at least briefly get acquainted with the local architecture and history without large time and financial costs.
On the territory of the amazing Istanbul, the most populated city in Turkey, there are many ancient sights. Among all the places I have seen during my trips to Istanbul, I can single out without hesitation one unique museum space that everyone should see.
Four years ago, I went on a trip to beautiful Istanbul. One of the first sights I visited that time was stunning Hagia Sophia, also called Church of the Holy Wisdom or Church of the Divine Wisdom. In the recent years status of the famous building has changed: if earlier it worked as museum, now the complex is reopened as a mosque.
Istanbul is a wonderful Turkish city. Even if you come here not for the first time, you can always find something interesting here. After my summer trip to Turkey I decided to collect in one article a few tips on what unique sights of this ancient city are a must-see.