For anyone visiting Turkey, Istanbul is definitely worth visiting. Explore the city and enjoy the beautiful sights of the architectural influences from the Byzantine era and the Ottoman empire. Istanbul's many attractions include towering minarets, historical palace, beautiful mosques, picturesque river and other interesting places of interests.
Here are some of the recommended places to visit:
1) Topkapi Palace
Make this place a must visit when you're in Istanbul. The spacious palace with lush gardens was home to the Turkish royalties. Now a tourist attraction, you can explore every part of the building and courtyards which overlook the Bosphorus River.