Istanbul, The City of Two Continents

A Unique Blend of the East and West, the Old and Modern, the Business and Leisure Extending across the European and Asian side of the Bosphorus strait, Istanbul is the primary location of social, cultural and commercial activities in Turkey. It is not only the business center of the country but also an attractive tourism destination.

Istanbul is the largest city with 13.6 million inhabitants and ranks as the 27th top global business location in the World hosting regional headquarters. The economy of Istanbul constitutes 23% of the Turkish GDP and the household income is about 20% higher than the country average.


Earliest evidence of settlements, dates back to 6000 BC, Istanbul is hosting Byzantine and Ottoman architectural masterpieces. It can be enjoyable viewing the glamorous nature of the Bosphorus, where Europe greets Asia.


Istanbul, which was chosen as European cultural capital for the year 2010, has rich history attractions. Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace, Blue Mosque, Taksim and Sultanahmet Squares are the most famous and vulnerable places, which must be seen.




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