Must-Have Experiences In Istanbul For Elderly Travellers

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Tranquility Of The Bosphorus

Elderly travellers can embark on a serene journey aboard a traditional Turkish boat known as a “gulet” or opt for a more luxurious experience on a sightseeing cruise.

Bosphorus Cruise

 Grandeur Of Topkapi Palace

Situated atop Seraglio Point overlooking the Bosphorus, the palace complex boasts a stunning array of courtyards, pavilions, and gardens. 

Topkapi Palace

Aromas And Flavors

Elderly travellers can immerse themselves in the vibrant hustle and bustle of this historic market, browsing stalls adorned with colourful displays of saffron, sumac, and cumin.

Turkish Coffee

Blue Mosque

A masterpiece of Islamic architecture, the Blue Mosque, or Sultan Ahmed Mosque, is a symbol of Istanbul’s spiritual and cultural heritage.

Blue Mosque

Grand Bazaar

Meander through a maze of shops selling everything from handmade carpets and ceramics to intricate jewellery and antiques. 

Grand Bazaar

Turkish Bath Experience

Unwind in the luxurious surroundings of a traditional Ottoman bathhouse, where skilled attendants offer a range of pampering treatments. 

Turkish Humam

Galata Tower

For panoramic views of Istanbul’s sprawling cityscape, make your way to Galata Tower, a medieval stone tower that offers breathtaking vistas from its observation deck. 

Compiled By Himani Verma

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