A city of 2 continents
A city of 2 continents |The only city in the world that is located on 2 continents can you name it? In fact, almost everyone answers the question because that city is so well known and close to the heart of Pakistanis. Yes, we are talking about a Turkish city that was once known as Constantinople but now known as Istanbul. Situated in 2 continents, it is the only city that has been the capital of 3 great empires, namely the Roman Empire, then the Byzantine Empire, and finally the Ottoman Empire for many centuries. It is a city where the East meets the West or, as you say, Europe, Asia is a beautiful combination of innovation. On one side of the Strait of Bosphorus the city is located in Europe, while in Asia, on the other hand, it is also a land of tourist dreams, where millions of tourists visit the historical sites, modern buildings and Asian and European attractions, every year. Forcing them to come and most importantly, Turkish people love Pakistanis very much and there is no sense of strangeness and yes it is also the twin city of Karachi. Istanbul is also home to the largest airport in the world and if you only have one day to visit the city, the good news is that Turkish Airlines’ stopover program offers you the convenience of one day. You can wander the city at no extra cost and this includes a hotel room.
Bosphorus Bridge: Go to Istanbul and do not see this bridge, it is not possible because it is the place that connects the two continents, the Bosphorus Bridge, also named as Shahada Bridge on July 15, 2016, is a mile long, constructed from 1970 to 1973. Between Istanbul and the European part of Istanbul merged with the Asian part. Underneath the tower, recreational boats can also be traveled, and staggering views of the surrounding area can be enjoyed. This place in Istanbul is well known and millions of people visit every year to visit the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, also known as the Blue Mosque. In addition, there are also artifacts of the ancient Byzantine Empire which have attracted the interest of history. Pull to the side. Ancient Roman Pool: The basilica pool was built in 532 CE, which was built as a groundwater storage area, and now provides tourists with an understanding of the architecture of the period.
Lighthouse: If you would like to stay in a five-star hotel, visit the Charagna Palace, a palace of the Ottoman Caliphate that can be seen on the banks of the Bosphorus and from there the best view of the Bosphorus Bridge and beyond. Not to be outdone in this luxury hotel, the experience of going there will be quite memorable.