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Amazing Turkish Food and Attractions in Istanbul - Istanbul, Turkey, Travel Guide!

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►Subscribe: http://bit.ly/MarkWiensSubscribe ►Watch the full playlist: https://goo.gl/fjaKHn ►Camera I use: http://amzn.to/2dEL3hv Day 9: Istanbul, Turkey - This was a day of sightseeing at some of the most famous attractions in Istanbul that I’ve wanted to visit my entire life including the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. And the read highlight of the day for me was the incredible Turkish food, especially the kebabs. Museum Pass Istanbul - 85 TRY ($28.88) - Before getting started with the things we did in this video, I purchased a Museum Pass for Istanbul, which granted me access to a few of the attractions without having to stand in line. I’m not sure if I really saved much money, but it did save time. 2:00 Sultan Ahmet Camii (Blue Mosque) - Our first stop of the day in this attractions in Istanbul video was the Sultan Ahmet Camii, which is commonly known as the Blue Mosque due to its blue tiles on the inside. We actually arrived a little too early in the morning, so they were not open yet, so we walked around the Hippodrome of Constantinople for a few minutes. When the Blue Mosque opened, we went inside. Both inside and outside are incredible to see. 5:37 Hagia Sophia - One of the most famous pieces of architecture in all of Istanbul and one of the most famous attractions is Hagia Sophia. It started off as a church, later became a mosque, and now it’s an official museum. After entering, you can walk around the main room, but the highlight of visiting Hagia Sophia for me was walking up to the upper galleries for some amazing views from above. 8:24 Topkapi Palace - Finally, one more of the most famous attractions in Istanbul, and located right in the same area as Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque is Topkapi Palace, which was an Ottoman Palace. You can walk around the gardens and palace structures, which are now galleries. I especially enjoyed the Imperial Harem, which was a section of the palace reserved for women, and the best preserved area of the palace. 11:25 Sehzade Erzurum Cag Kebab (Şehzade Cağ Kebap) - There are many different types of Turkish food, and cag kebab is a type of kebab from Erzurum in Eastern Turkey. According some some men I met while eating the amazing kebabs, this is the best restaurant for cag kebab in all of Istanbul. The type of kebab is made from lamb, and instead of being on a vertical skewer like other types of kebabs, it’s grilled on a horizontal skewer. The meat is cooked with wood fire, and slice off onto smaller skewers to be served. If you get a chance to try cag kebab, it’s an absolutely stunning Turkish food. The entire meal was delicious, but the best part was meeting the owner of Sehzade Erzurum Cag Kebab and eating a slice of the meat right off the roll hot and fresh. Out entire meal cost 85 TL ($28.88). 20:34 Basilica Cistern - 20 TRY ($6.80) - Arter the amazing Turkish food lunch, we headed over to see the Basilica cistern, one of many underground cisterns in Istanbul. It was interesting to see. We then headed to the hotel for a rest, and then went out again for dinner. 23:27 Dinner at Balkan Lokantasi - Beşiktaş is a neighborhood in Istanbul and we walked over to a restaurant for dinner in that neighborhood called Balkan Lokantasi. It was an extremely busy restaurant serving all sorts of different Turkish food in a cafeteria like style. You walk through the line, choose whatever dishes you want, and pay for what you get. You can eat a serious feast for a pretty good price. I got a little confused and didn’t really know what I was doing, so ended up ordering what was way too much food. But that’s alright, it was all really delicious. It was fantastic day of Turkish food and visiting some attractions in Istanbul that I had wanted to visit my entire life. Music: https://www.audionetwork.com/browse/m/track/love-me-now_105345 https://www.audionetwork.com/browse/m/track/gateway-to-the-east_121129 Disclaimer and Thank You: This trip was made possible by Star Alliance and their Round The World tickets (http://www.staralliance.com/en/round-the-world) who sponsored my business class flights. The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul sponsored my stay in Istanbul. Thank you to Star Alliance, Marriott Hotels, and Turkish Airlines for making this trip happen. I personally paid for all food and attractions in this video, and decided what to do. -- CAMERA I USE: Main camera I use: http://amzn.to/2dEL3hv Main lens: http://amzn.to/2e5Lum6 Microphone: http://amzn.to/2dEr9Z9 Gorillapod: http://amzn.to/2epFsQx *These are Amazon affiliate links MY WEBSITES: Migrationology.com: http://migrationology.com/ Get e-mail updates: https://migrationology.com/free-updates SOCIAL MEDIA: Snapchat: @migrationology Instagram: https://instagram.com/migrationology Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/migrationology SUPPORT MY WIFE AND I: Donate: http://migrationology.com/donate/ T-shirts: https://migrationology.com/store/ --
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Text Comments (2997)
Melih Demirel (9 hours ago)
Adamin yemek yemesine hayran kaldim
Sunskat (2 days ago)
Hagia Sophia is spectacular, love Istanbul and Turkey.
