Rick Steves’ Istanbul is a “tour guide in your pocket” to one of the world’s grandest cities. Walking in the footsteps of Byzantine emperors and Ottoman sultans, you’ll explore the city where Europe meets Asia. With this up-to-date advice, you’ll make the most out of your time and money, and have your pick of good-value hotels and restaurants. Self-guided walking tours lead you through historic mosques, ancient mosaic-speckled churches, bustling bazaars, and artifact-packed museums. You’ll find out where the locals go for sea-food and for the tastiest Turkish delight candies. In this guide, Lale Surmen Aran and Tankut Aran team up with Rick Steves to bring you the best of Istanbul.