Top 2016 Travelers' Choice Destinations

Looking for travel ideas for 2017? Look no further, you are on the right place. Once again, Istanbul, one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world has taken its place among the Top 2016 Travelers’ Choice Destinations list on TripAdvisor. According to the famous travel website, Istanbul was the second best destination to be visited in 2016.

TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website, has carefully sifted through the reviews written by millions of users who have visited the destinations. After a meticulous evaluation process, the top 10 winners for the Top 2016 Travelers’ Choice Destinations list were released.

Top 2016 Travelers’ Choice Destinations

  1. London
  2. Istanbul
  3. Marrakech, Morocco
  4. Paris
  5. Siem Reap, Cambodia
  6. Prague, Czech Republic
  7. Rome
  8. Hanoi, Vietnam
  9. New York
  10. Ubud, Indonesia
  11. Istanbul is a city of hustle with over 14 million citizens of different cultures. The Beyoglu District is alive and kicking until 5 a.m. and 1 hour later you can see the white collar invasion on the roads. Horns of angry drivers, contrasting melodies in every street, cheerful celebrating crowds emerging out of nowhere along with imams calling out for prayer are just the tip of the iceberg. As they have been saying, Istanbul never sleeps.

    Istanbul is offering you a ton of attractions and events to keep you busy throughout your visit. The affluent history of the city gives you a wonderful chance to check out the architecture of the different eras. Don’t forget to visit the Topkapı Palace, primary residence of Ottoman Sultans, and Hagia Sophia, once known as the Church of Divine Wisdom. The strikingly beautiful Bosphorus Strait hosts a variety of fancy restaurants and coffee houses. From world class 5 star hotels to authentic boutique hotels, there is an accommodation for everyone in Istanbul.

    Don’t forget to check out other attractions.

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