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Top 10 Istanbul: The Insider's Guide to the Best of the City

By Melissa Shales

A Comprehensive Guide to Istanbul's Must-See Sights and Hidden Gems

Istanbul, the vibrant and historic city that straddles two continents, is a feast for the senses. From its awe-inspiring architecture to its bustling bazaars, from its delicious cuisine to its lively nightlife, Istanbul has something to offer everyone.

In Top 10 Istanbul, Melissa Shales, a seasoned travel writer and Istanbul expert, shares her insider knowledge to help you make the most of your trip to this captivating city. This comprehensive guide features:

  • Top 10 lists of the best sights, restaurants, bars, shops, and more
  • Detailed descriptions of each attraction, including history, cultural significance, and practical information
  • Itineraries for 1-, 2-, and 3-day trips, as well as suggestions for day trips from Istanbul
  • Maps of each neighborhood, showing the locations of all the top sights
  • A glossary of Turkish words and phrases

Whether you're a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveler, Top 10 Istanbul is the essential guide to help you experience the very best of this extraordinary city.

Praise for Top 10 Istanbul

"Melissa Shales has written the definitive guide to Istanbul. This book is packed with insider tips and recommendations, and it's beautifully written and easy to use. I highly recommend it to anyone planning a trip to Istanbul." — Rick Steves, author of Rick Steves' Europe

"Top 10 Istanbul is the perfect companion for any traveler to this amazing city. Melissa Shales has done an incredible job of curating the best of Istanbul, from the must-see sights to the hidden gems. This book is a must-have for anyone planning a trip to Istanbul." — Lonely Planet

"Melissa Shales' Top 10 Istanbul is the ultimate guide to this fascinating city. With its comprehensive listings, detailed descriptions, and helpful maps, this book will help you make the most of your trip to Istanbul. I highly recommend it." — National Geographic Traveler

About the Author

Melissa Shales is a travel writer and photographer who has been living in Istanbul for over 10 years. She is the author of several books about Istanbul, including Top 10 Istanbul and The Rough Guide to Istanbul. She is also a regular contributor to magazines and newspapers such as The New York Times, The Guardian, and Condé Nast Traveler.

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