At the edge of Europe, where the two wonderful continents of Asia and Europe touches, lie the beautiful country of Turkey. This country is a perfect harmony both physically and culturally between Europe and Asia. There is no place in Turkey that demonstrate the harmonious lifestyle better than its capital – Istanbul.
Istanbul is Turkey’s most populous city. The city’s population ranges from 12 million to 19 million people, making it not only one of the biggest cities in both Europe and Asia but also in the world. It is also the Turkish cultural, financial and touristy hub. Visiting Istanbul, you will definitely not run out of things to do and places to see. Thanks to its rich history and culture uniqueness, Istanbul is happy to welcome millions of tourists every year.
Istanbul, with its special location at the edge of two big and prominent continents, has brought to this country many benefits as well as wars and conflicts over the years. Taking a tour around the city, listening to your tour guide introducing about the city that is the end point of the famous Silk Road, about all the wars and conflicts that happened because of territorial, financial and religious issues and how the Turkish managed to survive them all will, you will get a chill and admiration for the wonder and bravery this city and country possess throughout mankind history. Not just history, culture-wise, with art, architecture, and food, Istanbul brings the charm of the Turkish old tales together with the modern impressive skyline downtown. Either you are looking for ancient, traditional architecture or modern skyscrapers, you can find them all in one city of Istanbul.
One of the best ways to start a trip in Istanbul is to take a walking tour around, so you can get a sense of this beautiful city. There are many free walking tours offered. Here are a few most popular ones.
Please note Strawberry Tours does not operate the tours listed above, however, we are currently looking for people from all over the world who are excited to show their hometown to others.
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