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Istanbul…Charming…Stunning…Flashy…The capital of three great civilizations…


Istanbul…A mosaic of culture and history that has been the subject of songs, poems, novels. It will be
very exciting and enjoyable to explore Istanbul, the city of mosques, palaces, parks and mansions
that are unique in the world and dazzling with its historical and cultural texture on two continents,
Europe and Asia. Below you can find useful information about Istanbul…


Byzantine, Constantinople and Istanbul…These three magical names symbolize the dazzling history of
Istanbul. Few cities around the world are so special and very exciting to explore. Istanbul has been
ruled by 120 sovereigns and emperors throughout history and has hosted above-mentioned three
major civilizations.


Activities are unlimited in Istanbul. Istanbul fascinates its visitors with its magnificent natural
beauties, minarets extending to the sky, golden gilded domes, palaces, mansions, museums, parks
and gardens, monuments, towers, culture and much more. It is unique in the world with its feature
that unites the continents of Asia and Europe. Especially, the Bosphorus will tremendously make you
fall in love with Istanbul. The historical monuments of the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Empires
combined with unique natural beauties of the city make Istanbul a diamond impatiently waiting to be
discovered.


In addition to being the largest and most popular city in Turkey, Istanbul, whose population is
estimated to be over 15 million, is one of the largest cities in the world in terms of art, culture, and
economy.


Places to visit in Istanbul are also unlimited. The most impressive places of Istanbul are the historical
peninsula and the Bosphorus. A trip to historical peninsula having Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and
the Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Basilica Cistern and a Boshporus tour starting from Eminonu-Galata
Bridge to impressive Anadolu Kavagi are must-do activities for all the visitors. Your trip to Istanbul
will be considered uncompleted without a traditional and unforgettable sea cruise with ferries or
boats in Boshporus that divides Europe and Asia.