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_FB***30Wow Really Cool This building has remained the largest cathedral in the world for almost a thousand years. Good Morning All #hagiashopiamuseum
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Daniel Christophera mosque in Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey and the capital of the Ottoman Empire (from 1453 to 1923). This mosque is also known as the Blue Mosque because in the past the interior was blue.
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Retno - LikalikukakikuThis subterranean structure was commissioned by Emperor Justinian and built in 532. The largest surviving Byzantine cistern in İstanbul, it was constructed using 336 columns, many of which were salvaged from ruined temples and feature fine carved capitals
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Matthew FoldiTopkapi Palace is an incredibly historic site, home to Ottoman Sultans and it really feels like Sultans still live there.
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TripBazaar means the market, and Turkish is the "covered market." The Grand Bazaar has been the city centre of Istanbul for centuries. The Grand Bazaar is very close to Istanbul University and the Blue Mosque, and its entrance is so ordinary that it is easy for visitors to miss it. The large-scale Grand Bazaar adopts a fully enclosed design that receives visitors from all over the world every day. People have installed a set of lockable doors and fences for the market, so that after a day of trading, the market can be safely closed.
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Ancient Pagoda
E42***30A worth watching street, its an amazing place to visit. It has people, restaurants and everything open. Galata is a history icon of ottomen empire.

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Historic Landmarks
Turkey has long been a global crossroads. Straddling Europe and Asia, its lands have seen the rise and fall of vast empires including the Greek, Persian, Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman. This long history combines with pristine natural beauty. Black Sea resorts dot Turkey’s northern coast. Grand cathedrals and mosques line the Bosporus Straits in Istanbul. Picturesque islands are scattered in the Aegean Sea. And ancient ruins coexist with modern luxury along the Mediterranean coast. It is a land for travelers seeking something exotic yet familiar. In this and so many other ways, Turkey is the ideal blend.
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About Istanbul

As a city that cradles both Asian and European cultures, Istanbul has innumerable stories to count. Sitting at the throat of the Bosphorus Strait, this city is at the confluence of eastern and western culture. Previously, three ancient empires—the Romans, Byzantines, and Ottomans—made this their capital city, previously known as Constantinople and Byzantium. An abundance of ancient relics and structures each culture left behind have been preserved. In the old Sultanahmet District you can see magnificent Blue Mosque and, in the same visit, go to the nearby Hagia Sophia—a Greek Orthodox church that became a mosque and is now a museum)—and the Ottoman-era Topkapı Palace. The century-old Grand Bazaar is a spectacle not to be missed. The goods inside are dazzling to behold and it is a good place to buy souvenirs.

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Istanbul Weather

21 Sep, 2021
Mostly Cloudy
16 ~ 23
22 Sep, 2021
Mostly Cloudy
13 / 23
23 Sep, 2021
Cloudy with Showers
13 / 18
24 Sep, 2021
Mostly Clear
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25 Sep, 2021
Mostly Clear
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21 Sep, 2021 Istanbul Weather: Mostly Cloudy, Northeasterly Wind: 17–25 kph, Humidity: 57%, Sunrise/Sunset: 06:50/19:04
Istanbul Driving: Suitable, Running: Suitable, Cycling: Suitable

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