Take advantage of the opportunity for a stopover in Istanbul when flying with Turkish Airlines. With a stopover of 24 hours or more, you can enjoy Istanbul’s unmatched views and endless opportunities for fun to make your travel experience even better.
What is a stopover?
A stopover is when you have 24 hours or more between connecting flights. For example, on a route from New York–Istanbul–Cape Town, you may stay 24 hours or more in Istanbul, spending the night and flying off to Cape Town the next day.
A blend of culture, legacy and modern entertainment
Istanbul is a city that displays the legacies of Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman cultures blended in to the modern city where east meets west. Istanbul shows visitors its Byzantine and Ottoman past through its historical buildings like the waterfront mansions along the Bosporus, the Hagia Sophia, and Topkapı Palace along with the coastal neighborhoods along the Golden Horn. The Galata, Beyoğlu, Üsküdar, and Kadıköy districts have a youthful vibrancy and colorful atmosphere that maintains a connection to tradition and the past.