Historic Areas of Istanbul, Istanbul

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World heritage site · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
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. Planning Istanbul trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • Many years of history are in this area, from Blue Mosque to Galata Tower, it's great to walk around in this area  more »
  • full of different places to go visit and variety of food to try.. A greaat city. I enjoyed on top my time in istanbul  more »
  • After a little stroll, one arrives at this quarter via Taksim. I can recommend the tower with its wonderful view. You take the elevator up and if you like you can walk down and see the various...  more »

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