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It's Raining Again in Istanbul, Obeliskly!

It rained and rained and rained on my first day in Istanbul, but this reflection was some compensation.

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Istanbul Tour Series #1 - Hippodrome of Constantinople

Hello everyone!

Today I’m introducing you the best place to start your exciting tour of Istanbul: Hippodrome of Constantinople.

This is a great starting point because it’s between Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia and it’s very close to Topkapi palace and Basilica cistern. 175 more words


The Best Places In Istanbul, Turkey

Hippodrome, center of sportive events (chariot races, athletics) and political activities of the old city. Serpentine Column,Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of… 153 more words

Turkey ... a country with a long history and beautiful scenic views (2)

Still in Istanbul…. walking outside the perimeter of the Sultan Ahmed Mosque…..

entrance to the mosque.

This is Simit . Somewhat reminiscent of a bagel is Istanbul’s single most beloved food items. 38 more words


Istanbul - Sultanahmet

Many of the key tourist attractions (mosques, bazaars, restaurants, shopping) in Istanbul are located in Sultanahmet. It is the best place to base yourself if you are pushed for time during your visit, as everything is within walking distance. 245 more words


7 Istanbul "Must's" + Sun, Rain, and Snow (All in One Day)"

26 January

What a day (so far)! After waking up well-rested at 8:30 and reliving another satiating homemade breakfast, we headed out into a chilly and rainy morning in Istanbul. 1,240 more words