Share this on:
About this iReport
  • Approved for CNN

  • Click to view journalizt's profile
    Posted May 25, 2012 by
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Travel photo of the day

    More from journalizt

    Istanbul Islands


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     journalizt says a must see place in Istanbul, Turkey is Ortakoy. 'There is a historical mosque just near the bridge, which makes a great scene and [the] baked potato, kumpir, is very popular,' he says. He describes Istanbul as a vibrant, busy and diverse city. '[It is] expanding and growing each day, and the people living in Istanbul are from all over the country,' he says.
    - Jareen, CNN iReport producer

    Whether If you live in Istanbul or just visiting, in the hot summer days naturally beautiful Islands waits for those who want to escape from the city. You can cycle around with a bike or just take a horse carriage tour on the Islands as there are no vehicles. Making a picnic, swimming and sun tanning on the beach are the activities that is recommended. There is something for everyone in the Islands. If you like architecture check out Wooden Victorian-style mansions dating back to late 19th/early 20th century. If you like history check out the museum of a famous Turkish writer. If you want to extend your stay in Islands check out the boutique style small hotels.

    What do you think of this story?

    Select one of the options below. Your feedback will help tell CNN producers what to do with this iReport. If you'd like, you can explain your choice in the comments below.
    Be and editor! Choose an option below:
      Awesome! Put this on TV! Almost! Needs work. This submission violates iReport's community guidelines.


    Log in to comment

    iReport welcomes a lively discussion, so comments on iReports are not pre-screened before they post. See the iReport community guidelines for details about content that is not welcome on iReport.

    Add your Story Add your Story