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A Taste of Istanbul: Street Food Tour
"Meet your guide at the Founders Hall Visitor Information Center and proceed to the public ferry for a ride across the Bosphorus to the Asian side of Istanbul. First stop: the colorful and chaotic Kadikoy Market. Crammed with all manner of delicious edibl from olives to bread to stuffed grape leaves the market is bursting with fishmongers fruit sellers butchers and gourmet food shops. Snack on lamb-topped Turkish pizza sugar-coated sweets or kebabs.From there stroll across the low-lying Galata Bridge where
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Bosphorus Cruise and Two Continents Tour in Istanbul
"Depart your old city accommodations at 8:30am and visit the Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Market). Built between 1597 and 1664 it is the second oldest covered bazaar in the city. There you will find mystical smells of different aromas of various spices shops selling fruits vegetables flowers fish and more.After visit the Rustem Pasha Mosque. Mimar Sinan built this mosque in 1560 for Rüstem Pasha
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Bosphorus and Golden Horn Full Day Tour in Istanbul
"Begin this full-day excursion with a stroll around Pierre Loti Hill. Hop on a cable car and let it take you to another world where the ancient Byzantine walls of Constantinople the Chora Church and the Castle of Seven Towers awaits. Learn about the history of this centuries-old metropolis and how it functioned as both the capital of the eastern Roman empire and as the head of the Ottoman empire. Then board the boat and cruise aroun making Istanbul one of the most beautiful cities in the world and the only one built astride two continents; this romantic cruise along the Bosphorus allows you to admire the Dolmabahce Plalace the Beylerbeyi Palace the Ciragan Palace and the Rumeli Fortress ancient wooden villas and bridges and all the wonderful and unige maritime landscapes."
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Beyoglu District Tips (19)

Explore Beyoglu's backstreets

Beyoglu is not just Istiklal Caddesi. From this main artery lead a thousand and one backstreets, each with its own character. At the Taksim end, most of the sidestreets are full of bars, cafes, cheap...
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maykal
Feb 08, 2006

Fogy day in Vlad Dracula Street

Vlad Tepes known as Kont Dracula was a Local Romanian Prince during 15th Century.Dracula always being nasty to turkish traders while ruling romania and killind turkish tradersn and people in...
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neodue
Dec 07, 2006

Rue Francais: A Touch of France in Istanbul

A two year renovation begun in 2003 turned a derelict block in Beyoglu into a street plucked directly from the French Riviera. Cezayir (Algeria) Street was reconstructed by a team of mixed French and...
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nicolaitan
May 21, 2009

POSTACILAR SOKAK

Used to there was French Post office in this street .now there is dutch consulate visa section entrance and Union Church also French St.Louise chapel and GLAVANI apartman.This is the Building of...
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neodue
Mar 27, 2008

CITE DE SYRIE

this a 19th century style neo classical PLAZA of BEYOGLU.In that period Architectssigns on a plaque and put it on the face of building.you can see the date and the name of the Architect.It was like...
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neodue
Mar 27, 2008

THE TOMB OF FOUNDER OF GALATASARAY COLLEGE

That means the tomb of GUL BABA.I tell you the story.During 1500's Beyoglu was a hunting area with trees and big empty spaces.One day SULTAN BAYAZID II while hunting he lost his direction and it was...
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neodue
Jun 06, 2008

CEZAYIR STREET

One of the unique point of Istanbul.This street is in BEYOGLU district behind the GALATASARAY COLLEGE.It s a street with stairs.Painted in nice colors and full of pub and restaurant.Name of the Street...
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neodue
Jun 07, 2008

Kılıç Ali Paşa Camii

Kılıç Ali Paşa Camii (pronounced "Kilitsh Ali Pasha Djamee") was designed by the great imperial architect Sinan for Kılıç Ali Paşa, an admiral in the Ottoman navy. The mosque was built in 1581 as part...
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MM212
Mar 01, 2010

Tophane Kasrı

This European style pavilion was built in 1852 by Sultan Abdülmecid. He employed a British architect, William James Smith, to design this palace which was to house important foreign visitors. The...
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MM212
Mar 01, 2010

Tophane-i Amire

Built in 1451, Tophane-i Amire was a cannon foundry that gave this neighbourhood its name. The structure is striking because of its multiple domes and small turrets. Although the building is still...
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MM212
Mar 01, 2010

Sinan Paşa Camii

Although built by Mimar Sinan, the famous imperial architect, this mosque was named after the Ottoman admiral Sinan Paşa. It is one of the architect's earlier works, completed in 1555. The alternating...
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MM212
Feb 22, 2010

Pera

The old district of Pera gave place to the modern Beyoglu, with the inevitable Istiklal Caddesi, dominating the area. However, a few signs of the classical quarter do remain, showing the Ottoman...
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solopes
Apr 17, 2016
 
 
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Levent District

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Fatih Camii - Conquerors' Mosque

Just to the south of the mosque itself we can find the tombs of Mehmet II and his wife Gülbahar. Both of these tombs were completely destroyed in the earthquake 1766 and reconstructed, though on the...
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Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque

The Sokullu Mehmet Pasa Mosque was originally built for Ismihan Sultan, daughter of Selim II, "best" known as Selim the Sot. She was was married to Grand Vezir Sokullu Mehmet Pasa, who the mosque...
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Mihrimah Sultan Mosque

Edirnekapı Mihrimah Sultan Complex was built by the order of Mihrimah Sultan, daughter of one of the most famous Ottoman Emperor Süleyman the Magnificent. The complex is located on Fevzi Pasa Street...
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