Blue Guide Istanbul



"very, very informative and easy to use. If you are interested in historical sites, there is no other travel guide that measures up to this" Amazon review

US: $24.95GBP: £14.95


Published: 2011; edition: 6; pages: 352

Long-awaited new edition of the Blue Guide to this fascinating city, which straddles Europe and the Orient and whose history goes back to the days of ancient Greece. Superb coverage of all the major monuments, Classical, Christian and Islamic, with details on how to get around a busy city, what to eat and where to stay.

John Freely was born in the United States. He is a long-term resident of Istanbul and has written a number of books on Greece and Turkey.

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Illustrations: B/W with photographs, diagrams, floor plans and 16 pages of full-colour maps.

ISBN: 978-1-905131-40-2