Istanbul, which had been the capital of the three most important civilizations in history, is one of the largest and most populated cities in the world with a population of 16 million. It is an important business center in addition to its location at the intersection of Asia and Europe, its unique beauty, historical richness and cultural structure. Technology, tourism and trade have an important place in the city. For this reason, it welcomes visitors from all over the world arriving in Istanbul for tourism, business and educational purposes. The activities that can be done in the city are too numerous to be counted, but it is recommended that you do not leave Istanbul without enjoying the ferry trip, watching the city from the top of the Galata Tower, visiting the unique mosques and discovering the beauty of the Historic Peninsula.
Foreigners to be travelling to Istanbul are required to obtain e-visa from www.evisa.gov.tr internet address or apply to Turkey's foreign missions in person. It is recommended to apply at least 1 month before the trip in order to prevent delays in the e-visa, which replaced the visas previously issued with banderole and stamp at the border gates.
Your accommodation is very important in a big city like Istanbul. This is because the city is large and the population is crowded. It can take a lot of time to travel across the city. Thus, first of all, staying close to your favorite area gives you many advantages in terms of not spending time on the road. There are several options for accommodation in Istanbul. You can stay in world-famous 5-star hotels or mid-segment hotels, or you can choose motels, apart-hotels or boardinghouses. In addition to these, you can also rent an apartment or detached houses, where you can stay throughout your travel.
There are many alternatives for transportation in Istanbul. You can reach all over the city by metro, metro-bus, tram, bus and taxis available on both sides. You can also travel between the two continents by boat services that run cross the sea passing right through the city center. In addition to the boat service that runs until the late hours every day, there are also ferry options, with which you can travel by car.
Those who come to Istanbul from outside the city have the opportunity to travel by many means of transportation such as buses, trains, planes and ferries.