The Rough Guide to Istanbul is the ultimate travel guide with clear maps and detailed coverage of the best attractions Istanbul has to offer. Discover the frenetic city of Istanbul from the top of the Galata Tower with its breathtaking views across Istanbul, or from the labyrinth Ottoman shopping complex of the Grand Bazaar. Packed with detailed, practical advice on what to see and do in Istanbul this guide provides reliable, up-to-date details of the best hotels in Istanbul for all budgets. Featuring detailed coverage on a full range of attractions; from the Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque, to cruises up the Bosphorus, youll find expert tips on exploring Istanbuls amazing attractions with an authoritative background on Istanbuls rich culture and history. Explore all corners of Istanbul with the clearest maps of any guide and practical Turkish language tips. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Istanbul.