Istanbul (formerly Constantinople) is the largest city in Turkey and its main port.
Located in the north-west of the country on the shores of the Bosphorus Strait, which connects the Black and Marmara Seas.

Istanbul is the only city in the world that is located in two parts of the world at once - Europe and Asia. This is an ancient metropolis, which throughout its history was the capital of three great empires: Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman.
All this has turned Istanbul into one of the most exciting cities in the world with a unique cultural and historical heritage.

Istanbul geographically and culturally connects Europe and Asia. Thanks to this, it has a special flavor and atmosphere. Throughout its rich history, the city was the heart of powerful empires, it was called “New Rome” and was considered the center of the civilized world.

The sights of Istanbul can delight anyone: the famous Hagia Sophia, the elegant Blue Mosque, the Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace, the Grand Bazaar. A trip here will give you amazing impressions and many interesting discoveries.

A trip here will give you amazing impressions and many interesting discoveries. 

Currently, Istanbul is the largest cultural and financial center of Turkey. The Bosphorus Strait divides it into European and Asian parts, which are connected by tunnels and bridges. This is a huge modern metropolis, which is the largest city in Europe. Almost a fifth of Turkey's population lives here.
Istanbul is also one of the five most visited cities in the world.

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