Istanbul

     According to the latest archaeological findings, Istanbul, which is an ancient masterpiece of approximately 8500 years, is one of the favorite cities of the world. In addition to the Roman and Eastern Roman Empires, Istanbul was the capital of the Ottoman Empire for centuries.

   The official sources for more information on Istanbul are:
• Governorship of Istanbul: http://istanbul.gov.tr/en
• Istanbul Provincial Directorate of Culture and Tourism: http://www.istanbulkulturturizm.gov.tr/?_dil=2