x0x Istanbul is Europes third-best city
Tuesday, July 24, 2007
ANKARA - Anatolia New Agency
According to the questionnaire developed by travel
and Leisure, one of the most popular travel
magazines based in New York, Istanbul is the
third-best city in Europe.
The magazine conducted a questionnaire in its
latest issue in which magazine subscribers were
asked to rate their favorite hotels, islands,
cities, airlines, destination spas, and rental car
agencies in the world and Europe.
Istanbul ranked third with 84.78 points out of
100, making it the readers' third favorite
European destination after Florence and Rome.
Istanbul surpassed Europe's most popular
destinations including Paris, Barcelona, Venice
Istanbul ranked eighth in the favorite world
cities category, leaving New York, Sydney, Bangkok
behind. It is also deemed the most exotic city of
the world's ten best cities.
Best hotel in Istanbul:
The Four seasons Hotel in Istanbul's Sultanahmet
district was chosen as Europe's best hotel,
receiving 93.55 points in the questionnaire. The
Milestone Hotel in London was second and Relais Il
Falconiere in Italy came in third.
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