The charm and beauty of Istanbul is not limited to the summer, as it is no less important and wonderful in the winter than in the summer
Istanbul is one of the cities rich in tourist and historical areas, and in winter it is covered with pure white snow, which gives it a special splendor, or it rains to make it sparkle, giving it a beautiful and attractive character on the coasts, in green areas and on beautiful buildings
Istanbul is one of the first cities in tourism globally, which tourists flock to in the winter
Because of the beauty of nature and the climate, and the availability of all the encouraging elements to come in winter, so that the visitor and tourist can live in a more than wonderful atmosphere
Among the distinctive places that can be visited in the winter:
It was opened in 2011 in the Florya district of Istanbul in the European part of it on a huge area of 22,000 square meters to be one of the largest aquariums in Europe, with nearly 1,500 species of marine fish, including giant fish, and nearly 15,000 living creatures, including Reptiles and rodents, it also contains an interactive museum to benefit from advanced technology when reviewing marine life.
One of the most important historical and tourist attractions in Istanbul, it was established in the year 528 AD, and you can enjoy a stunning panoramic view of Istanbul by climbing to the top of the tower
It is also possible to wander around the neighborhoods and streets near the tower to enjoy some food and hot drinks in nearby restaurants
It is located in the Kartepe region, which is located at the top of Mount Sapanca, which is called the snow peak in Istanbul, and the climb to it is via cable car. Snowboarding is a wonderful winter sport that you can practice with great pleasure.
The Grand Bazaar is one of the oldest and largest historical and commercial markets in the world. It includes more than 60 streets and more than 3000 shops that meet all needs and provide different types of souvenirs and hand-made embroideries. Visiting the market in winter is a distinctive experience.
Beylerbeyi Palace is one of the most beautiful Ottoman palaces in the Asian section of Istanbul, which you can visit in the winter.
Balat neighborhood is located in the most famous neighborhood of Istanbul in the Fatih district. The history of the neighborhood dates back to the era of the Ottoman Sultan Beyazid II. The neighborhood is located between the ancient alleys and is characterized by the beauty of its old colorful houses that attract many visitors to Istanbul
The temperature in it reaches less than 5 degrees Celsius throughout the year. This museum was built, as evidenced by its name, from ice and snow on an area of 1400 m2. It is entered through tunnels of ice and it is possible to wander between statues of snow and ice sculptures with a length of 8 meters.