Embracing World Faiths and Worship
When one considers the cultural diversity that is ever-present in İstanbul, the finest examples are presented in Faith across the city and the religions and places of worship that exist and have stood the test of time.
İstanbul has a rich heritage serving many religions and is a city with strong cosmopolitan roots. People of many faiths can discover their places of worship throughout the city.
Neighbourhoods like Galata, Karaköy, Beyoğlu and Kadıköy - are among the most walkable in the vast city, so take time to familiarise yourself with them and make personal discoveries. Spend a day soaking up the city’s historical treasures and drift away for the rest of your stay. Admire relics older than time itself, marvel at sights from bygone eras, but do not miss the city’s contemporary cultural heart either; experience the new İstanbul cool and the embrace of third-wave art and culture along the waterfront and across the city.
İstanbul is a city full of surprises - from historical sites to emerging designers and artists - set your own pace and let the city envelop you.