An August 2009 trip
to Istanbul by Liam Hetherington
Quote: Capital of the Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire, the Ottoman Empire, and the Islamic Caliphate, Istanbul is a mixture of east and west, ancient and modern, holy and wholly remarkable that pulled me like a lure.
Attraction | "The Pot of Gold at the End of My Rainbow"
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Aya Sofya/ Church of Holy Wisdom
Attraction | "Folly, Fantasy, and Faith"
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Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camii)
0212 458 0776
Attraction | "Absolute Luxury: The Topkapi Palace"
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Attraction | "Into the Forbidden Harem"
Attraction | "A Wander Through The Ancient East"
Osman Hamdi Bey Yokusu
+90 212 5207740
Attraction | "Drinking the Medusa's Tears in the Sunken Palace"
Southwest of the Hagia Sophia
Attraction | "Saviour of Byzantine Art"
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Attraction | "Istiklal Caddesi - The First Street of Europe"
Attraction | "Between Europe and Asia"
Manchester, United Kingdom