Istanbul is one of the most visited and important places in the world, a central hub connecting Asia and Europe, blending the past and the future, bringing together cultures and people from all over the world. It is a city of endless discoveries. Architectural monuments, exciting historical places and unique holy sites are amongst them. You can enjoy city shopping and tourist attractions, experience the colourful daily life and dynamic nightlife, visit museums and enjoy the delightful flavours of rich Turkish cuisine.
Getting to Istanbul is easy thanks to many direct flights from five different airports in the UK, including London Heathtrow, London Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh.
The most popular areas to stay in the centre of İstanbul are Sultanahmet, Karaköy, Galata, Beyoğlu, Ortaköy where you can find beautiful hotels, restaurants, bars and clubs.