City of Istanbul

Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey, constituting the country's economic, cultural, and historical heart. Istanbul is the only city that spans two continents (Europe and Asia). It was chosen as European cultural capital for the year 2010.
A Unique Blend of the East and West, the Old and Modern, the Business and Leisure Extending across the European and Asian side of the Bosphorus strait, Istanbul is the primary location of social, cultural and commercial activities in Turkey. It is not only the business center of the country but also an attractive tourism destination.
Istanbul is the largest city with 13.6 million inhabitants and ranks as the 27th top global business location in the World hosting regional headquarters. The economy of İstanbul constitutes 23% of the Turkish GDP and the household income is about 20% higher than the country average.
It can be enjoyable viewing the glamorous nature of the Bosphorus, where Europe greets Asia.
Istanbul’s rich history attracts tourists. Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace, Grand Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace, Blue Mosque, Taksim and Sultanahmet Squares are the most famous and vulnerable places, which must be seen.
It attracts tourists especially since it was chosen as European cultural capital for the year 2010. All this guarantees the PhysCon attendees would have enjoyable and memorable stay in Istanbul.

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