Explore IstanbulIstanbul Where the Continents meet
It is Istanbul's endless variety that fascinates its visitors. The museums, churches, palaces, grand mosques, bazaars and sites of natural beauty are countless. As relaxing on the western shores of the Bosphorus at sunset and watching the red evening light reflected on the other continent, you may suddenly and profoundly understand why so many centuries ago settlers chose to build a city on this remarkable site. At such times you can see why Istanbul is truly one of the most glorious cities in the world.
History & Landmarks
The most famous landmarks of Istanbul; The Maiden's Tower, the Galata Tower, Hagia Sophia, house of the Ottoman Sultans, Topkapı Palace, with its blue ceramics Sultanahmet Mosque, the biggest covered bazaar Grand Bazaar…
Istanbul's natural beauty has also got breathtaking views. You can see the Bosporus' amazing view from a boat or you can enjoy the nature on the Prince Islands.
In Istanbul you can find the best samples of it. You should try traditional Turkish Food, its delicious mezes, meat dishes, kebabs and of course desserts.
In Istanbul there are lots of malls that you can find everything you are looking for. Beside these malls, when you come to Istanbul you should visit both district bazaars, shopping streets and the touristic Grand Bazaar and Spice Bazaar.