Aggelos Skaltsas (6 days ago)
NOT ISTANBUL IS CONSTANTINOPLE!!!! LEARN HISTORY IDIOTS!!!!!
ADVENTURE İN NATURE (6 days ago)
Hi bro you are so sympathic and good,I just curious you eating so much to where ? Do you have an stomach or ? I'm 177 and 120 kg but I could not eat seems like you 😃👍🤣🤣🤣
Selahattin Gunter (6 days ago)
Hangi amınagoduğum yaptı bu altyazıyı
L Ariza (8 days ago)
My family and I are heading to Istanbul in June Mark. Any other ideas on what to do there??
Mustafa noyan (10 days ago)
selam mark dostum türkiyeyi daha çok tanıt harikasın yoluna devam et seni takip ediyorum durmak yok yola devam sağlıcakla kal
Robert Normann (11 days ago)
I tried this restaurant, and would highly recommend their kebab. This is a treat!
Oktay Aldemir (11 days ago)
Dinç Japon müziğide koysaydın amk
Nadyaziz (13 days ago)
Hagia Sophia😍😍😍😍😍😍
Selen Arslantas (13 days ago)
I find it so cute when he says "I dont know how to eat it, but I saw people doing this and this". I dont know why but I assume that he kind of is helpless in that moment. Cute.
Lvnt CL (14 days ago)
Mark bidaha gelirsen beni bul bro,gerçek anadolu lezzetlerini tanıtayım sana come to istanbul brocan😂🇹🇷
حسين 93 (15 days ago)
🤣
Kadir Öztürk (17 days ago)
Olum çok samimi laaa😂😂 yerken ki mimikleri tok insanı acıktırır
lonelypidgeon (17 days ago)
Turks and pakis look very much alike
Meriç Tunca (18 days ago)
Türkçe çeviriyi yapanin amk
ZweezysWorld (18 days ago)
Hey Mark i love your videos and because of you i want to go to istanbul. Could you please tell me which time you started your day in istanbul everyday? So its better to visit all the things in the morning maybe 7 or 8am or its better just before noon. Best regards
Pizza Kralı (21 days ago)
🇹🇷❤️
Ramazan Asmatulu (21 days ago)
Turkey is the best place to visit with all the best foods, reach culture, hospitality, 5 star hotels, beautiful beaches, mountains, historic places, and museums. It is the most inexpensive country in Europe. You will love it...
Wesam Mansi (22 days ago)
الي عربي لايك
Orkun Atila (22 days ago)
yediğin şeyin adı cağ kebap ve erzuruma özgü bir yemek
erhan ertükel (22 days ago)
Çeviri yüzünden dilimi unuttum 👏😁
Susi Sonnenschein (24 days ago)
How can you eat so much at one time?
PC Principal (24 days ago)
I ate döner at lunch today and you just made me starve. Thank you.
Matt Bishop (24 days ago)
Mark have you sold your soul? This is not you but stinks of a tourism vid! Assume part of your promotion gig these days? Shame..... sorry
BlackPanda 777 (25 days ago)
Πουτανα Τουρκία Γύρο καλώ βγάζει μόνο η Ελλάδα
TruthSeeker574 (26 days ago)
Hello Mark. I wish next time, you tell us when you visited Turkey, like what year was it and how much was the fish meal. You forgot to tell us... thanks.. I love your videos.. and i love Turkey because of you... take care..Adam From Canada.
eloquente (26 days ago)
Never been to Turkey but the experiences have all looked phenomenal, especially the expanse variety of foods, and the price!!!
Roman Geber (27 days ago)
Been to Istanbul and ate at many of the places you made videos about. Great food experiences, thank you for your recommendations.
Rubert Downey (27 days ago)
Abi maşşallah ne yedin be
wiewiewie (28 days ago)
After every bite oh yeaa :)
Kokorec <3
Shayan Ansari (29 days ago)
Dude you don't have to make that face Everytime you take a bite..
