Istanbul is the place where East meets West. Located in the north-western corner of Turkey, along the strait that separates Europe from Asia, this city is defined by centuries of tumultuous history. From Byzantium to Constantinople, Istanbul’s name has undergone a few changes – but its inviting charm has stayed the same. Experience the fusion of modern Turkish life with the cultural legacy inherited from the Greek,
Roman, and Ottoman empires while you explore the riches of the Topkapi Palace, wander around the Hagia Sophia Museum and Church, or gaze at the domed architecture of the Blue Mosque. If you’re in need of some retail therapy, go on a shopping spree like no other at the colourful Grand Bazaar and when you've worked up an appetite, plates of freshly caught fish, kebaps (Turkish for kebab), or simit (a quintessentially Turkish sesame-encrusted bagel) will be the perfect fuel for the next adventures on your Istanbul holidays.

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All in all we had a great time and it was pitched well, so thanks for all your hard work. All the contact with London and the fixer in Istanbul were positive and helpful, we were met and guided and driven everywhere and felt safe and looked after the whole time, so thanks again, it was really appreciated. The food was good everywhere and service was mostly excellent.

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