Istanbul 2010

Laid back in between two entirely different worlds, Istanbul links both Europe and Asia through the famous Bosporus Strait. One of the greatest metropolises is world’s unique example of how antiquity and modernism can mix together in such perfect harmony, where cultural diversity is the foundation of civilization. In the course of History, the city was a strategic point and nowadays, in such a global market it has an eminent role in the transportation of merchandise. Istanbul is considered to be the city of inspiration to various artists around the globe, who find it fascinating how the west and the east are embroidered so naturally into one epic city. In 2010, all this beauty was crowned as the European Capital of Culture by the European Union. Some good websites to visit:


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