Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and fifth largest city proper in the world. Istanbul is also a megacity, as well as the cultural and financial centre of Turkey. The city covers 39 districts of the Istanbul province. It is located on the Bosphorus Strait and encompasses the natural harbour known as the Golden Horn, in the northwest of the country. It extends both on the European (Thrace) and on the Asian (Anatolia) sides of the Bosphorus, and is thereby the only metropolis in the world that is situated on two continents.
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The Point Hotel Barbaros, the first 5 star Art-Tech hotel of Turkey, is located between Barbaros Hayreddin Paşa Boulvard and Esentepe, a district where the head offices of many corporate companies and banks are located. With the collaboration of Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, İstanbul Modern Arts Museum & Yataş, art and comfort met under the roof of this 2.086m² hotel which consists of 16 conference rooms, 1.800m² Sports&Health Center,3 Bars & Restaurants on 6 floors.
A short movie of Italian director Leonardo Dalessandri about Turkey.