years of


Istanbul is the most-populous European city by population within city

Welcome to beautiful Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbeautiful, your practical city guide to Istanbul, Turkey…
Find things to do in Istanbul, days out, attractions and sightseeing in Istanbul, what’s on, Istanbul festivals and events, tours, restaurants and hotels in Istanbul. Plan your trip to Istanbul with useful traveler information.

General information about Istanbul – Getting to Know Istanbul

Augusta, Antonina, Nova Roma, Byzantion, Byzantium, Constantinople and finally Istanbul… These exciting names reminds the mysterious and enchanting past of the city. Istanbul can be considered as the combination of the old and modern city, as well as Islamic and Mediterranean mixture of cultures in a captivating atmosphere. There are only few cities in the world that can be so delightful to experience and enjoy as Istanbul.

Istanbul is located partly in Asia and the other part in Europe. Its geographical position as well as its rich history are responsible for a fascinating melting pot of cultures. Tourists are flocking to experience this magical city full of contrasts for themselves, making it the 5th most popular tourist destination in the world.     more> 


Visa Information for Istanbul, Turkey – Get your Turkish E-Visa Online
U.S. and European citizens need a valid passport to travel to Bodrum and all Turkey cities and stay up to 90 days with a tourist visa. Turkey has launched an Electronic Visa (e-Visa) Application System on 17 April 2013 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey and with the e-Visa system, travellers are allowed to easily obtain their e-Visas for Turkey online. | Tourist & Travel Help-Service for the turkish eVisa: