January 19, 2018

The city


About the City

Istanbul is the most populous city in Turkey and the country’s economic, cultural, and historic center with a population of around 14.7 million residents. Also, It is a transcontinental city in Eurasia, straddling the Bosphorus strait (which separates Europe and Asia) between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea.

Bosphorus and Bosphorus Bridge

The city’s biggest attraction is its historic center, partially listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its cultural and entertainment hub can be found across the city’s natural harbor, the Golden Horn, in the Beyoğlu district.

  • Some Places to visit in Istanbul

Blue Mosque
& Topkapı Palace

Grand Bazaar (Don’t get lost in Istanbul Grand Bazaar)

Galata Tower and Golden Horn & Maiden’s Tower (Kız Kulesi)


You can find other places in Istanbul,the history of them and more information about the city here