This place is the eternal home of the Lions (Galatasaray SK) of Turkey. It was in 2000 this finest team of the nation brought the UEFA Cup from Kopenhagen to this magnificent arena of soccer, where the European so-called giants (Real, Manchester, Barcelona, Dortmund, etc.) had a real good beating.
Istanbul's mammoth Büyük Otogar (Main Bus Terminal) serves all of Turkey, plus Greece, Bulgaria and the Balkans, and central Europe.
This International Istanbul Intercity Bus Terminal (Uluslararasi Istanbul Otogari), as it's formally named, is 10 km (6 miles) northwest of Sultanahmet Square in the district of Bayrampasa, near the district of Esenler.