Grand Bazaar (Kapalıçarşı): shopping and history at one place

Grand Bazaar Istanbul

Grand Bazaar is one of the biggest markets in the world. Located in old historical district of Istanbul — Beyazit, Kapalıçarşı was one of the most important places and mechanism in Ottoman Empire. It was a considerable part of economy and daily life in Ottoman times. The construction of Kapalıçarşı started in 1455-56 as a bedesten which was named as

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The Top 15 Places To See and Visit in Istanbul

TOP 15 places to visit in Istanbul

Istanbul is a beautiful place. One of the best picturesque destinations in the world, and it holds a plethora of attractions that will make your visit to the city an unforgettable experience. The ancient city is world-famous for its rich history and culture, stunning sceneries, magnificent edifices and the uninterrupted beauty of  her ancient monuments. There are numerous attraction sites

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Spring in Istanbul and Istanbul Tulip Festival 2020: don’t miss!

Istanbul travel

Istanbul during Spring is the perfect place to take walks through. This warm, vibrant metropolis amazes with its beauty and the unique, exotic Turkish culture. If you are visiting Istanbul in Spring, take your time to walk along the streets and enjoy the fresh breeze in one of the local parks and gardens. The quiet atmosphere of Gülhane and colourful

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How To Get From Istanbul To Cappadocia: Flights, Bus, Car And Tours

How to get from Istanbil to Cappadocia

If you are planning a journey to Istanbul, or if you’re already there, what may add to your exciting, unforgettable experiences in Turkey is a trip from Istanbul to Cappadocia. This historical area is not only set apart by the astonishing landscapes, but it also lets you see how the Christian Church started out in its earliest centuries. Cappadocia amazes

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How to Spend 3 Days in Istanbul (Itinerary)

Three day trip to Istanbul

What route to take, where to live, what places to combine and visit, where to have supper and what food to try out. In just three days you will get to know this amazing place, embrace the Byzantium spirit and feel the atmosphere of the Ottoman Empire, and we are here to help you with that! Istanbul has its beauties

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Hagia Sophia museum: history, legends, opening hours, tickets

Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia (Turkish Aya Sofya) a.k.a Church of Holy Wisdom is a cathedral built in the 6th century in Constantinople by Justinian I. This shrine is considered one of the most significant structures preserved from the time of Byzantine Empire. You can find great Hagia Sophia museum in the center of Old Town — near the Hippodrome Square (today —

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Istanbul museums: opening hours and locations

Istanbul museums

In this article you will find a list of museums in Istanbul, which exceeds the TOP-30! Great city has many historical sites and museums with unique exhibits that give us an idea of ​​the greatness of Constantinople, as well as the Ottoman Empire. We know all about museums in Istanbul: from most famous museums like Hagia Sophia, Topkapi palace, Basilica

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Museum Pass Istanbul: what is it and what benefits it has

Museum card Istanbul

There are always a lot of tourists in Istanbul, so queue to main attractions and museums of city begin in the morning. How to save time and avoid waiting in line? To do this, you should use Museum Pass Istanbul, which will not only save you time, but also money and your nerves! Because sometimes it’s a real adventure to

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