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The city of Istanbul spreads across two continents and is bisected by the Bosphorus Strait. It''s a place where history''s empires have risen and fallen. Today Byzantine churches and Ottoman mosques sit next to contemporary architecture, and a vibrant, multi-layered food and culture scene make it easy to explore the layers of history and cultural influence in the massive city.

Read the latest Istanbul travel guides, trip ideas, and articles from Viator’s travel insiders, a community of writers and locals who’ve been all over the world to help travelers find and experience the best things to see and do.