Winter in Istanbul, Turkey

It used to be that no one visited Istanbul in winter. You came in the summer to see Topkapi PalaceAya Sofya (Hagia Sophia), the Sultanahmet (Blue) Mosque, the Byzantine Hippodrome and the Bosphorus.

Now Istanbul is busy with visitors year round. Winter has become one of my favorite times to visit: sights are uncrowded, prices for hotels are lower, there’s less bustle. The weather can be dreary or, as you see here, gloriously sunny.

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Camondo Stairs

Holy Trinity Church

Old Street

Domes & Trees

Spring Blossoms

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