Travel Abroad: The Silk Road Leads to Istanbul, Turkey

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An estimated two million Turks and tourists converge upon this central Istanbul sight daily—the former to board the ferry that crosses from Turkey to Asia, the latter to work, shop, or visit one of the government buildings located there.

Amid the urban chaos, you’ll find fishermen dropping their hooks into the Bosphorus waiting for a catch. Formerly part of the walled city of Constantine, the neighborhood is rich in history too.

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