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Rick Steves' Europe: Istanbul, Turkey

A bustling modern metropolis, the Turkish city also reminds travelers that the charm of traditional cultures is still something to value


Istanbul Turkey map
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Istanbul, which straddles the Bosporus, is partly in Asia and partly in Europe. It is the only city in the world that straddles two continents.

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