Istanbul Turkey Tourist Information and Vacation Guide
Visitors can watch a professional football game at the local stadium or shop for interesting items from the far east.
The Istanbul public transit system is comprised of buses, trams, metros and commuter rail. Ferry service to the islands is also available.
There are plenty of good hotels available. Many visitors enjoy staying at international hotels in downtown Istanbul and near the Istanbul Airport, however, inexpensive lodgings are available in many districts of the city.