Above: Spa pool, The Peninsula Istanbul - ANDREW HARPER EDITOR

Scenes From Istanbul: A Glamorous Weekend Stay

We recently spent a delightful stopover in Istanbul, checking into two distinct properties. In this video, we’ll take you on a tour of the renovated Four Seasons Istanbul at Sultanahmet, a captivating hotel just steps from Hagia Sophia. From there, we’ll cross Galata Bridge to show you the Peninsula Istanbul, a dazzling new resort with breathtaking Bosphorus views and a buzzy restaurant by Michelin-starred chef Fatih Tutak.

We’ll also explore some of Istanbul’s top destinations, including ancient sites like the UNESCO-recognized Hagia Sophia and modern marvels like the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art. Along the way, we’ll admire the underground architecture of Basilica Cistern and the intricate textiles of Topkapı Palace, ending with a luxurious sunset cruise along the Bosphorus.

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Above: Spa pool, The Peninsula Istanbul - ANDREW HARPER EDITOR

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