The Beautiful Istanbul is the city capital of the homonymous province and the leading industrial, financial and cultural centre of Turkey. It knows also as Byzantium, Constantinople or New Rome was one of the most fascinating port of call in the Eastern Mediterranean cruise Itinerary. Many Cruise Line have deleted this City because of the terrorist attacks and now the travels in Istanbul is not safe.
Istanbul is the main industrial, financial and cultural center of Turkey, is the only metropolis in the world that belongs to two continents: Europe and Asia. The Bosphorus Strait (which separates Europe and Asia) divides the City between the Marmara Sea and Black Sea.
Istanbul has an amazing atmosphere with the beautiful Blue Mosque, the Santa Sofia Basilica and the Modern Bridges.