|The city of Istanbul Turkey is located at the crossroad
between Europe and Asia. It is home to many
Visitors can take in a pro-football game at the local football stadium or shop for interesting items from the far east.
|Many Mediterranean cruises include
Istanbul as a port-of-call. Direct flights to the
are available from many European cities. The Orient
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 many good hotels
located in and around Istanbul Turkey. Many visitors
enjoy staying at international hotels in
downtown Istanbul and
near the Istanbul Airport.
Inexpensive lodgings are available in many districts of Istanbul.