To check our actual offers in Istanbul, please use the orange form on the left side. Just enter the desired dates and time, pick-up location, your age and country of residence.
You may also choose a rental location in Istanbul in three ways:
- enter Istanbul into the left search form;
- use the interactive map below (FF or Opera);
- use the links below.
Low prices. OrangeSmile.com offers car reservation service in Istanbul on the best-rate-guarantee basis, since we work with car suppliers directly. For your dates in Istanbul, we select and present the best ever possible rental offers.
Our car rental process contains 3 simple steps: (1) search for available cars for your dates in Istanbul; (2) select your car type; and (3) fill in the booking forms. When your booking in Istanbul is completed, you will receive our confirmation voucher to your email address. Your reservation in Istanbul should be confirmed by a valid credit card. During the booking process, please check your rental conditions.
To pick up your car at the rental point in Istanbul, you need to provide our confirmation voucher, your driving license and a valid credit card. A credit card is necessary for a deposit. In Istanbul, the deposit amount depends on the age of the driver and a type of the rented vehicle.
The final payment in Istanbul is normally performed at the pick-up point. Our car hire points in Istanbul accept VISA, MasterCard, etc - please check your rental conditions.
At the pick-up point in Istanbul, please read the handling manual and check the car for present defects.
OrangeSmile.com wishes you a pleasant journey to Istanbul!
The Sultan Ahmed Mosque. The Blue Mosque, or as it is also called the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, is an Islamic answer to Hagia Sofia Basilica. The architect Sedefhar Mehmet Ağa wanted to surpass the magnificence of the orthodox basilica and many people think he managed to do it. The blue Mosque was built in 1609-1617 (about 1100 years later than Hagia Sofia). The central cupola has a 33-meter diameter, around it there are smaller cupolas.
The Blue Mosque contains 6 minarets, its number symbolizes the wealth of the sultan, but the fact that this number is equal with the number of minarets in the Grand Mosque in Mecca, made angry the Muscleman. The sultan solved this problem by adding the seventh minaret. Inside the mosque is decorated with 20 000 small blue, red and brown tiles, made in Isnik. The blue tiles can also be seen on some details in the yard. You should pay attention on the prayer niche, mihrab, that is carved in the wall facing Mecca. Don't forget that the mosque is closed for tourists five times a day during the praying.
Read further: Istanbul city guide
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