Istanbul, a fascinating city built on two Continents, divided by the Bosporus 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, it’s a melting pot of many civilizations and different people.
From the foundation of Byzantium in the 7th century BC until today, Istanbul held always an important role in the history of humanity in this part of the world. All important and powerful empires wanted to gain control of this area because of its strategic location. Byzantium, Roman Empire and Ottoman Empire were born here on the ashes of previous ones.
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. Istanbul is the world’s only metropolis to extend into more than one continent. Istanbul hosts outstanding natural beauties both in daylight and under the glittering of night with its minarets soaring in the sky, its gilded domes, palaces, museums, parks & gardens and more…
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