I can't explain but I got in love with Istanbul. I can come back over and over and still missing it!

Constantinople-the capital of the eastern Roman empire; capital of the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, now called Istanbul.

Istanbul at Sunset, Turkey

Experience going from Europe to Asia in minutes by boat or by car Istanbul at Sunset, Turkey

Galata tower, Istanbul, Turkey

Galata Tower, built by the Genoese in before the Ottoman Conquest . Make sure to walk the district, very striking views of the Bosphorus thru narrow streets.

kocagotludunya: Istanbul, TURKEY.

The Galata Tower, a medieval stone tower in the Galata/Karaköy quarter of Istanbul, Turkey,

Istanbul, 1850s

Galata Surları ve Galata Kulesi Galata tower & galata murailles - Constantinople.