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3 Reasons to Visit Istanbul

Startup Spirit will be rising in Istanbul, the pearl of Bosphorus. Get your Early Bird Tickets to join the biggest networking event in the region


Istanbul is known as the pearl of Bosphorus and a city of wonder. The city has also too many titles under its cosmopolitan soul and the another one is on its way: The City of Startups. On 30th of September Investors, founders, tech executives and over 1000 attendees will breathe entrepreneurship soul in this cultural melting point. Here is the reasons why you should come to Istanbul.
Extraordinary Views: Breathtaking views are very ordinary for Istanbul locals,but if you’re coming from abroad, get ready! Bosphorus River, Galata Tower, Maiden’s Tower, Sultanahmet, Blue Mosque, Haghia Sophia , Topkapı Palace and the remains of the Ottomans..etc. All of them and much more inspirational places are waiting for you. An advise: Take a boat trip along the Bosphorous River.
Turkish Food: But, not only Kebap! Istanbul’s appetizing restaurant scene offers a different kind of kitchen styles. You can find every kind of world kitchen in Istanbul, but we advise these local ones: Hamdi is located in Sultanahmet and famous with its grilled marinated meats and panoramic landscape. If you are a vegetarian you can try local flavors from the city of Gaziantep in Ciya Sofrasi, located in Kadikoy. If you are looking for a more sophisticated restaurant and modern kitchen, Mikla offers the best solution on the rooftop terrace of the Marmara Pera Hotel with 360º views overlooking Istanbul.
Shopping Heaven: You can find many interesting things in all over the world, but trust me, the most impressive ones are in Istanbul. From modern shopping malls to traditional shopping centers, Istanbul offers different choices. If you like to see the world’s oldest shopping center, just go to Grand Bazaar, which is a heaven and do not forget to bargain. Istiklal Street and Beyoglu also offer many authentic items by local designers. And Istinye Park is an address for a more modern shopping options.
Of course the reasons are limitless to visit Istanbul. For the other advises, follow us on Twitter.

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─ August 4, 2014