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Istanbul Accessibility Guide by John Sage

Which Istanbul tourist sites are accessible? Which should you avoid?  

How can you avoid the cobblestones and hills in Istanbul? 

Accessible itineraries, travel tips, maps, and more.  Tons of essential accessible travel advice written by John Sage.

 

The Table of Contents listed below is for a Istanbul accessibility guide we put together for a for a previous client visiting Istanbul.  The Istanbul Accessibility Guide is included with our Istanbul accessible trip planning services.

 

Istanbul Accessibility Guide Table of Contents

Reservations                                            4

Arriving in Istanbul                                    5

  • Atatürk Airport Accessibility                      5

Getting Around Istanbul with a Disability    7

  • Istanbul Accessibility Map #1                    8
  • Istanbul Accessibility Map #2                    9

Public Transportation Map                        10

  • Tram Accessibility                                    10
  • Subway (a.k.a. Metro) Accessibility           11
  • Bus Accessibility                                      12
  • Funicular Accessibility                              12

Recommended Accessible Itineraries        15

  • 1 Day in Istanbul                                      16
  • 2 Days in Istanbul                                     18
    • Day 1                                                      18
    • Day 2                                                      21
  • 3 Days in Istanbul                                     25
    • Day 1                                                      25
    • Day 2                                                      26
    • Day 3                                                      29
  • 4 Days in Istanbul                                     36

Accessible Guided Tours                          37

  • Driving Tours                                           37
  • Sultanahmet Istanbul Accessible Private Tour     37
  • Panoramic Istanbul Wheelchair Accessible Tour  37
  • Half-day Highlights of Istanbul Handicap Accessible Tour           37
  • Half-day Turkish Istanbul Accessible Guided Tour           38
  • Old City Istanbul Accessible Group Tour    38
  • Tours by Accessible Tram                         38
  • Blue Mosque Istanbul Accessible Cruise Excursion by Tram        38
  • Highlights of Istanbul Accessible Shore Excursion by Tram         38
  • Turkish Istanbul Accessible Walking Tour by Tram           38

Accessible Istanbul Tourist Attractions      39

  • Basilica Cistern (Underground Cistern or Yerebatan Sarayi)          39
  • Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii)             41
  • Bosphorus Boat Cruise                             43
  • Grand Bazaar                                           45
  • Hagia Sophia (Aya Sofya Müzesi)             48
  • Istanbul Archaeological Museum               51
  • Mosque of Suleyman the Magnificent        53
  • Spice Market                                            57
  • Topkapi Palace                                        59
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum              65

Accessible Shopping                               66

Accessible Restaurants                            67

 

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