The Best 9 Places to Visit in Istanbul in Rainy Weather

It is possible to enjoy Istanbul in the rain

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Summer is over now. Autumn is at the door. Here are 9 of the best places to enjoy Istanbul in this rainy and cool weather!


Grand Bazaar


If you do not want to stay in the hotel in cold weather, Grand Bazaar is for you. The Grand Bazaar is the largest and oldest bazaar in the world. Considering it has 24 doors, it deserves to be called “Grand”.

First time travelers mostly put Grand Bazaar at the primary places to visit in Istanbul. It houses up to 4,000 shops where you can shop. At the same time, the Grand Bazaar welcomes 91 million visitors a year.



Panorama 1453 History Museum

Istanbul-Panaroma 1453

Opened in 2009, Panorama 1453 is among Istanbul’s most admired museums. It’s one of the best museums to go on a rainy day. The building costs $ 5 million to the Ministry. Panoramic painting works of the museum were made by 8 artists in 3 years.


Istanbul Aquarium

Istanbul Aquarium

Istanbul Aquarium is one of the most attractive places you can visit in rainy and cold weather. 1500 different species are living here to make your holiday interesting. The aquarium is among the best places to explore with family or friends. It welcomes 2.5 million visitors annually and has a 1.2 km trip route.

Above all, there is artificial rain forest in the aquarium area. Besides the sea creatures, there are also reptiles and rodents specific to tropical regions.


Galata Tower

Istanbul Galata Tower

One of the first places that come to mind in Istanbul is Galata Tower. The tower is the number one venue for those who want to sip a cup of tea while watching Istanbul in rainy weather.


Istanbul Modern

Istanbul Modern Arts Museum

Opened in 2004, the museum is one of the must-see attractions of Istanbul. This museum stands to contribute to the development of your art horizons. Think of a museum that houses to works from different disciplines ranging from painting to sculpture and from installation to video. Wouldn’t be to see these magical items?


Basilica Cistern

Istanbul-Basilica Cistern

Another name is Yerebatan Sarnici, one of the oldest structures of Istanbul. The cistern welcomes a large number of visitors.  Medusa is the most curious part. There are opinions that if the Medusa sculpture standed upright, it would reverse the world. Much more interesting information can be gleaned when it is explored. When you get inside you can feel the smell of history and the smell of this special building.


Beylerbeyi Palace

Istanbul-Beylerbeyi Palace

A palace that has magnificent interior as glorious as its exterior. Beylerbeyi Palace is one of the most significant buildings that represent Istanbul with its presence continuing up to the present day. Just below the Bosphorous bridge, the palace will make your rainy day beautiful.


Istanbul Toy Museum

Istanbul Toy Museum

The Toy Museum attracts people of all ages, not just children. It’s guaranteed to make you smile and take you to your childhood. This museum was founded in 2005 by artist Sunay Akin. Thousands of kinds of toys from around the world are worth seeing.


Istanbul Archeology Museum

Istanbul Archeology Museum

One of the world’s greatest, Istanbul Archeology Museum hosts more than a million pieces from various cultures. There are three separate sections within the museum: Ancient Oriental works, Tiled Pavilion museum and Archeology museum.


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