Istanbul is gorgeous, with its assortment of mosques and their colorful tile work and dramatic architecture.
You should also definitely taste pul biber, dried red pepper flakes! This harbor area sits on the Golden Horn, a famous waterway that runs through the city.
Hopefully, you have at least three days on your itinerary, but more time is ideal.
Another fantastic fact: this is one of those historic baths that open from early morning to late night.