Turkey

Istanbul

The city on two continents.

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Istanbul

One of the great historic cities of the world, Istanbul is situated on seven hills beside the Bosphorus strait and is the only city on two continents, the meeting place of Europe and Asia. The fascinating museums in this great city are world renowned, the Topkapi Museum,  the Hagia Sophia, and the Kariye Camii. The Great Bazaar is more than just a collection of shops, known as the Kapali Carsi, the bazaar is a city within the city and covers an area of 200,000 square metres, the largest roofed bazaar in the world, complete with fountains, streets, mosques, columned squares, and eighteen "city gates."


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