Istanbul Turkey

Istanbul Turkey Tourist Information and Vacation Guide

Istanbul Turkey Istanbul Tourist Information

The city of Istanbul Turkey is located at the crossroad between Europe and Asia.  It is home to many interesting tourist attractions, landmarks and museums.

Visitors can watch a professional football game at the local stadium or shop for interesting items from the far east.

Many Mediterranean cruises include Istanbul as a port-of-call.  Direct flights to the Istanbul Airport are available from many European cities.  The Orient Express train service originates in Istanbul.

The Istanbul public transit system is comprised of buses, trams, metros and commuter rail.  Ferry service to the islands is also available.

There are plenty of good hotels available.  Many visitors enjoy staying at international hotels in downtown Istanbul and near the Istanbul Airport, however, inexpensive lodgings are available in many districts of the city.