28 August Tuesday

IMM Introduced Istanbul to Foreigners from 110 Countries in Seven Months...

As part of the “White Tour ”, organized under the auspices of the IMM’s Public Relations Directorate, the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) has introduced Istanbul to 5.000 foreigners from 110 countries in seven months.

During the visit, the historical and cultural heritage of Istanbul was presented to foreign guests and they were also informed about the activities and works of the Municipality and the experiences were shared with all visitors.

The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has been organizing "White Tour" since 1995 to introduce investments and service improvements it made and to inform the visitors about the city. Lots of foreign visitors have been showing great interest in these excursion program, which is enjoyed by the inhabitants of the city. Therefore, as part of the “White Tour ”, a total of  5.000 foreign visitors from 110 countries, including students and schoolchildren participated in this program in seven months of this year alone.

The event was organized under the auspices of the IMM’s Public Relations Directorate. The visitors were informed about the works of the Istanbul Water and Sewerage Administration (İSKİ), Istanbul Electric Tramway and Tunnel Establishments(IETT) and the subsidiaries of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.

The historical, cultural and natural beauties of Istanbul were also introduced to foreign guests.

It was provided detailed information about historic places such as Sultanahmet, Topkapi Palace, Kariye Museum, Hagia Sophia in the presence of expert guides.

The city's fabulous history and stunning natural beauty, cultural richness, sophisticated cultural life and world-class dining was also introduced to the visitors along with the Turkish hospitality.

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