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Istanbul is the only city on two continents, Europe and Asia
               EUROPE                                                                      ASIA




                                                 ISTANBUL








                   Istanbul - Turkey was just ranked the most popular travel
                               destination in the world by TripAdvisor.


           Capital city of two empires.. Istanbul, formerly known as Constantinapole was the capital of the eastern Roman
            Empire, also known as the "Byzantine Empire". In 1453, Istanbul became the capital of the Ottoman Empire.

          • Istanbul is the largest city in Europe and Middle   • Istanbul has two undersea tunnels (marmaray/
            East and the sixth largest city in the world          eurasia tunnel). The Marmaray rail tunnel
            (population: 15 million 2014).                        crosses the Bosphorus and connects the Asian
                                                                  and Europe sides of Istanbul. The Eurasia road
          • The earliest settlement  known in Istanbul dates      tunnel is expected to be completed in late 2016.
            back to 6700 BC                                       This undersea tunnel crosses the Bosphorus and
                                                                  is expected to alleviate the traffic congestion in
          • Istanbul is the only city in the world where          Istanbul.
            Europe and Asia connect via three  bridges.         • Istanbul has three international airports with a
                                                                  third under construction which is expected to be
          • The third Bosphorus bridge will be completed in       one of the  largest airports in the world  with
            2015 and will be the largest combined motorway        six runways and an annual capacity to serve 150
            and railway bridge in the world                       million passengers.

                                          - MADO'S AWARDS -




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                                   - A Little History of Turkish Cuisine -
              Turkish cuisine is recognised as being one of the world’s best due to its diversity, flavour, variety of
           recipes, use of natural ingredients, flavours and tastes that appeal to a wide array of palates. Turkish food is
           considered to be one of the three main cuisines of the world with influences  from Europe, Asia, the Middle
                East and Africa with its emphasis on enhancing the natural taste and flavour of the ingredients...

                                                - Learn the Lingo -

           Anatolia: The peninsula of land that today constitutes the Asian portion of Turkey. Anatolia was, from the
           beginnings of civilization, a crossroads for numerous peoples migrating or conquering from either continent.

           Sis (Shish) Kebab: Sis means skewer in Turkish and refers to the way it is made, on a metal or wooden skewer.
           Sis kebap is usually a combination of the different types of meat and vegetables, which is chargrilled.

           Shisha (Hookah): so known as narghile, argileh, shisha, hubble-bubble, shisha or goza, a hookah is a water pipe
           that is used to smoke flavored and sweetened tobacco.


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