Islamic Guide To Turkey
Turkey is a nation straddling Europe and Asia with cultural connections to ancient Greek, Persian, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires. Cosmopolitan Istanbul, on the Bosphorus Strait, is home to the iconic Hagia Sophia, the massive 17th-century Blue Mosque and the circa-1460 Topkapı Palace, former home of sultans.
For more than 1500 years İstanbul was the capital of Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Empires.With one arm reaching out to Asia and the other to Europe, İstanbul is the only city in the world built on two continents. The Bosphorus courses the waters of the Black Sea, the Sea of Marmara and the Golden Horn through the city’s heart.
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