Istanbul is the only city established on two continents in the world, extending on one side to Asia and the other to Europe. Bosphorus in the heart of the city connects the Black Sea to the Marmara Sea. Istanbul is Turkey's most developed and largest city. The city's settlement dates back to 400,000 thousand years ago. Istanbul, which hosts many different civilizations and beliefs, is still maintaining its cultural structure.
You can reach İstanbul by road, railway, airway, and sea.
Hagia Sophia Museum
Among the most important works in the history of the world architecture, Hagia Sophia is a world wonder in terms of its architecture, its display, its splendor and its magnificence. It is the largest church of the Eastern Roman Empire built in Istanbul.
When Istanbul is mentioned, one of the places that comes to mind is the Galata Tower. Galata is one of the most magnificent areas of Istanbul, which has many historical areas, were home to civilizations and were made wars for. Galata Tower, which the Genoese named Gesus Tower, has taken its name from the Greek word “ gala”, which means milk.
Çırağan Palace, built by Ottoman Sovereign Sultan Abdülaziz, is also known as Beşiktaş Palace due to its location. In this palace, which has a magnificent and majestic structure, proms, weddings and parties are organized.
Yerebatan Sarnıcı (Basilica Cistern)
The cistern built during the Byzantine period was an area where Emperors resided and local people used as water reservoirs. Its real name is Basilica Cistern. It is a historic building with traces of eastern Rome.