City of art and history synthesis, Istanbul is
exceptionally situated on both sides of the Strait of the
Bosphorus that separates Europe from Asia. In turn called
Byzantium and Constantinople, and in spite of the proclamation
of Ankara as the new capital, the old city of the sultans is
still the biggest one, the biggest port, the economical
financial and cultural center of the country. Istanbul ranks
high in the World Heritage. The most prestigious places within
the Byzantine walls, the historic centre (comprising the
Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sofia and the Blue Mosque, the
surroundings of both the Suleymaniye Mosque and Molla Zeyrek
Mosque), have been listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.
will fulfil the travelers eager for discoveries.
In so many ways,
Istanbul truly is a unique city. Istanbul straddles the
Bosphorus Strait, which places it in Europe and Asia at the
same time. In keeping with its geography, the personality of
the city can feel contradictor. Istanbul is a place of great
tradition, great meaning, and great change.
Istanbul is also a
place of unparalleled beauty. Alphonse de Lamartine, perhaps
the most romantic of the French poets, visited Istanbul in the
1830's. He wrote that in Istanbul, God, Man, Nature and Art
have conspired to create the most marvelous view that the
human eye can contemplate on Earth.
Come and experience Istanbul
TURKEY: The new rising value of Europe !
Stretching out on two continents, Turkey is a paradise
where one can experience the four seasons simultaneously...
Whether be fond of art, history, archeology or nature, you
will feel the happiness beyond desires and hopes during your
stay in Turkey.
Surrounded by the crystal clear waters of a shinning sea at
four directions, Turkey generously offers her 8000km long
shores before your eyes. Turkey is rich in flora and fauna.
Because of its geographical location, the mainland,
Anatolia, has witnessed the mass migration of diverse peoples
shaping the course of history. Twenty fascinating
civilizations render Turkey the heir of 10.000 years old
history, which has still been examined for further ancient
secrets to be brought up into daylight. These lands inhales at
any moment the mystery of the past through the existence of
the statues of gods and goddesses, temples, theaters, agoras,
churches, mosques, medresseh, palaces and caravanserais.
Becoming a united whole of daily life and all other values,
Turkey forms ideal circumstances.