About Istanbul

About Istanbul

In this article, we want to talk about the city of Istanbul and get a little acquainted with this beautiful and crowded city. Geographical location, climate, population, urban facilities, green space, etc. are topics that we will be familiar with them, in this article.

Geographical location

Istanbul is a city located in northwestern Turkey and is the largest city in the country.
It’s a strange city in terms of its geographical location! Because half of this city is in Asia and the other half is in Europe. These two parts are separated by the Bosphorus Strait.
North and south of Istanbul end of the sea and Istanbul is located between the Black and Marmara Seas

It is located in the north of Istanbul on the Black Sea and in the southwest, it is connected to the Mediterranean Sea by the Bosphorus Strait.
The eastern and western parts of Izmir, which were separated by the Bosphorus Strait, are connected by bridges. The western part is in Europe and the eastern part is in Asia.
About Istanbul - Geographical location


The climate of Istanbul is different in different parts of it.
The northern part of Istanbul is usually rainy due to its location by the Black Sea.
The areas along the Mediterranean Sea and the Bosphorus Strait, south and southwest of Istanbul, are affected by the Mediterranean Sea, with dry summers and rainy winters.
The western part of Istanbul has very cold winters with a lot of snow due to its location near the Balkan Peninsula. And finally, the eastern part, which has very hot summers and very cold winters.
In general, Istanbul is a city with very high humidity and almost tropical.

Population and Job opportunities

Istanbul is a large city in terms of area, which also has a population of approximately 16 million, and because of the large area of this city, is the most populous city in Turkey. Twenty percent of the Turkish population lives in Istanbul. Living in Istanbul is not easy due to the large population.
But it should not be ignored that Istanbul is a very well-equipped city with facilities, and often it is worth living in a crowded city but well-equipped.
Istanbul is one of the cities that many tourists come to, and attracting tourists has greatly contributed to the city’s economy, and it has made the city prosperous and has created many job opportunities for others.
If you want to live in the beautiful city of Istanbul, with a little effort you can find a great job in Istanbul and have a good life.

Some of shopping malls in Istanbul

1. Mall of Istanbul

one of the most important shopping malls in Istanbul, where you can find anything you want.
With a free car park, you can shop as much as you want, as well as a cinema and coffee shop in the mall, where you can take a break between your shopping. There are also places for children to play in this shopping center who can play a little while shopping.
One of the reasons that I introduce this shopping center to you, is the existence of many shops and many brands which are sold here.
About Istanbul - Mall of Istanbul

2. Forum

a very good and really clean shopping center, in a very good location, will make it easier for you to reach the metro station that passes in front of the entrance, it is also close to the Istanbul Aquarium. When you go to the roof of this store, you can see the Bosphorus Strait from there.
In this store, there are shops of many brands, including Nike, Adidas, etc. The variations of stores are great and there are even several bookstores inside this shopping center.
About Istanbul - Forum

3. Akmerkez

It is one of the oldest shopping malls in Istanbul, although it is not very big, it has a wide variety of shops where many different goods are sold. Although it sells a variety of brands like other malls, it is not too crowded and is often quiet.
A shopping center that is very accessible and has parking, but parking is not free. Like other stores, it has many restaurants and cafes and a high-quality cinema inside that will entertain you well among your purchases
About Istanbul - Akmerkez

4. Galleria

The first and oldest shopping center in Turkey, which has two floors with great decoration and many different shops. With the opening of this shopping center thirty years ago, many changes have taken place in the lives of the people and it is a symbol of modern life among the people of Istanbul.
Due to the very good location of this store and its proximity to the airport, and good access to this store, this store is very popular among tourists. This very large store also has very large parking with a capacity of 2,000 cars.

5. Kanyon

A large tower that is not just for shopping and is multi-purpose, and there are theaters, cinemas, restaurants, and very luxurious restaurants. The canyon is a shopping mall where almost all brands are sold and the prices in this complex are very high and it is great for sightseeing.
The interior is very luxurious and equipped and is a very beautiful and clean complex with excellent architecture.
The interior of this tower is open and you can breathe fresh air and this beautiful design has made this tower very luxurious and beautiful. In this photo, you can see the interior of this shopping center.

Sights and tourist attractions of Istanbul

Istanbul is a tourist and historical city known as the tourist center of Turkey. Most people in the world when come to Turkey, Istanbul is a place they must visit. In this section, we want to introduce you to some of Istanbul’s sights and tourism.

1. Hagia Sophia Museum

A very old and ancient place that was formerly used as a church and later became a mosque, and is now a museum for tourists and is considered a tourist attraction.
If you go to the Hagia Sophia Museum, be sure to visit the Khorram Sultan Bath, because it is right in front of it.

2. Sultan Ahmad Mosque

An architectural masterpiece that took seven years to build and the beautiful blue tiles used in its construction, it has turned it into a beautiful building and attracts many tourists to Turkey to watch.
This mosque was built next to the Sea of Marmara and the reflection of the image of the sea in the tiles has created a beautiful atmosphere.

3. Bosphorus Strait

This strait, which separates the two parts of Istanbul, is very interesting for many tourists.
Boating in this strait, sitting on the beach and watching the sea.

Topkapi Palace, Esteghlal Street, Istanbul Grand Bazaar, etc. are other places of interest that you can visit.
In this section,there is a video link to get more acquainted with the sights of Istanbul.

Since Istanbul is a coastal city surrounded by seas, it provides a great opportunity for you to sit quietly by the sea and sunbathe.

Listen to dances and songs and enjoy the beautiful nature by the sea, despite the cafes and restaurants and the beautiful and pleasant atmosphere around the beach.  The atmosphere around the beaches and the facilities that are there will provide you with a great weekend.

We will introduce you to some very important and beautiful beaches in Istanbul.  Güneş, Caddebostan, Heybeliada, Sedef Adası, Uzunya, Şile , …

On these beaches, you can experience great moments and this is one of the best things in Istanbul. We hope you have found the answers to your questions in this article and we have been able to help you. Contact us for more information about living in Istanbul.



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