Turkey, what a skyline, glorious! It was Istanbul, then Constantinople.

"Armenian warned me there would be trouble," a character laments. Mount Ararat rises in the historic Armenian homeland. National Geographic, June Photograph by Harry N.

Turkey with all the trimmings: Bodrum’s new upmarket appeal - a

Crusader castle in Bodrum harbor, Turkey. Bodrum Kalesi was built by the Knights Hospitaller starting in 1402 as the Castle of St. Peter or Petronium.

Church Ruins in Goreme (Göreme), Turkey: The rock cut ruins of a church by persecuted Christians. In the century small anchorite communities began to form in the region, acting on instruction of Saint Basil of Caesarea. They carved cells in the soft rock.

Ortaköy Mosque, officially the Büyük Mecidiye Camii (Grand Imperial Mosque of Sultan Abdülmecid) in Beşiktaş, Istanbul, Turkey. The current mosque replaced the original and was built

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