TTB’s 3 Fascinating Facts About Istanbul

While vacationing in Istanbul, The Travel Bug uncovered some fascinating facts about the city.  He’s always keen to learn more about his holiday destinations…

  • Istanbul is THE ONLY CITY ON EARTH that is in two continents: Asia and Europe.  It is split by the Bosphorus River.
  • The Bosphorus River froze over in 1954 and people could walk across massive chunks of ice to get to the other side.
  • Agatha Christie wrote ‘Murder On The Orient Express’ at the Pera Palas Hotel in the city.


Have you any fascinating facts about Istanbul for The Travel Bug?




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