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Lonely Planet Istanbul City Guide artworkLonely Planet Istanbul City Guide
Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd

Price: $5.99
Release Date: July 23, 2009

Let the world’s leading guidebook publisher bring the ‘City of the World’s Desire’ to your iPhone. Teetering ‘twixt East and West, bursting with bars, Ottoman mosques, museums and architectural wonders and home to a rich and varied culture, Istanbul will delight history buffs and socialites alike. So, whether you’re keen to touch the sublime in Aya Sofya, sample the raki in every meyhane (tavern) on Nevizade Sokak, or simply drift through the Bosphorus, we’re with you every step of the way.

Imagine you’ve spent the morning scouring the 4000 stalls of the Grand Bazaar, and want to marvel at the Süleymaniye Camii before finding the perfect place for lunch. Or you’ve read our chapters on the city’s Byzantine and Ottoman past, and just have to hunt down its relics for yourself. Simply check your location on our intelligent maps, and plan your day. Or search (by text, category or location) to find the ideal restaurant, museum, historic walking tour or Roman ruin. And we’ve included a gallery of high-res images to really set the scene. Süper!


Our location-aware technology gives you hundreds of handy reviews, striking images and interactive maps – all searchable, portable and easily personalised. Browse guidebook chapters, discover neighbourhoods & plan your itinerary.



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