The Crown City of Three Empires…
You’re planning a trip to Istanbul and don’t know where to start?
you’ve heard many things; all the historical places, must-see sights,
all the delicious meals to be tried at least once and so on…
It is easy to feel over-whelmed thinking about how to see-all and do-all but no need for that…
You will have a clear-cut plan after you search this site.
Here you will find;
- All the necessary information about this exciting city,
- Why visiting Istanbul will be a great experience,
- Best ways to get the most of your stay here,
- Most importantly: The way to experience the city at your own pace…
Bosphorus and Bogaziçi Bridge are turning red with the sun...
Photo: Bosphorus (Volkan HVC / Flickr)
What makes Istanbul a perfect destination?
There is something for everyone!
- “East meets West”:
The city is in the junction of Europe and Asia. The diverse culture and history are just waiting to be discovered.
- Awake 24/7:
It is is one of the most fascinating and vibrant cities in the world. The city is awake 24/7.
- Unique Character:
Travelling here gives you a sense of witnessing a cultural diversity you never thought possible.
You can discover the major attractions, places to see and the neighbourhoods during leisurely walks.
- Luxury Within Reach:
This exciting city has something to offer whether you enjoy luxuries or you’re travelling on a budget.
- Suits Every Need:
You can find activities that meet your needs whether you’re planning a family trip or you’re a nightlife addict.
- Perfect Place to Live:
It is a delightful place to live, visit or even invest in.
Sunset behind Leander's Tower, Bosphorus...
Photo: Kizkulesi (Hüseyin Atilla flyship / Flickr)
And there's more;
- Enriching History:
A very rich history that span more than 2000 years and astonising architecture,
- Turkish Cuisine:
One of the best cuisines in the world, award-winning restaurants, trendy cafés and budget-friendly choices,
- Old and Modern:
Modern lifestyle and old city charm, blended very nicely,
- Bosphorus Strait:
The unique Bosphorus Strait, fishing villages along it, amazing vistas of two continents and splendid bridges that combine them.
- Active Cultural Scene:
Lively cultural life and a very active nightlife with endless possibilities,
- Wide Range of Shopping Options:
Very exciting street
shopping and antique stores, unique Grand Bazaar and Spice Market,
hand-made jewellery, up-to-date fashion and trendy local brands, modern
- Hamam Experience:
Historic baths for the ones that want the real-deal on Turkish baths and modern wellness facilities for others...
Galata Tower and Karaköy behind ferry...
Photo: Oldies (orcunaras / Flickr)
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