Archive for the ‘Istanbul Disabled Travel’ Category

Although there aren’t many cruises that depart from Istanbul, there are still some great accessible cruise options. Istanbul accessible cruises allow the opportunity to see this magnificent ancient city as well as visit other ancient destinations like Israel, Egypt, and Rome.

Disabled access in Istanbul is the result of the long history of the city, the topography, and the current building codes. People have been living in this location for over 2500 years, and many streets and buildings date back several centuries long before there were building codes for disabled access in Istanbul.

Handicapped Travel to Istanbul is complicated by the difficulties disabled travelers encounter when researching and planning the trip. The best accessible trips are well planned and full of great accessible sightseeing activities.

Istanbul Wheelchair Accessible Travel Tips – Istanbul has noticeably more accessibility challenges than many popular tourist destinations in Europe.  From cobblestones to hills to steep ramps, wheelchair travelers to Istanbul are likely to encounter challenges on their trip.  The 9 Accessible Travel Tips for Istanbul Turkey below will help minimize the challenging experiences while in Istanbul. 1. Double […]

Disabled access in Istanbul is the result of the long history of the city, the topography, and the current building codes. People have been living in this location for over 2500 years, and many streets and buildings date back several centuries long before there were building codes for disabled access in Istanbul. Accessible tram runs though center […]

The topography, building codes, and long history of Istanbul have all contributed to Istanbul disabled access. Many buildings throughout the city that house tourist attractions and hotels date back decades and even centuries.  While the hills in Istanbul provided easy defense to Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman civilizations over the centuries, the hills can make getting […]

There are several options for accessible transportation in Istanbul.   I have written about wheelchair accessibility on Istanbul busses, trams, subway lines, and taxis on my website:  http://www.sagetraveling.com/Accessible-Travel-in-Istanbul

Topkapi Palace is generally wheelchair accessible but presents some challenges. I have written about them and provided pictures at the following page: http://www.sagetraveling.com/Disabled-Access-at-Istanbul-Topkapi-Palace

I created the pages for disabled access at the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque.  I will be adding the pictures to these pages soon. http://www.sagetraveling.com/Disabled-Access-at-the-Hagia-Sophia/ http://www.sagetraveling.com/Wheelchair-Access-at-the-Blue-Mosque/

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