Main gateway to the country and a mythical town that bridges Europe and Asia, Istanbul is a fascinating city of contrasts and like no other. The thousand and one neighbourhoods each reserve different surprises but always with a local feel. Go shopping at the Grand Bazaar and spice market, visit the Blue Mosque whose six minarets once rivalled Mecca's, see the sumptuous Saint Sophia, the Byzantine basilica ...
The Byzantine church of Hagia Sophia is a great architectural beauty and one of the most recognised symbols of Istanbul
The Deesis mosaic is a wonderful example of Byzantine art, seen at the Hagia Sophia museum
The Bosphorus, also known as the Istanbul Strait, runs through Istanbul, but also separates two continents: Europe from Asia
Typical Turkish décor often features beautiful, ornate mosaics
The Sultan Ahmed Mosque, dating from the 17th century, is nicknamed the Blue Mosque, for its blue tile interior
The monuments found throughout Istanbul are splendid examples of Byzantine architecture
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