Fener and Balat areas in Istanbul

  The Fener and Balat areas in Istanbul, are two of the most richest in history, fascinating in beauty and characteristic areas in Istanbul   A place that has the honor of belonging to the World Heritage List of Unesco. Fener, lies almost in front of the banks of beautiful Golden Horn, offering a wide variety … Read more Fener and Balat areas in Istanbul






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Agatha Christie and the Orient Express at Pera Palace Hotel

”The secret of getting ahead… is getting started”,  Agatha Christie   One of the most prominent and significant sights in Istanbul, is the imposing Sirkeci Railway Station, which hosted the most famous train… the Orient Express! Located at the old part of the city, almost on the banks of Bosphorus and close to Topkapi Palace, … Read more Agatha Christie and the Orient Express at Pera Palace Hotel






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Antique Shops Around the Grand Bazaar

Istanbul is an irresistible destination for antiquities hunters.  People started appreciating the old while the modern era brings blah, cookie-cutter and soulless products under the name of “modern”.  I believe people worked more on whatever they produced and they put their heart and individuality in it in the past. Products from past, seems more valuable … Read more Antique Shops Around the Grand Bazaar






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Galata area in Istanbul

Walking the area around the Galata bridge, you will have the chance to admire many sights of the city! The perfect spot from where you can enjoy the junction of Golden Horn, the Bosphorus Strait and the Marmara Sea. Right after crossing the bridge, you will find yourself at one of the oldest neighborhoods of … Read more Galata area in Istanbul






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