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Istanbul is a famous destination along the whole year, that is why its flight prices are almost similar all the time. the Turkish airlines and Pagasus make organized flights directly to Istanbul from Sweden, but it is much cheaper to take a flight to a transit destination in one of the European countries.
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Istanbul, which is also known as Constantine, is a city full of contradictions, and a mix between the east and the west. It has a special position between continents through a strait. Istanbul today is the home for over 12 million people, and has a lot to offer for tourists who are fond of culture and history.
The weather graph shows historical temperatures in Istanbul. You can see average nighttime and daytime temperatures for each month. The blue line shows amount of rain in Istanbul.
Istanbul has more than the Posfor area that most tourists visit. Go to Istiklal street and cross it with more than 3 million people because it will be an amazing experience. Go shop at one of the modern shopping centers or the stores by the side of the street that are designed daily to welcome new customers. Delicious Turkish dishes are recommended, especially if you do it in one of the restaurants overlooking the golden century. Nightlife in Istanbul is more focused at Takseem Square and the Posfor area.
Istanbul has modern, public, organized transportation. that enable you to move around the city easily by using buses, trams, or subways, and boats, along with sharing Dolmus taxis. Even though it is not easy to satisfy millions in the city during the morning or the evening and rush hours which are usually avoided.
If you want to stay close by the touristic attractions, you can choose Spectra hotel, or any other hotel find in Sultan Ahmed Area, in the old part of the city. Takseem is the center of the modern Istanbul city where there are many hotels to choose from such as midtown hotel.
There are many attractions in Istanbul city that cannot be covered in one day. Therefore you will need to make a reservation first to visit some places a week before to explore the city center. You can find the famous byzantine church Hagia Sophia that was turned to a mosque later, and now it is a museum in the Sultan Ahmed area. You can also visit the Blue Mosque and Tobkabe Palace that was the residence of the ottoman emperors. The best view you can get of the city by taking a boat trip down the Posfor.
Istanbul is surrounded by a number of seas. Its climate is moderate and wet in the winter and very hot in the summer. So the best time to visit the city is during the spring and autumn. It is recommended to visit the Asian side of Istanbul to experience the daily life there or at least make a one day trip to the green romantic princes island that lies by Marmara sea outside Istanbul.
Below is some information about airports located in Istanbul
International Ataturk airport is 20 km southwest which is a linking point for a group of airlines that services global destinations. You can reach the city by using the airport buses or the subway.
The newest and the smallest airport lies at the Asian side in Istanbul and services local destination and low budget companies such as Pegasus.