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blue mosque and german fountain Other

German Fountain can be considered the symbol of Turkish-German friendship, which became closer in the 19th century. The Ottoman Empire was following…
obelisk Other

Obelisk’s adventure began in the 15th century BC. The ruler of Egypt at that time, Thutmosis III, had this monument erected after…
Inside of St Anthony of Padua Other

While wandering through crowded Istiklal Street, it is hard to miss the red brick Church of St. Anthony of Padua and its…
grand bazaar street Other

Grand Bazaar is considered as one of the oldest and largest covered markets in the world. In 1455, two years after the…
basilica cistern Other

The Basilica Cistern, the largest of all cisterns in Istanbul, was constructed in 6th century during the most prosperous period of Byzantine…
ferikoy flea market Other

A Turkish proverb says, "If there is demand on old stuff, flea markets would be lighted by divine light." Contrary to the…