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Istanbul

Istanbul is a truly unique city, straddling both Europe and Asia you can see various influences and traditions in this wonderful city.

Serviced by the Istanbul Ataturk Airport you can get in and out of the city easily enough by Metro, Seabus, Bus, Taxi or car rental and enjoy everything it has to offer.

Istanbul is famed for its incredible scenery and wonderful traditional and historic monuments. Located on a peninsula and surrounded by the Bosphorus, Golden Horn and Marmara it is the ideal location for holiday makers looking to enjoy some sunshine and also for those looking for a cultural vacation. Some suggestions for cultural visits include:

Hagia Sophia Museum
Basilica Cistern
Suleymaniye Mosque
Blue Mosque
TopKapi Palace
Kariye Museum
Rustem Pasha Mosque

For those that enjoy shopping and fancy having the chance to haggle on prices the Grand Bazaar is the place to visit. It is one of the oldest covered markets in the world and attracts close to half a million visitors every day! With 61 streets and over 3000 shops it is safe to say that if you are looking for something, you will find it here.

If you are looking for accommodation in Istanbul you will find everything from luxury hotels and apartments to 3, 4 and 5 star holiday hotels. Istanbul is also home to a proud sporting heritage with some of Turkey’s biggest club teams located here including Galatasaray, Fenerbahce and Besiktas. The atmosphere at a football game in Turkey is always red hot as any team that has visited in European competition will be able to tell you.

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