Chora Museum (Kariye Müzesi in Turkish); is a great example of Byzantine Architecture. Bigger than its neighbor Pammakaristos, much smaller than Hagia…


Kalenderhane Mosque Istanbul

Kalenderhane Mosque is formerly an Eastern Orthodox Church, converted into a mosque after conquest of Istanbul. It is not exactly known when…
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Obelisk’s adventure began in the 15th century BC. The ruler of Egypt at that time, Thutmosis III, had this monument erected after…
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Commercial, crowded Istiklal Street offers great opportunities without cost, from Turkish coffee to live street bands. Take notes for Istiklal Street, here…
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It is hard to believe that Istanbul houses thousands of cute, green, tropical parrots. They first settled in Istanbul two decades ago, and their…


Datli Maya Istanbul

After passing Firuzaga Mosque which is at the center of Cihangir, Datli Maya greets its visitors with a modest sign and blue painted…
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