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    Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul

    Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul

    The 5-star Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul is beautifully situated on a hilltop in the city centre. It offers fantastic views of the Bosporus and the historic part of Istanbul. Originally posted 2009-08-11 09:09:38.

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    The Central Palace Istanbul

    The Central Palace Istanbul

    The Central Palace has large rooms that ensure a comfortable and pleasing stay. The hotel combines historical Ottoman characteristics with modern design, giving it a graceful and elegant atmosphere. All rooms have air conditioning and a balcony.

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    Sheraton Istanbul Atakoy Hotel

    Sheraton Istanbul Atakoy Hotel

    Each of Sheraton Ataköy Hotel’s rooms and suites is tastefully designed and decorated in contemporary style and well-appointed with modern amenities. Istanbul’s major shopping centres, including Galleria and Carousel, are just a short stroll away from Sheraton.

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    Titanic Port Hotel Istanbul

    Titanic Port Hotel Istanbul

    Titanic Port Hotel features 181 comfortable guest rooms and suites. All of the accommodation is beautifully presented in a contemporary style, with walls decorated with works of art belonging to famous local artists. Each room features beautiful sea views.

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    The Plaza Hotel Istanbul

    The Plaza Hotel Istanbul

    The Plaza Hotel is located in the heart of the business centre of Istanbul with a dazzling view of the Bosphorus Bridge and the historic city of Istanbul. The design of the hotel offers a seamless blend of comfort and technology.

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  • Yedikule Fortress of Seven Towers
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    Yedikule Fortress of Seven Towers

    Yedİkule, the “Fortress of Seven Towers”, was built in 1455 against the southern section of the Theodosian Walls. It displays both Byzantine and Ottoman features, being built in stages over a long period. Its seven towers are joined by thick walls to make a five-sided fortification. The two square marble towers built into the great […]

  • Istanbul Kariye Museum, Chora Church
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    Istanbul Kariye Museum, Chora Church

      The Kariye Museum, the 11th-century church of “St. Savior” in the Chora complex, is after Hagia Sophia, the most important Byzantine monument in Istanbul. Unremarkable in its architecture, inside the walls are decorated with superb 14th-century mosaics. Originally posted 2009-07-13 07:50:43.

  • Suleymaniye Mosque
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    Suleymaniye Mosque

    Istanbul’s most important mosque is both a tribute to its architect, the great Sinan, and a fitting memorial to its founder, Suleyman the Magnificent. It was built above the Golden Horn in the grounds of the old palace, Eski Saray, between 1550 and 1557. Like the city’s other imperial mosques, the Suleymaniye Mosque was not […]

  • Rivers in Istanbul
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    Rivers in Istanbul

    İstanbul’s only real river is the Bayrampaşa Creek, which used to be known as Lykos but acquired its other name during the Turkish period. This creek, after running through the low-lying land between the Fatih and Çapa districts (now Vatan Caddesi), turned towards the sea at Aksaray and flowed into it in the Langa beighbourhood. […]

  • The Bridges Over the Golden Horn
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    The Bridges Over the Golden Horn

    There were no bridges over the Golden Horn in Byzantine times. People traveled from one side to the other in boats. The site of the bridge said to have been built by Justinian in the 6th century is not known with certainty. In fact it is almost certain that this bridge was not over the […]

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  • Yedikule Fortress of Seven Towers
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    Yedikule Fortress of Seven Towers

    Yedİkule, the “Fortress of Seven Towers”, was built in 1455 against the southern section of the Theodosian Walls. It displays both Byzantine and Ottoman features, being built in stages over a long period. Its seven towers are joined by thick walls to make a five-sided fortification. The two square marble towers built into the great […]

  • Istanbul Ataturk Museum
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    Istanbul Ataturk Museum

    Ataturk’s former residence in Sisli now serves as the Ataturk Museum and displays his personal effects. Originally posted 2009-07-13 07:09:07.

  • Istanbul Kariye Museum, Chora Church
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    Istanbul Kariye Museum, Chora Church

      The Kariye Museum, the 11th-century church of “St. Savior” in the Chora complex, is after Hagia Sophia, the most important Byzantine monument in Istanbul. Unremarkable in its architecture, inside the walls are decorated with superb 14th-century mosaics. Originally posted 2009-07-13 07:50:43.

  • Istanbul Naval Museum
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    Istanbul Naval Museum

    The grand imperial caiques used by the sultans to cross the Bosphorus are among the many other interesting exhibits of Ottoman naval history that can be seen at the Naval Museum located in the Besiktas district. Originally posted 2009-07-13 06:52:22.

  • Istanbul Military Museum
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    Istanbul Military Museum

    The Military Museum is located in Harbiye, Istanbul, which was the site of the Ottoman Imperial Military Academy in the last period of the Ottoman Empire. In the Military Museum the great field tents used by the Ottoman armies on campaigns are on display. Other exhibits include Ottoman weapons and the accoutrements of war. Originally […]