Your travel guide to Istanbul
It may not be the capital but Istanbul wins the prize for being the largest city in Turkey leading to the many tourists that visit the city each year for a slice of the Istanbul action. Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and the Grand Bazaar are just some of the sights of this delightful city waiting to be discovered.
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As the only metropolis in the world that is spread on two continents, Istanbul is a somewhat special place, unique in style and rhythm and whose historic areas are on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Must-sees include the Blue Mosque a.k.a Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Galata Tower, Maiden's Tower, Bosphorus Bridge, Ortaköy Mosque, Basilica Cistern and the Valens Aqueduct as well as the numerous historic shopping centers, namely the Grand Bazaar, Mahmutpaşa Bazaar and the Egyptian Bazaar where you can find all sorts of Istanbul memorabilia, jewelry, pottery and spices so you can take a piece of Istanbul home with you.
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