Istanbul, the ancient Byzantium and Constantinople, has been the capital of three empires. Today, without being the capital of Turkey, it is the largest city in the country and a reference in the cultural, historical and tourist field. No traveller remains indifferent to the contrasts of a city located between two seas, the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea; and between two continents, Europe and Asia. All these singularities have made it one of the most visited cities in the world.
The Golden Horn divides, in turn, the European part, in the old city and the new city. In Istanbul everything is special. Diverse traditions, cultures and religions have coexisted for many centuries to make this historic and lively city a unique enclave in Turkey.
It is not difficult for those who come to Istanbul to be seduced by the history of this city and its natural landscapes. Istanbul is a place marked by the footprint of the different civilizations that have passed through it. Monuments, palaces, mosques, fountains or cisterns; all carry the memory of the cultures that have had contact with this city.
In addition to visiting the most important tourist attractions such as mosques, museums or Turkish baths, the vastness of this destination offers the opportunity to discover other lesser known places. Istanbul is a city of contrasts in cultures, sounds and flavours. It is undoubtedly one of the most amazing places in the world and has many places to visit.
Stay in our hotels in Istanbul and discover the Hagia Sophia Basilica, the Blue Mosque, the Grand Bazaar, the Topkapi Palace, the Basilica Cistern or the Galata Tower are some of the most emblematic points of the city.