About the City

Istanbul is a world center of great importance in the past and present. The city embraces Asia on the one hand and Europe on the other. Istanbul is Turkey's most populous city and its cultural and financial center. Located on both sides of the Bosphorus, the narrow strait between the Black Sea and the Marmara Sea, Istanbul bridges Asia and Europe both physically and culturally. With its historical peninsula, numerous scenic and historical sites, Istanbul is a magnificently unique city that has been the capital to many civilizations from past to present and still continues to be home to residents from all over the world. Istanbul's population is estimated between 12 and 19 million, making it one of the largest cities in Europe and the world.
Hagia Sophia Museum
 Hagia Sophia, which stands out with its architecture, attracts attention with its mosaics.
Galata tower
Dozens of legends have been derived about it. You can spend time around the Galata Tower or go up to the tower to see the unique Istanbul View and the Maiden’s Tower.
Sultan Ahmet Mosque
The feature that distinguishes it from the well-known Ottoman mosques is that it is very magnificent. The mosque must be seen with its pulpit, mihrab and 6 minarets.
Istanbul Archeology Museum
There are artifacts worth seeing from the Ottoman and Republican era, where you can access the historical details of Istanbul.
Dolmabahçe Palace
This palace, which was built in baroque style during the Ottoman period, is exhibited as a museum today.
Istiklal Street
Taksim is one of the touristic areas. Starting from Taksim, you can go down to Beyoğlu and Galata Towers and explore the streets and architecture of Istanbul.
Camlica Hill
You can spend time in the social facilities and enjoy the wonderful view.
Anadolu Kavağı
If you think about how the fishing town that stands out with its historical texture in Istanbul would be, Anadolu Kavağı will make you feel yourself in the 17th century. Anadolu Kavağı is a small coastal district. There are many fish restaurants with many Bosphorus views here. In addition, Cevriye Hatun Fountain from the 18th century, Marko Pasha Mansion, Yoros Castle and Yuşa Hill are also popular historical places worth seeing.
Grand Bazaar
There are 64 streets, 16 inns and 22 gates in the Grand Bazaar, which is famous for being one of the oldest bazaars in the world. Therefore, if you have time, you can spare 2-3 hours to wander around and enjoy your shopping.
Pierre Loti Hill
You can take the cable car up the hill and enjoy the magnificent view of the Golden Horn. In addition, Pierre Loti Cafe, located in it, will offer you a warm environment with its famous cats.
Bosphorus View
The bridge stretching between Beylerbeyi and Ortaköy is one of the must-see places, especially at night.
This is the amazing Istanbul