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Everything About Istanbul

Istanbul is unique, in terms of cultural and historical richness not only in Turkey but also one of the most important cities in the world. Being a bridge between Asia and Europe geographically, in a way, it brings East and West culture together

Where is Istanbul?

The location of Istanbul

Istanbul is located in a geography where the Asian and European continents intersect. The west of the Bosphorus is Europe and the east is Asia.
The city also has a strait that connects the Black Sea and the Mediterranean. Past and present have an important strategic position the city is in Turkey’s Marmara region boundaries. Istanbul was built on seven hills. Topkapı PalaceÇemberlitaşBeyazıtFatihYavuzselimEdirnekapı and Kocamustafapaşa form these hills.