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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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  • very welcoming town, with plenty of tourist attraction, easy to use site, pleasant climate.
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  • Berjalan dari Galata Tower..trus ke Galata Bridge trus keliling istanbul dengan berbagai museum.,mesjid..dan jajanannya. Tidak lupa melihat perbatasan Eropa dan Asia (selat bosphorus). Dalam 1 hari sa...  more »
  • Too far away are the impressions of our childhood, unconscious shapeless, fears and desires. We compare it to a place, the childhood of the world would be Africa. All we were there but not remember anything. When the first awareness of good and evil and the innate pleasure in mixing them assails us, when you give to the instincts without seeking consequences, then you seek only the colors, smells, tastes: there occupy the accidents of progress: the ethical, healthy, good. A city is the world unexplored, a via is a whole day, a shady ravine is the only place that exists here and now. This is the bambinezza of the world, which here as nowhere else, has found.
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