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 shining sea at four directions, Turkey generously offers her 8000km long shores before your eyes. Turkey is rich in flora and fauna. And we offer to you an attractive visit to Istanbul which is a huge metropolis connecting continents, cultures, religions and being home to eleven million people; and one of the greatest business and cultural center of the region. City of art and history synthesis , Istanbul is exceptionally situated on both sides of the Strait of the Bosphorus that separates Europe from Asia. It extends both on the European (Thrace) and on the Asian (Anatolia) side of the Bosphorus, and is thereby the only metropolis in the world which is situated on two continents. In its long history, Istanbul (Constantinople) served as the capital city of the Roman Empire (330-395), the Byzantine Empire (395-1204 and 1261-1453), the Latin Empire (1204-1261), and the Ottoman Empire (1453-1922). The city was chosen as joint European Capital of Culture for 2010. The “Historic Areas of Istanbul” were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985.
The city consists of three parts in general; On the European side, the Historic Peninsula to the south of the Golden Horn and the Galata District to the north, and the New City on the Asian side. The European side of the city is a trade and business center, whereas the Asian side is more of a residential area. The important waterline dividing Istanbul into two is the Bosphorus… The only alternative to reach the Aegean Sea and the Meditteranean Sea. Istanbul is both the nearest Asian city to Europe and the nearest European city to Asia.