Istanbul, visited by 15 million tourists annually, attracting many for unique cultural experiences and work opportunities.
A major appeal for expats is Istanbul’s reliable transportation infrastructure and high-quality health and education systems. With nearly 250 hospitals, 70% of which are private, Istanbul offers a high standard of healthcare for those living in the city. 9,103 public and private schools and 57 universities in the city also provide great education opportunities.
With over 200 theaters, nearly 900 movie theaters, and world-class concert and exhibition venues, Istanbul is the capital of culture and art, as well as the country’s financial centre. With over 700 hotels and nearly 30,000 restaurants and entertainment venues, it is also a city that never sleeps, with new discoveries around every corner.