Turkbalon - air balloon
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Panoramic photo by Nurcan Azaz EXPERT Taken 12:27, 19/06/2008 - Views loading...

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Turkbalon - air balloon

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This balloon carries 30 people and one pilot. The diameter of the balloon is 22 meters, and it rises to a height of 200 meters according to their brochure; therefore, locals and tourists can enjoy a 15 minute, 360 degree view of the beautiful city of Istanbul...

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This panorama was taken in Istanbul

This is an overview of Istanbul

Istanbul (historically Byzantium and later Constantinople; see the other names of Istanbul) is the largest city of Turkey and the third largest city in the world. The city covers 27 districts of the Istanbul province.
It is located on the Bosphorus Strait and encompasses the natural harbor known as the Golden Horn, in the northwest of the country. It extends both on the European (Thrace) and on the Asian (Anatolia) side of the Bosphorus, and is thereby the only metropolis in the world which is situated on two continents. In its long history, Istanbul served as the capital city of the Roman Empire (330–395), the East Roman (Byzantine) Empire (395–1204 and 1261–1453), the Latin Empire (1204–1261), and the Ottoman Empire (1453–1922). The city was chosen as joint European Capital of Culture for 2010. The historic areas of Istanbul were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985.

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