Istanbul's main attractions, which should definitely explore - the former Hagia Sophia (now a mosque Hagia Sophia), the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Archaeological Museum, Maiden's Tower, Galata Tower, Basilica Cistern, the Dolmabahce Palace, Suleymaniye ensemble. The list can go on and on. For example, a person does not remain indifferent to see on the site of the ancient hippodrome perfectly preserved Egyptian obelisk. This historical monument of more than 4 thousand years. He was brought to Constantinople by the Emperor Constantine and well experienced many upheavals - both literally and figuratively (including earthquakes, causing great damage to the city).
In short, in Istanbul, there is something to see! And, of course, tourists will not pass by the world-famous Kapali Bazaar - Istanbul main covered market. It occupies a large area, being virtually city within a city. Every day the market, consisting of 4,000 outlets, visited by more than half a million people, many of whom are immigrants. The buyer can find there the goods for every taste and budget - from simple souvenir of Istanbul to the exclusive jewelry.