With an enigmatic blend of Euro Middle Eastern culture that speaks large volumes about Byzantinean and Ottoman Empires that ruled it, Istanbul has to feature in this list of top European destinations. The city is flanked by beautiful minarets and mosques. The old city boasts of markets. For lovers of the sea, there is the ever glorious Marmara Sea. If you want to enjoy nightlife, head towards Beyoğlu. With an exotic diaspora of attractions, Istanbul comes at number 11 in this list of top European destinations that you must visit.
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