Things to do in Istanbul in January are endless. Istanbul offers great attractions and things to do for its visitors during January. As it is cold winter in Istanbul during January, we recommend you to explore and enjoy indoor places like museums, palaces, art centres, etc. Of course it is not possible to mention all the best things to do and attractions in Istanbul in January but here you may find the most fascinating ones.
Below you may find the list of top 10 things to do in Istanbul in January.
Eat Turkish Kebab & Enjoy Turkish Cuisine in all districts of Istanbul
Istanbul offers wide range of Turkish cuisine at the variety of well established, good and luxury Istanbul restaurants. The traditional Turkish cuisine is really worth a taste. Travelers may choose from a wide range of Turkish kebabs, mezes (starters) and dishes that are mostly based on meat. Also Turkish sweets such as baklava and Turkish delight are worldwide famous.
Istiklal Avenue (Istiklal Street) is probably the most famous street and entertainment area in Istanbul. It is a long colorful pedestrian street full of all kind of shops, restaurants, cafes, street shows and it is located by the Taksim Square.
Visit Galata Tower and Enjoy the Impressive Landscape in Galata, Karakoy
Galata Tower is an old Genoese tower overlooking the beautiful Istanbul and has a luxurious restaurant at the top. Traveler may enjoy the excellent panoramic views of Istanbul, Golden Horn and Bosphorus.