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5-Day Istanbul and Cappadocia Tour

5-Day Istanbul and Cappadocia Tour
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This 5-day tour offers you one of the best tourist destinations of Turkey: mesmerizing Istanbul, that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus strait and Cappadocia with unique geological, historic, and cultural features.

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Duration:
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The tour will start with a visit to the Egyptian Spice Bazaar. Board for a cruise along the Bosphorus, the waterway separating the two continents of Europe and Asia. You will have a chance to see the European style palaces of the Ottomans and the palaces of Dolmabahce and Beylerbeyi, in striking contrast to some of the modern villas that line the shores.

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Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST) Information


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Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Where is Istanbul Ataturk Airport?  


Istanbul straddles the Bosphorus, one of the world's busiest waterways—in northwestern Turkey, between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea. As a result, half of Istanbul is in Europe, and the other half is in Asia.


The former Constantinople, the centre of many empires, is rich with history. Popular sights are the Hagia Sofia, the Blue Mosque and the Grand Baazar.


Istanbul Atatürk International Airport (IATA: IST, ICAO: LTBA), also referred to as Istanbul Atatürk Airport, or simply Istanbul Airport, is located in Yeşilköy, a neighbourhood in the Bakırköy district, on the European side of the city, 24 kilometres (15 miles) west of the central Istanbul, Turkey. The airport is named to honour Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the Republic of Turkey's first president.


In 2015, Istanbul Ataturk Airport served 61,322,729 passengers, making it the busiest airport in Turkey, followed by behind Antalya Airport (AYT)


Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the busiest of the city's two airports; the other, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW), handles mostly domestic traffic.


IST airport  is a hub for Atlasjet, Freebird Airlines, Onur Air and Turkish Airlines. Other airlines that fly to Istanbul Ataturk Airport include Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, KLM, Lufthansa, Pegasus Airlines, Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines.


Cities with flights to Istanbul Ataturk Airport include Abu Dhabi, Amman, Amsterdam, Athens, Bangkok, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Casablanca, Delhi, Doha, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, New York, Oslo, Paris, Rome, Seoul, Singapore, São Paulo, Tehran, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington DC.


Your best bet for a Istanbul Ataturk Airport transfer is the metro. Details on all options are included in this guide.


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 Other Items of Interest at Istanbul Ataturk Airport


Istanbul Airport services include:

  • Conference facilities
  • Mosques (open 24/7) - Check-in area (2), Domestic Departures (2), International transit area (2), Arrivals (2)
  • Luggage storage (open 24/7) - Arrivals area in both Domestic and International terminals




Additional Istanbul Ataturk Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2017