August 30, 2014

Ever More Foreign Couples Wedding in Istanbul


Istanbul may not sound like the likeliest place a Scottish woman and an Irishman to tie the knot in. Having previously lived in Turkey’s capital Ankara, before moving to their current home in Dubai, Stephanie and Henry chose Istanbul for their wedding celebration because “they had fallen in love with Turkey.” 

“We couldn’t think of anywhere better for a wedding than by the Bosphorus in Istanbul,” Stephanie said about their wedding in the historic Sultanahmet Square in Istanbul, the sporting and social center of Byzantine Constantinople hundreds of years ago. 

There has recently been a boom in the number of foreign couples, especially from Middle Eastern countries, who choose to have their wedding in Turkey, Başaran Ulusoy, chairman of the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TÜRSAB) told the Anadolu Agency. 

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