Beylerbeyi Palace Istanbul

The Beylerbeyi Palace Beylerbeyi meaning "Lord of Lords" is located in the Beylerbeyi neighbourhood of Istanbul, Turkey at the Asian side of the Bosphorus. An Imperial Ottoman summer residence built in the it is now situated immediately north of t

Hagia Sophia, a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica (church), later an imperial mosque, and now a museum. Instanbul, Turkey

Hagia Sophia, now known as the Ayasophya Museum, is a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica (church) and later an imperial mosque in Instanbul, Turkey. It is considered one of the greatest and most beautiful buildings in history.

The City Walls of Constantinople

The City Walls of Constantinople. View of part of the Theodosian Walls, built by the Emperor Theodosius II approx to protect the city of Constantinople, now Istanbul.

Vodina Coffee Shop @ Balat Old Town Istanbul - It is also Balat Culture Center so you can see painting exhibits. Highly recommend their jam by the way :)

Outdoor area in front of office Vodina Coffee Shop @ Balat Old Town Istanbul - It is also Balat Culture Center so you can see painting exhibits. Highly recommend their jam by the way :)

Did You Know??? The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 3,000 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily.

Did You Know? The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over shops which attract between and visitors daily. A very interesting and amazing place to shop.

Things to Do in Istanbul Turkey - Sunday Spotlight

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The Oasis – Lake Travis, Austin, TX. What a view! The Oasis is a popular restaurant perched on a bluff 450 feet above Lake Travis in Austin, TX. Too bad there's not much water in Lake Travis!

Basilica Cistern - Istanbul, Turkey This is one of the most magical places in Istanbul and it's underground!!!

Basilica Cistern Istanbul September 2014 The pillars were taken from other sites so are not all the same. Basilica Cistern, 138 x 65 m, supported by 336 marble columns, Istanbul, Turkey

Dolmabahce Palace  -Istanbul Turkey-

Dolmabahçe Palace located in the Beşiktaş district of Istanbul, Turkey, on the European coastline of the Bosphorus strait, served as the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire from 1856 to apart from a interval in which Yıldız Palace was used.

Balat - one of the old traditional neighbourhoods that is being threatened with gentrification

Balat - one of the old traditional neighbourhoods that is being threatened with gentrification TURKEY

Istanbul's Best Coffee Shop - Kurukahveci Mehmet Efendi, the phenomenal 141-year-old Turkish coffee purveyor, is located in a weather-beaten deco building just outside of Istanbul's Spice Market. Through its street-front window, thousands of brown wax-paper packets of freshly ground coffee are sold each day. The beans are roasted on the premises and then ground as finely as cake flour in belt-driven mills that chug away from morning to night.

Istanbul's Best Coffee Shop

Istanbul's Best Coffee Shop - Kurukahveci Mehmet Efendi, the phenomenal Turkish coffee purveyor, is located in a weather-beaten deco building just outside of Istanbul's Spice Market.

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