Istanbul is a city that wears its cultures and history well, blending them into an exciting city that has much to offer travelers from around the world. Founded during Neolithic times, Istanbul today is a modern city that remains true to its historic heritage though its mosques, basilicas and cathedrals, and ancient bazaars. Standing between East and West, Turkey's largest city offers an aura of intrigue and charm that will appeal to all visitors.
Turkey offers a plethora of experience with its varied culture and rich history that blend perfectly with the essence of modern lifestyle. The country presents a fascinating diversity of landscapes, cultural uniqueness and interesting culinary, making it a sought-after destination. Tourists can look for apt Turkey tour packages and enjoy their stay in the beautiful Eurasian nation.
The world-renowned Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Seimiye Mosque and Faith Mosque are some of them must-visit attractions for the religiously inclined. Travelers can also visit the Topkapi palace in Istanbul, explore the treasures of Museum of Anatolian Civilization in Central Anatolia.
Tourists must ensure that these attractions are included on the itinerary of their Turkey holiday package. Besides, the city is dotted with beaches, where tourists can enjoy sunbathing, play beach volleyball or trying exciting water- sports like kayaking, swimming and snorkeling.
Touring Istanbul's ornate house of worships and palaces could keep history buffs and cultural hounds busy for weeks and even simply exploring the street traffic and observing daily are equally fascinating.