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Constantinople is a city that has taken up the cultures of the Romans, Byzantines and Ottomans and merges them with the contemporary realm like no other place in the globe. In Istanbul you will be taken back in history to the Ottoman and Buddhist epochs with amazing historic buildings such as the Hagia Sofia, the palace Topkap?, breathtaking villas on the banks of the Bosporus and the quarters around the Golden Horn.
Galata, Beyo?lu, Üsküdar and Kad?köy are just some of the liveliest neighborhoods in the capital, providing the visitor with three entertaining options, stories and tastes that make Istanbul the truly special gem it is. Ýstanbul is known for: PRIVACY: Istanbul Atatürk Airport is about 22 km from the centre of the historic Istanbul Penninsula and can be reached by underground and streetcar.
TRY 2.40 with an Istanbul Card, which you can get at the Istanbul International Railway Terminal, and on which you can download cash to take the subway and go to the Zeytinburnu stop, where you can change to the T1 streetcar. Transfers cost an extra TRY 1.45, and the T1 line runs all the way to Kabata?, with stops at various points on the historical part of the island.
Journey time is about 50 min. You can also take the subway to Yenikap?, where you can change to the underground train No. 2 and go on to Taksim. To get to the ANATOLIC side of the town, go to Yenikap? and change to the Marmaray subway line that goes to Üsküdar and near Kad?köy
The Sabiha Gökçen International Airport is about 46 km from the centre of the historic centre of the island and can be reached by a combined transport system of buses, metros and trams. You can take the coach Havata? to Kad?köy or, if you want to remain on the Europan side of the town, take the coach to Takim - TRY 14 and you can buy them on the coach.
From Taksim to the ancient part of the island, get an Istanbul Card, put some cash on it and take the F1 cable car from Taksim to Kabata? For 1.45 TRY, take the T1 streetcar, which will take you all the way through the city.
From Sabiha Gökçen it is about two and a half hour to the historic half island. In order to take a cab from Istanbul Airport Ataturk to the centre of the town, go to one of the booths in front of the national or foreign terminal, where you can travel 24-7.
From Sabiha Gökçen Airport, you can take a cab to the historic part of the island by going to one of the booths in front of the national or multinational terminal, where you can travel 24-7.