Most Famous Quotes About İstanbul


İstanbul is really fantastic and important city in the world and it was capital city of most popular empires in the history. İstanbul's geographical position,historical and natural features always spoken and appreciated.


"If the Earth were a single state, Istanbul would be its capital."        - Napoleon Bonaparte 

"If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul."- Alphonse de Lamartine 

"Holy Istanbul! Your name is the most enchanting one of all names which enchants me." - Pierre Loti

"All other cities are doomed, but I imagine that as long as people exist, Constantinople will exist." - Petrus Gyllius

"Istanbul owes its extraordinary situation to Golden Horn, Marmara Sea and The Bosphorus." - Andrea Horn

"Istanbul, a universal beauty where poet and archeologist, diplomat and merchant, princess and sailor, northerner and westerner screams with same admiration. The whole world thinks that this city is the most beautiful place on earth." - Edmondo De Amicis

"Istanbul owes its extraordinary situation to Golden Horn, Marmara Sea and The Bosphorus." - Edmondo De Amicis

"Either I conquer Istanbul or Istanbul conquers me." - Fatih Sultan Mehmet

"Istanbul owes its extraordinary situation to Golden Horn, Marmara Sea and The Bosphorus." - Andrea Horn

"İstanbul is a magical seal which unites Europe and Asia since the ancient times. Without a doubt, Istanbul is certainly the most beautiful place of the world." - Gerard De Nerval

"People were right when they say there is no other place on earth as beautiful looking as Istanbul." - Chateaubriand

If they say "you have your last chance to look at the world", I wish that look would from Çamlıca of Istanbul.- Alphonse de Lamartine (Çamlıca is a hill in İstanbul)

"On the meeting point of two worlds, the ornament of Turkish homeland, the treasure of Turkish history, the city cherished by the Turkish nation, İstanbul, has its place in the hearts of all citizens."   - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

"Life can't be all that bad, I’d think from time to time. Whatever happens, I can always take a long walk along the Bosphorus."           - Orhan Pamuk









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