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#9 of 428 Sights & Landmarks in Istanbul
The site of the Fatih Mosque initiated by Mehmet the Conqueror around 10 years after the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople), belonged to the Church of Holy Apostles (Eastern Orthodox Church).
Go on a Wednesday and take in the huge and non-touristy fruit and veg and textiles market beside it....and carry on top visit the Yavuz Sultan Selim mosque with its brilliant views of the Golden Horn (10 minutes w...
#11 of 428 Sights & Landmarks in Istanbul
After all the crowds in the more central and popular sites, we found the serenity of this oasis wonderfully refreshing.
... Museum, have lunch at the adjoining Ottoman restaurant, then walk over to the Mihirimah Mosque (easy to find) and the gate of the land walls that features the highest point in the city, and spectacular views.
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#13 of 428 Sights & Landmarks in Istanbul
Had fantastic days going to little hidden site which is older than the Ayasofya.
It is set back away from all the major sites and has no line.
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#15 of 428 Sights & Landmarks in Istanbul
Tucked away, up hidden steps in the market area, it is a masterpiece of design on a constrained site.
A landmark mosque and is so magnificent in size and history.
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#21 of 428 Sights & Landmarks in Istanbul
The most splendid area in ISTANBUL where you can walk and relax watching the sea, and watching men fishing what splendid views, you can sit in one of the cafes spread all along, I recommend you go there.
Rumelian Castle...you pay only 12 lira and visit this wonderful castle and overlook at Bosporus Strait,the view is unforgettable.. unforgettable is the proper word for me to describe this paradise on earth...charm...
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#38 of 428 Sights & Landmarks in Istanbul
It has fantastic sites to visit but in a way the whole city is a great museum.
Loved the view, shops, vintage stores and everything about it.
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#42 of 428 Sights & Landmarks in Istanbul
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS STREET? - The view of splendor architecture from the 19th century - stunning examples of the buildings of Neoclassical and Art Nouva architecture, where some consulates are now situated.
My personal favourite is 360 for its amazing views from the rooftop deck.
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#43 of 428 Sights & Landmarks in Istanbul
no scammers typical of most istanbul touristy sites.
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#55 of 428 Sights & Landmarks in Istanbul
... Marmaray train which has a station several floors below, Sirkeci Station will become operative again in a couple of years and will gain again its splendor of the past as it is one of the landmarks of Istanbul.