Istanbul, Turkey: Travel/Tourist Information Guide

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Istanbul is the capital of Turkey and has long been seen as the gateway between East and West. Recent political instability has seen a drop in tourism but the situation has calmed recently.

Facts About Istanbul

Istanbul has a lot to offer the traveler as the gateway between the East and West, former capital of the Eastern Roman Empire and Otoman Empire as well as the cultural and economic capital of Turkey.