Alibeykoy is the perfect place to stay while you are in Istanbul as some of the city’s star attractions are within easy reach. Sadabad Mosque and Sapphire Mall are amongst the best places to explore here. If you have time, don’t miss the Sapphire of Istanbul and the Trump Towers Istanbul.
Visitors travel from near and far to see Hagia Sophia, one of the most popular landmarks in the country. It is only less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the middle on the city.
Spend some time in the center of Istanbul. You won’t want to miss Hippodrome, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace.
You’ll find some unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Alibeykoy. In particular, you should make sure you check out Maritime Museum, Military Museum and the Istanbul Military Museum. If you love everything to do with art, enjoy the collections at the Taksim Republic Art Gallery. Culture vultures will find plenty to applaud at venues such as the Ataturk Cultural Center and the Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall.
If the weather is good, follow the locals and appreciate the nearby parks and reserves. Enjoy some of the tranquil urban spaces such as the Taksim Gezi Park, Yildiz Park and Macka Park.
While you are in and around Alibeykoy, be sure to visit Taksim Square, Parkorman and Piyer Loti. To learn about the role of faith in Istanbul, spend a little time at the area’s holy places, such as the Eyup Sultan Mosque and the Sinan Pasha Mosque. For a tour of the nearby historic sights, be sure to check out Dolmabahce Palace, Yildiz Palace and Ihlamur Palace.
Hit a few balls at the Istanbul Golf Club, amongst the most popular greens in the area.
If you love to shop, shop til you drop amid the many stores at Istinye Park, Akmerkez and Istiklal Avenue.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, think about booking your accommodation at one of the area’s many accommodation options. The Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul, the Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus and the Marmara Taksim are just three of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.