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1014 Places to See in Australia

LUXE ISTANBUL Edition 7

New edition including free mobile app

by LUXE CITY GUIDES



ISBN:9789888335176
Format:Paperback
Book Size:76 x 152 x 13mm mm (Height x Width x Depth)

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$24.99
Nova Roma, Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul - the legendary capital of two of the world's greatest empires, built on seven hills and spanning two continents has had more names than Liz Taylor. Saturated in history and sitting pretty on the glittering Bosphorus, we've schlepped, slept, sipped, supped and shopped all over so you can sit back like a Sultan and enjoy this Turkish delight. Want to avoid the tedious hard-sell and go direct to the finest carpet dealers, or even design your own contemporary kilims? Let us lead you through the fiendishly difficult maze-like Grand Bazaar to unearth the best and leave the rest, along with gorgeous antique textiles, unique modern jewels, spices and cutting edge fashion. Step this way for the city's best tables, from the lowliest meyhane tavernas to the shiny world-class big names; the city's finest bars; historians and academics to lead you around the city's myriad treasures; private yachts, personal shopping gurus, need we say more? On your marks, jet set, go... LUXE City Guides distil priceless information from a crack team of more than 30 savvy, stylish, plugged-in resident curators. Whether you have a few hours or a few days, LUXE is all you need to get the inside scoop on your destination, while sidestepping the drab touristy faff, packed in a ultra-handy, light format that fits into your pocket/handbag – discreet and useful. Featuring totally original and fresh content, LUXE City Guides contain everything you need to know and you’d simply never find as a visitor. From hotels, bars, restaurants and clubs, to out of town activities, spa and beauty places, unique “by the hand” shopping itineraries, our team of resident curators independently cherry-pick each recommendation based on merit alone. That means you can rest assured that absolutely everything covered in LUXE City Guides is deemed consummately fabulous for all the right reasons. Each LUXE City GUide comes with the constantly updated, free digital destination app, to ensures you have the most up-to-the-minute recommendations at your nimble fingertips, offline maps, ‘around me’ functions, geolocation, ‘step by step’ itineraries and a lot more.

LUXE City Guides are the result of the work of more than 30 savvy, stylish, plugged-in resident curators who REALLY know their city. With over 3 million copies sold, LUXE City Guides are a cult force in travel, recognized, reviewed and trusted by the world's major press. Thanks to the new editions launching in 2017, LUXE is set to make a breakthrough in the travel guide space, being the only publisher to offer with each printed guide a constantly updated, free digital destination app, featuring offline maps, geolocation and much more.