The guide that shows you what other travel books only tell you!
Capturing the vivid atmosphere of its unique subject, DK's Eyewitness Travel Guide: Istanbul explores the exotic port of call that sits between European and Asian Turkey. With more than 700 full-color photographs, street-by-street maps, and 3-D aerial views-this handbook is the most visual reference to Istanbul imaginable. See art and artifacts from Topkapi Palace and the various collections of the city's Archaeological Museum. Special features highlight the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, and the Grand Bazaar. The guide also recommends side trips to the Bosphorus, the straits separating Europe from Asia that link the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara. Istanbul's phenomenal history, blend of cultures, people, landscape, landmarks, and cuisine are fully captured in numerous features throughout this educational and entertaining travel companion.