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The biggest city of Turkey and most populated in Europe with more than 14 million inhabitants it is also one of the most attractive tourist destinations of the world.

The transcontinental city of Istanbul possesses historical areas and some monuments Heritage of the Humanity by the UNESCO. The strait of the Bosphorus crosses the city and joins the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara and Asia with Europe.

If you call at the Cruise Port of Istanbul your visit must include a tour to Hagia Sophia and to the Blue Mosque, the most famous Mosque of the city. Topkapi Palace and the plunged palace are also recommended visits. If you have time you should not lose the visit to one of the most ancient towers of the world, Gálata’s Tower and Taksim Square, the most important shopping center and leisure center of the city.

If you want to have a good memory of Istanbul it is necessary to taste its great kebab; the chicken with honey and the lüfer. The most typical drinks of the zone are the ayran and the raki.