Istanbul, a fascinating city built on two Continents, divided by the Bosphorus Strait. This is one of the greatest cities in the world where you can see a modern western city combined with a traditional eastern city
From the foundation of Byzantium in the 7th century BC until today, Istanbul held always an important role
Since the Republic in 1923, Istanbul continued to grow and today it boosted its population over 14 million people living in this spread out city. This makes Istanbul the largest city of Turkey and one of the biggest cities in the world.
The cultural capital of Turkey, Istanbul is considered by tourists to be one of the most romantic cities outside of central Europe. Cultural and ethnic diversity are a rare treat in the region, with churches, museums and palaces to explore.
With so much to see and to do in Istanbul it is no surprise that so many visitors arrive every year in order to enjoy the hospitality of the local people, enjoy the luxurious hotels and see the amazing sights, such as the majestic Tokapi Palace and stunning Blue Mosque, amongst the many treasures that fill this gigantic city.