Istanbul, the city which divides Asia and Europe, is the only city in the world which is situated on two continents. This city of (officially) 13 million inhabitants - the largest city in Turkey - celebrates a unique culture which fuses eastern and western influences and a history stretching back as far as 5500 BC.
From the Istanbul Travel Guide
This is a comfortable, quiet place to stay. Very close (walking distance) to all the major attractions, yet still manages to be away from the chaos. The people who run the hotel are very kind, relaxed, and nice to interact with. This was my third stay at the Siesta Hotel, and it would be be my first choice for another stay in Istanbul. ... more
Excellent central location. Clean, simple and adequate. Lovely friendly gentle staff. ... more
Days 1, 2, and 3...
We arrived in Istanbul and are staying here until the 6th when we will get on our ship for a 14 day cruise through the Aegean and Adriatic Seas. We have an adorable tour guide named Atilla. Like ...
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