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There are many stories and theories about who has found Istanbul. However it is known that it was found on 7 hills. These 7 hills have been important attraction centres throught the history; during the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman times. As a result, these 7 hills have become the richest areas with regards to the historical artifacts, monuments and buildings. 4 of these 7 hills are situated near the Halic (the Golden Horn) which shows the importance the water canal. Here are these seven hills: TOPKAPI PALACE AND THE SURROUNDS: This area is considered as the first centre of Istanbul.The...

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