Cultural Center of Balkans



Partly European and partly Asian country, the Republic of Turkey is a link between these two continents through the Dardanelles and the Bosporus, the sea route between the Mediterranean and Black Sea.


Crossroad of civilizations - Ankara is the capital city of the Republic of Turkey since 1923 and the second largest in the country with about 4.5 million people, right after Istanbul.

Maiden's Tower on the Bosphorus

On one side is Rumelia and on the other is Anatolia, to the south is the Marble Sea, and to the north is the Black Sea. And, in the middle of the restless Bosphorus, the Maiden's Tower shines on the islet, and wherever the view reaches is the posing Istanbul, the world's only city to sprawl across two continents, colorful, noisy, fragrant, unique...


A gem of the Aegean and a wonder of the world.