Explore the Asian part of Istanbul

Explore the Asian part of Istanbul

Situated on the Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul is bordered to the south by the Sea of Marmara and to the north by the Black Sea. Given its strategic position, between Europe and Asia, the city found itself at the center of many battles, course of its long history. With the ancient denominations of Byzantium and Constantinople,...

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Turkish food is not only about kebab and Turkish delight

Turkish food is not only about kebab and Turkish delight

Turkey is one of those special nations, straddling various continents, not only geographically but also historically, culturally and, it goes without saying, gastronomically. In Turkey we find European characters, especially Eastern European, but also Greco-Roman and Balkan; we find Asian characters, both Caucasian and Middle Eastern; we find African characters, in particular North Mediterranean Africa.

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