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Historic Areas of Istanbul, Istanbul
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The four zones collectively known as Historic Areas of Istanbul contain some of the city's greatest sites, earning World Heritage status in 1985. Turkey's cultural capital, Istanbul is often considered the connection between East and West because of its strategic location between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, and between Anatolia and the Balkans. The four areas that make up this World Heritage Site are the Archeological Park, Suleymaniye quarter, Zayrek quarter, and the zone of the ramparts--altogether they contain over 2,000 years of historic sites, including the Galata Bridge, Beyazit Tower, Hagia Sophia, and Blue Mosque, to name a few. Our Istanbul tourist route planner makes visiting Historic Areas of Istanbul and other Istanbul attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • İstabula not go without this beauty in Istanbul the best places where you can see historical sights,.. ...
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  • If history and points are important tourist, Istanbul offers them all together, very near one another. very good to make it to foot
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  • The roads, the buildings, the people, the food, the water body, the weather and the culture is simply beautiful and amazing. I felt the beauty from within. I can stay here for as long as my life.