Constantine the Great reputedly built the original cistern on this site, with the current one being enlarged and rebuilt by Justinian in 532. It was known as the Basilica
Kilyos is the summer getaway of choice for many residents of Istanbul. It is close, only about an hour by bus, less by car, and it is a great place to escape the summer
It was my first full day in Istanbul and my girlfriend – who had moved to the city to do an internship – was keen to show me as much as possible in the Besiktas area of
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Macka is the modern quarter of the city situated to the north from Golden Horn on a hill. You
can find many embassies and consulates in this part of the city. There is