Istanbul city viewIstanbul , Turkey
With our webcam help you have an excellent opportunity to look at the mysterious, fabulously beautiful, majestic and noisy Istanbul from the height of the 14th century Galata tower. During a long history, Istanbul in our online stream camera was the capital of such great empires as: Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman and Latin.
The former capital of Turkey, Istanbul, well shown in the online camera, is located on both sides of the Bosporus, thus being in Europe and in Asia. If the most famous sights are concentrated in the European part, then the old traditions of the ancient city are still preserved in Asian part.
The most important district of Istanbul city center, which panorama is perfectly demonstrated by our webcam is the conservative Fatih. The district of Sultanahmet is a tourist quarter included in the UNESCO heritage list. There are St. Sophia Cathedral (Hagia Sophia), the Blue Mosque, the Hippodrome and many other rare historical monuments here. The oldest quarter, Eminonu, is known for its museums, mosques, oriental market, including the Spice Market. In Istanbul with our live camera there is the New City - Beyoglu with modern quarters: Karakoy, Galatasaray and Taksim. Tourists like Beyoglu because of the best shops, galleries, antique shops and cafes concentrated here. In the center of the aforementioned district there is Taksim Square with its key attractions: Republic Monument and the Atatürk Cultural Center. The ancient quarter, founded during Byzantium era is Galatasaray, which retained a large number of Genoese buildings with the symbol of Istanbul - the Galata Tower, from where the online stream is conducted. In the south of Beyogly district there is Karakoy quarter, connecting it with the historical center on the Golden Horn other side.
The district of Besiktas is the most prestigious. Here are the Ortaköy Marina, Sinan Pasha Mosque, Barbarossa Square, Yildız and Dolmabahce Palaces. One of the important areas of the Asian part of Istanbul, which center is visible online is Kadikoy. There are expensive shopping centers, nightclubs, restaurants located here.
Zeytinburnu district - on the contrary, is a real working outskirts with migrants from the eastern part of Turkey.
In Istanbul, which is visible in the live camera, there are also many excellent beaches. Tourists have a unique opportunity to spend time on the coast of both Black and Marmara Seas. The most popular beach area of the Marmara Sea is Caddebostan, the most famous beach is Floria. The most famous areas of the Black Sea coast are: Kilyos and the Sile resort zone with the Agva beach.
If you want to enjoy a holiday at a real seaside resort, go to the Princes' Islands. The largest and most famous of them is Buyukada Island. Besides the aforementioned attractions: the St. Sophia Cathedral, the Blue Mosque and the Galata Tower, there are also other equally important architecture and historical monuments in Istanbul. For example, the second most popular tower - Maiden’s tower, Topkapi Palace and Dolmabahce Palace, built in the rare in Turkey Baroque style.
Istanbul, the most beautiful view of which opens in our live webcam, is rich in museums. For example, the Museum of Innocence, the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art, the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, the Whirling Dervish museum.
Holidays with children in Istanbul will be more than enjoyable. Visit the Miniature Park with famous Turkish landmarks, made on a scale of 1: 25. Attend one of the city’s aquariums, for example, TurkuaZoo, or take a walk through the dinosaur park - Jurassic Land.
Children will be greatly impressed by the Toy Museum with an amazing private collection of 4000 exhibits. The Istanbul Dolphinarium will please both children and adults, and the Vialand amusement park is waiting for everyone to ride the roller coaster, carousel and play themed games.
In Istanbul, where our webcam online camera is, there is subtropical climate. Despite this, the cold northerly winds always come here. In winter it is cool and humid, often snowing. Summer is warm and not hot. For Istanbul sightseeing, the best time is spring and autumn.
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