Let Frommer's Istanbul take you beyond the tourist circuit to discover the city's hidden pleasures and historical secrets. Our expert author shares her insights and opnions on buying authentic rugs and Turkish crafts, visiting a hamam, haggling in the markets, dining on street food, and…
…The best of Istanbul in one, two, or three days
Thematic tours for every interest, schedule, and taste
Hundreds of evocative photos
Bulleted maps that show you how to go from place to place
…You'll learn how to navigate the chaotic bustle of Istanbul, buy a rug and get the best deal, find the best undiscovered ruins, and learn the ins and outs of getting a Turkish bath.
Insider tips on bargaining at bazaars and seeking out hidden beaches.