Saloni 11 Das (30 days ago)
Lunch at 11:15
jumper Xperer (30 days ago)
คนไทยครับ
murat daloglu (1 month ago)
you perfect man..i feel hungry..i can't watch any more :)))
Andreas cool (1 month ago)
Mark you should do a video of Arabic food but in California Anaheim and I will tour you myslef and have you taste good stuff there?
Andreas cool (1 month ago)
I went to that mosque
Ahmed Arzoo (1 month ago)
Visit Bangladesh but beware of water !
Aun Uddin (1 month ago)
My dream i live in Istanbul i love Turkey so so so so so much 💗💗💗💗💗💗💗
khdija ahmed (1 month ago)
I'm turkush😍
kaif ku (1 month ago)
Reached sehzade cag kebap today! Thanks for the info mark!
istav rit (1 month ago)
Hi Mark, thank you for visiting my Country and for your beautiful comments. you are always welcomed.
Fkn Yeahboiss (1 month ago)
Ur face scares me bleckkk
my name is my name (1 month ago)
even the stray animals are friendly hehehe
Javid Huseynov (1 month ago)
Istanbul is one of the greatest cities in the world! Thanks to Turkey for hospitality, amazing food, friendly environment, and lovely sunsets...
Hasim 030 (1 month ago)
Agzim sulandi amk
david haynes (1 month ago)
Brilliant video please keep them coming
Rovereigne Malda (1 month ago)
try saudi food next time
Veyis coşar (1 month ago)
Adamın parası değerli. Doya doya tatil yapacak yiyecek tabi. Emeğinin karşılığını alıyor.
MOSTAFUA SM (1 month ago)
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Mark you are such a fake you pretend to like very much everything you eat
Raf - Raf Nacinopa (1 month ago)
Brr Matakaw.
Onur Bakar (1 month ago)
Erzurum cağ kebabı
ElyMetin2GameR (1 month ago)
çok güzel gülüyor lan :D
Best Gamer (1 month ago)
kebab it's syrian food no kurky food
fatima benabid (1 month ago)
Merci Marck pour cette belle balade.....surtout n’oublies pas de m’envoyer ces adresses pour aller déguster ces délicieux plats......Merci.
تركيا
Mohsin Abbas (1 month ago)
wow
Özcan Korkar (1 month ago)
Love Istanbul 💖💖🇹🇷🇹🇷🇹🇷🇹🇷🇹🇷🇹🇷
Montana (1 month ago)
O kadar cag kebab yediniz...bu adam gibi usulune uygun yedinizmi..?valla bu sefer tr ye gelirsem bunun gibi yiyecem
Darth Vader (1 month ago)
YOUGURT YUCK
Darth Vader (1 month ago)
W
I want to visit
Ummi Khan (1 month ago)
Best video
noor saleem (1 month ago)
I just love to see the blue mosque and top kapi museum ..as a Muslim we really like the ottoman Times historical places..thank u mark for showing us beautiful Turkish culture! Love from Pakistan
tshya
AwAkE FoR TwO WeEkS (1 month ago)
kendi ülkemde yiyemiyorum bunlari mk. O kadar para versem zevk ile acı birleşip nötrleşecek bi bok anlamıyacam yedigimden 😢
AwAkE FoR TwO WeEkS (1 month ago)
BU NASIL ALTYAZI LAN AHAHAHAHAH 😂😂😂😂😂
Interessante Sachen (1 month ago)
Ne mutlu türküm diyene 🇹🇷❤️
Mehmet Altuntaş (1 month ago)
Adam Balkan Lokantasına gitmiş amq dsdssfddfsdsdsf
يوسف جبار (1 month ago)
طيب
Asiye Öztürk (1 month ago)
Yemek yedikten sonra verdiği tepki için izliyom hem komik hem sevimli bi tepki
Interessante Sachen (1 month ago)
Evet yaaa ilk defa gördüğümde çok gülmüştüm
Shanaz Zaman (1 month ago)
Been to all these areas in Turkey, stunning place and people. Love Turkey. Mark your wife looks so pretty in headscarf. Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, toppi koppi palace & islamic museum were mesmerising. Drank water from golden pavilion tap which is over 2000 years old.
