Istanbul ranks #1 in the “Best Cities in Europe” listAIDA
Istanbul has been selected as the Best City in Europe by the world-renowned travel magazine Travel + Leisure Magazine. For the city awards, readers voted on the "tourist attractions, landmarks, culture, food, friendliness, shopping, and value" categories. Istanbul was selected as the first in the list of "Top 15 Cities in Europe" with an average of "90.23" in this list. Readers who left comments such as "A very beautiful city with so many options" and "Suitable for all budgets" also cited the Grand Bazaar, the Blue Mosque, and the Bosphorus as their favorite tourist destinations.