12 Hours in Istanbul

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I'm going to be stuck in Ataturk airport on Thursday and I fancy going into the city, any recommendations on what to do with 12 hours in Istanbul?

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I'm going to be stuck in Ataturk airport on Thursday and I fancy going into the city, any recommendations on what to do with 12 hours in Istanbul?
There are some wonderful mosques and a bloody ginormous souq to explore. Travel within the city centre is easy too. Should be fun...
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There are some wonderful mosques and a bloody ginormous souq to explore. Travel within the city centre is easy too. Should be fun...
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probably spend most of it in traffic
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Plenty to do in 12 hours, I would take a taxi to the City center and visit Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque and the Cistern (all walking distance from each other). Then take the tram and get off in the Souk and go to a Turkish bath for a massage just before going for drinks/dinner before coming back to the airport.

Enjoy Istanbul, a great city.
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probably spend most of it in traffic
Not if you use the tram...
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Go to one of those turkish baths, relax, get massages etc, I loved it!
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I'm going to be stuck in Ataturk airport on Thursday and I fancy going into the city, any recommendations on what to do with 12 hours in Istanbul?
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Not if you use the tram...
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I'm going to be stuck in Ataturk airport on Thursday and I fancy going into the city, any recommendations on what to do with 12 hours in Istanbul?
get a whore?
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get a whore?


try this site www.virtualtourist.com
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try this site www.virtualtourist.com
Does it have whores listed in it?
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get a whore?
but what about the other 11hrs and 55 minutes?
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but what about the other 11hrs and 55 minutes?
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but what about the other 11hrs and 55 minutes?
I'm not going to do it twice!
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