A weekend itinerary around legendary Istanbul. Istanbul fascinates, amazes, horrifies, comforts, satisfies, angers, delights – it does it all at the same time. It is an explosive mix of Eastern and Western cultures. Every traveler must form his or her own opinion of this ancient city at the junction of Europe and Asia. Follow this adventurous itinerary to see all that’s worth seeing and not die of boredom on exhausting excursions.