Istanbul is ‘the only place in the world’ where you can swim between continents

Istanbul is a favourite destination for many Europeans in search of incredible architecture and bustling bazaars.

So you might be surprised to learn that just outside of the city there’s a wealth of stunning beaches.

Istanbul has 85 accessible beaches or bathing spots, many of them no more than 30 or 40 minutes on the metro from the city centre. Due to the city’s unique location, you’ve also got the choice of swimming the Black Sea in the north, the Sea of Marmara in the south or the Bosphorus Strait in between.

Where can you swim in Istanbul?

Though Istanbul’s beaches have never been a secret to locals, visitors are starting to discover

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