Landmarks of Istanbul

I lived in Istanbul for several months and managed to visit a huge number of fascinating places. I'm sharing stories with you about museums, parks, secret locations, and mosques in this vast metropolis
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Borusan Contemporary: one of Istanbul's most unusual museums

While exploring the attractions of Istanbul, I came across a very unusual art museum. The exhibition is called Borusan Contemporary. What makes this place…
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"Panorama 1453" Museum in Istanbul

The spring of 1453 completely changed the fate of ancient Constantinople: on May 29, after a prolonged siege and storming, the city was conquered by the army of…
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Ruins of Leon Trotsky's House

In my travel articles, I have repeatedly mentioned trips to the Princes' Islands. This archipelago is one of the most popular recreational destinations for…
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Heybeliada Island in Istanbul

In the midst of winter, today I suggest we virtually transport ourselves to the warm season to explore interesting places in Istanbul. However, this time, we won't…
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Theodosius Cistern in Istanbul

Undoubtedly, many of those who have been to the marvelous Istanbul have descended into the famous Basilica Cistern. Judging by the number of tourists in line to…
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Anatolian Fortress in Istanbul

In the central part of the Bosphorus Strait, dividing Istanbul into the Asian and European sides, there is an interesting historical landmark - the Anatolian…
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SantralIstanbul Museum in Istanbul

After several months of living in Istanbul, I came to the conclusion that, despite the city's vastness, I have seen most of its interesting landmarks. Therefore, I…
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Süleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul. The history of construction

During my numerous walks through Istanbul, I visited many mosques. Some of them are vast complexes with underground spaces and viewing platforms, while others are…
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Süleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul. A Stroll Through the Complex

Hi! Once again we embark on a journey to Istanbul to explore the remarkable architectural monuments of this ancient city. Last time, I shared the history of the…
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Maiden's Tower in Istanbul

For a long time, I've wanted to visit the territory of the Maiden's Tower in Istanbul, but it didn't work out: the landmark was closed for reconstruction for an…
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Istanbul Rahmi M.Koç Museum. History

The Rahmi M. Koç Museum is situated on the northern shore of the Golden Horn bay in Istanbul. I would classify this exhibition area among the most fascinating non-…
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Istanbul Rahmi M.Koç Museum. A walk through the grounds

Hi! Let's continue our virtual tour of the fascinating Rahmi M. Koç Museum in Istanbul. In the previous post, I mentioned how to get to this exhibition space and…

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