Istanbul, Turkey

Visiting historic landmarks and famous buildings is the best way to discover city. Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapı Palace are great places to visit in Istanbul while taking sightseeing tour of its streets. Explore things to do in Istanbul by creating your own scenic city walk with Strol. Strol guides to best walks and city tours in cities worldwide!
Istanbul (UK: , or US: ; Turkish: İstanbul [isˈtɑnbuɫ]), historically known as Constantinople and Byzantium, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country's economic, cultural, and historic center. Istanbul is a transcontinental city in Eurasia, straddling the Bosphorus strait (which separates Europe and Asia) between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea. Its commercial and historical center lies on the European side and about a third of its population lives on the Asian side. The city is the administrative center of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (coterminous with Istanbul Province), both hosting a population of around 14.7 million residents. Istanbul is one of the world's most populous cities and ranks as the world's 7th-largest city proper and the largest European city. Founded under the name of Byzantion (Βυζάντιον) on the Sarayburnu promontory around 660 BCE, the city developed to become one of the most significant in history. After its reestablishment as Constantinople... Wikipedia ( Creative Commons Attribution CC-BY-SA 4.0 )
Hagia Sophia
Hagia Sophia
Blue Mosque
Blue Mosque
Topkapı Palace
Topkapı Palace
Galata Tower
Galata Tower
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Galata Bridge
Galata Bridge
Maiden's Tower
Maiden's Tower
Basilica Cistern
Basilica Cistern
New Mosque (Istanbul)
New Mosque (Istanbul)
Bosphorus Bridge
Bosphorus Bridge
Dolmabahçe Palace
Dolmabahçe Palace
Süleymaniye Mosque
Süleymaniye Mosque
Chora Church
Chora Church
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