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Istanbul is such a diverse city that it's almost impossible to split it up into definable districts. The only real distinction that can be made is between the European and Asian sides, which are separated by the Bosphorus Strait. Stretching from the Black Sea, straddling across the Bosphorus, touching the Sea of Marmara, Istanbul, with an estimated population of between 10-13 million, has become a city of unlimited scope. Sultanahmet Most people who come to Istanbul land feet first in Sultanahmet. This peninsula (known as Sarayburnu) juts out into the Bosphorus, the Golden Horn and the Sea of Marmara. Rich …
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Hagia Sophia

The magnificent Ayasofya was originally built by Byzantine Emperor Justinian in 537 BCE, and it was used as a church for 916 years. It was then used as a mosque for 481 ...

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Reservations are essential at this very chic restaurant offering some of the best views in town. The sleek white and chrome decor attracts an elegant lunch crowd of ...