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Turquia

created by ben.arze on 2016-10-12

Turquia
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    Istanbul

    227 votes

    City

    A city of many names, times, colors - and even two continents. The old Constantinople, seat of the...

  • 2
    Beyoglu

    40 votes

    Neighborhood

    The true center of istanbul - located around the lovely Istiklal avenue, this district offers exi...

  • 3
    The Old City

    38 votes

    Neighborhood

    The historical peninsula was the heart of former Constantinople. The old city is bordered by the ...

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    Büyük Mecidiye Camii

    24 votes

    Neighborhood

    A square along the Bosphorus fitting every taste and hour of the day. Here lies the center of Orta...

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    Sultan Ahmet Camii - Blue Mosque

    168 votes

    Sight

    In the beginning of the 17th century, Sultan Ahmed I decreed the construction of arguably the mos...

  • 7
    Hagia Sophia

    110 votes

    Sight

    Red, shimmering Hagia Sofia is an inseparable part of the Istanbul skyline. A late antique Christ...

  • 8
    Kapalıçarşı

    97 votes

    Sight

    To enter the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul's old town is to plunge into an oriental world -- one that ...

  • 9
    Galata Kulesi

    72 votes

    Sight

    It was built by the Genoese on the city walls of Galata, then a western (Genoese/Venetian) strong...

  • 10
    Yerebatan Sarnıcı

    68 votes

    Sight

    An underground labyrinth of columns: the city's largest cistern - amazing!!!. The Yerebatan Sarnıc...

  • 11
    Bosporus

    57 votes

    Body of Water

    The liquid that makes this city groovy. The Bosporus is a narrow straight that separates the Europ...

  • 12
    Mısır Çarşısı

    52 votes

    Shop

    The second largest spice market in the world is not to be missed!. The Spice Bazar has his name fo...

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    Istiklal Caddesi

    55 votes

    Sight

    A great place for young people to meet up with friends.

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    Süleymaniye Camii

    53 votes

    Sight

    On the top of a hill overlooking Golden Horn is a work of '''Mimar Sinan''', an Ottoman architect...

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    Galata Bridge

    31 votes

    Sight

    Galata Bridge is the subject of much literature, poetry and history. It is the symbolic link betw...

  • 16
    Dolmabahçe Sarayı

    32 votes

    Sight

    This European-style palace was the head administrative building for the Ottoman Empire. This palac...

  • 17
    Taksim Meydanı

    32 votes

    Sight

    Located in the sprawling neighborhood of Beyoglu, this square is the entrance point for day- and ...

  • 18
    Kız Kulesi

    29 votes

    Sight

    Maiden's Tower, also called '''Leander's Tower''', is built on a small islet surrounded by waters...

  • 19
    Kariye Müzesi

    22 votes

    Sight

    Also known as the Church of St Saviour in Chora (''chora'' translates "countryside" in Byzantine ...

  • 20
    Column of Constantine

    22 votes

    Sight

    The Column of Constantine (Turkish: Çemberlitaş Sütunu, from çemberli 'hooped' and taş 'stone'), ...

  • 21
    At Meydanı

    15 votes

    Sight

    This was the centre of Roman and Byzantine Constantinople, and is a great place to begin one's to...

  • 22
    İstanbul Arkeoloji Müzesi

    11 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    Holds two important artifacts from ancient Jerusalem: the inscription from King Hezekiah's Shiloa...

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    III. Ahmet Çeşmesi

    12 votes

    Sight

    The Fountain of Sultan Ahmed III (Turkish: III. Ahmet Çeşmesi) is a fountain in a Turkish rococo ...

  • 24
    Büyük Saray Mozaikleri Müzesi

    9 votes

    Museum / Gallery

  • 25
    Eyüp Sultan Camii

    11 votes

    Sight

    Many sultans are buried here in this royal cemetery.

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    Miniatürk

    9 votes

    Sight

    At Sütlüce (on northern shore of the Horn). M-F 09:00-19:00 and Sa-Su 09:00-21:00. It was built i...

  • 27
    Surlar

    9 votes

    Sight

    impressive wall that used to be constantinoples shield on the west side, now parts are destroyed,...

  • 28
    Topkapı Sarayı Müzesi

    131 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    A visit to Topkapi Palace requires at least half a day -- no wonder, as you stroll through nothin...

  • 29
    Eminönü Meydanı

    7 votes

    Sight

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    Cappadocia

    5 votes

    Subregion

    Cappadocia (; also Capadocia; Greek: Καππαδοκία, Kappadokía, from Old Persian: Katpatuka, Armenia...

  • 31
    Goreme Open-Air Museum

    11 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    if you only see one thing in Cappadocia, make it this. This World Heritage Site is the star of Gor...

  • 32
    Ürgüp

    5 votes

    City

    Ürgüp (Greek: Προκόπιο Prokópio, or Cappadocian Greek: Προκόπι Prokópi, Ottoman Turkish: Burgut K...

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