ابو مقناص (1 month ago)
الترجمه طيحت ام اللغه
Zeenat g (1 month ago)
hi mr mark wiens. . thank you so much for visiting pakistan with y our.s family and friend. hope you guys had a gr8 experience over there. i'm the big fan of yours food traveling videos. ok im ms fouzia from malaysia . im pakistani living in malaysia. i have wish to meet you and your.s family in thailand . may it could be possible. it will be pleasure for me. thank
kam gunner (1 month ago)
You are such a happy and respectful soul. It's a real joy to watch your vlogs. I wish you all the success and happiness. May the creator bless you and your family with health, love and prosperity.
oposoum (1 month ago)
Τhe Turkish and Greek cuisine are very common. Last time I went to Istanbul I felt very common with the tastes, specially with the sweets. This kind of meat we call it "gyros". In Greece you can eat it in portion, or inside a "pita" with potatoes, tomato, onion, tzatziki and other dressings. Both countries like spice tastes.
ليث خليل (1 month ago)
I think is theists fob in Turkey
Sinan Turco (1 month ago)
OTTOMAN EMPIRES COOMING SOON Loading
LillounTrama94 (1 month ago)
Este tío parece que está drogado, siempre esta feliz, esta enfermo
UĞUR AKDOĞAN (1 month ago)
vay be adam yemek yerken dolar 3 liraymış , 45 liraya yediği yemeği şimdi 120 den aşağı yiyemez ,Yani 15 dolar o yemeklere yetmez 20 dolar gerekir . 2 senede ne kadar fakirleşmişiz
manju331 (1 month ago)
Mark I love all your videos. I enjoyed seeing the sights of Istanbul with you and lovely Ying. Missed Micah!
BENTSIS all status (1 month ago)
The name to this town is KONSTANTINOUPOLH not Istanbul and is the Greek town
BENTSIS all status (1 month ago)
+Ausgang yes is Greek town Turkish kill Greek konstantinopolites and now have Turkish monkeys people there all this coulture to see is for money this people is monkeys bastards not have sea and go to kill all Greeks from Asia today Turkey read history mother fuckers I bored
Ausgang (1 month ago)
αγροτικά θεματα farming posts town? 14 million people and town.okay
Sinan Turco (1 month ago)
I am Turkish, I don't like Atatürk. But xenteco is wrog c1lling people ignorant or stupid if they want to go there. Atatürk is a problem for turkey and I agree with you saying that Turkey is getting ruined. A shame that Atatürk came on his darker side.. he would've been great if he didn't bring religion in politics, it is the worst thing anyone could do to his country. Most of the Turkish people are getting brainwashed by Atatürk. The press is getting censored, Atatürk has the power to take over any company in Turkey. Realmy a shame. Long live ERDOĞAN
Yeliz Aydemir (1 month ago)
You are not Turk. You are greek, and you don't like Atatürk because he taught your Greek Granfathers swimming.
Sinan Turco (1 month ago)
LOVE ERDOĞAN
Yasime Kubat (1 month ago)
I mean, for me it is nothing too special these turkish foods, but really delicious. But I guess that is because I am turkish..
Ahsan Ansari (1 month ago)
I am from Pakistan and I love Turkey❤ and Turkish people ❤, God bless you all . Mark Thank you for a amazing video
omar A (1 month ago)
hello my name is Omar Alsoubani Your videos look so awesome and both of you look so awesome and I like your videos
Efe Strafe (1 month ago)
car kebab its the best eat from turkey 😁😁
Abdur Rehman Qureshi (1 month ago)
Lots of love for Turkey from Pakistan
Furkan Burak Temel (1 month ago)
İts not Konstantinopolis its name is İstanbul
BABA rifat (1 month ago)
best video well done
Hassan 214 (1 month ago)
946 and 942 they were very sorry to cancel take oof
AssalamuLaikum Turkey
USA TOYS (1 month ago)
Poor Turkish people from Pakistan
Yeliz Aydemir (1 month ago)
Hahahahahaha you are such a loser pakistani
USA TOYS (1 month ago)
We Pakistanis hate Turkish people
Ik Ikke (8 days ago)
We turkische love pakistan only hate u
Wolfsblut Graumond (1 month ago)
turkish people be like "sawati khab" lol. thats typical us. we know something from every language just to make other feel comfortable.
ehsan 82528 (1 month ago)
I love the way he tastes the food 🥘 ohhhhhh 😍
ehsan 82528 (1 month ago)
Love 💖 you turkey 🇹🇷 Love from Pakistan 🇵🇰

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