The Best High End Luxury Tourist Attractions in Istanbul, Turkey?

Answer Istanbul is a city steeped in culture and history. Located on the River Bosphorus and linking Europe and Asia, the city has many tourist attractions including the Blue Mosque, the Grand Bazaar and ... Read More »

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Is Istanbul the capital of Turkey?

Although Istanbul was the capital of the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Empires, the current capital city of Turkey is Ankara. Istanbul is rare in that it lies in two continents at once—with the ea... Read More »

Is a visa needed for Istanbul, Turkey?

A visa is required for U.S. citizens to visit Istanbul. Unlike many visas that can require multiple weeks of processing and either medical or background information, a multiple-entry visa can be o... Read More »

Where is Istanbul, Turkey located?

Istanbul in northwestern Turkey is situated on the east and west side of the Bosphorus Strait putting it on both the European and Asian continents. Its approximate G.P.S. coordinates are 41.00527,... Read More »

Where is Karakoy, Istanbul, Turkey?

The city of Istanbul is situated in the northeastern portion of Turkey and serves as the nation's capital. Karkaoy is located at the northern end of the Galata Bridge, which is found in the souther... Read More »