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. Planning Istanbul trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • This part of this beautiful city is definitely something that's worth of your time. If you don't see historic area of Istanbul, you basically can't say that you were in Istanbul.  more »
  • If you find yourself in Istanbul, make sure to take a ferry and tour around the Bosphorus river. The scenes like something out of a movie. loved it here so much :)  more »
  • The historical center of Istanbul is beautiful place, surrounded by palaces, architectural monuments, mosques, palm trees and views of the Bosphorus Strait. In the center, you need to think about...  more »

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