Turkey Istanbul flyaway

Istanbul in Photos

Istanbul easily falls among our favorite cities in the world. Partly in Europe and partly in Asia, the city buzzes with a vibrant mix of cultures, religions, cuisines and people. The Roman, Egyptian, Byzantine and Ottoman empires are just a few of the influence that have shaped the metropolis – formerly known as Constantinople over the centuries. Here are a few photos to inspire a trip to one of civilizations greatest cites:

Turkey Istanbul flyaway
With a mix of Christian and Islamic influences, the Hagia Sophia is one of the most impressive sights in the entire world.
Turkey Istanbul flyaway
Streets of Istanbul
Turkey Istanbul flyaway
Where the waters of the Golden Horn and the Bosphorous collide.
Turkey Istanbul flyaway
Busy fishing day off the bridges.
Turkey Istanbul flyaway
The Blue Mosque
Turkey Istanbul flyaway
Inside the Blue Mosque
Turkey Istanbul flyaway
Inside the Hagia Sophia
Turkey Istanbul flyaway
The famous Taksim Square
Turkey Istanbul flyaway
A great local lunch spot, Hamdi has delicious local cuisine and amazing rooftop view of Istanbul all around.
Turkey Istanbul flyaway
Killer views for lunch at Hamdi Restaurant
Turkey Istanbul flyaway
Spice Bazaar
Turkey Istanbul flyaway
Bosphorous, Asia on one side and Europe on the other
Turkey Istanbul flyaway
The medieval Galata Tower

Turkey Istanbul flyaway

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