Edited by: Matthew Wears
Touring Istanbul on your own can be a really exciting experience if a little bit daunting, especially if it’s your first time visiting! You shouldn’t worry too much though, my city is a really fun place to explore, whether you’re with someone else or not, you’re going to find so much to do that is just as much fun when you’re solo! If there’s one thing that traveling Istanbul alone means, it’s that you should definitely mix more with the local people, which is certainly not a bad thing, and pretty much everyone will be so happy to talk to you, we’re all very friendly! I’m going to be telling you all of the must-visit spots where you’re guaranteed to meet really cool people because that’s what traveling solo is all about, right? My solo guide to the city will tell you exactly what to do in Istanbul alone, the best areas to stay for solo travelers, as well as just a tiny, tiny bit of local etiquette that is going to make for a much safer and of course enjoyable trip. I’ve met plenty of travelers taking on Istanbul alone and I like to think that I know a thing or two about where to go and what to see, so without any further introduction, let’s begin my Istanbul solo travel guide!