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There is some truly amazing architecture in Turkey - but one of the ones I really fell in love with was the Yerebatan Sarnıcı - Basilica Cistern right under the Hagia Sophia grounds. It was built to hold water for Istanbul (and there are also some really cool aqueducts too) and now that there is no need for it, it is a little tourist stop with only a small bit of water. One random thing inside was the two stone heads of Medusa (I guess she looked at herself in the mirror?) that were stolen…
TOP 11 Reasons to Visit Istanbul AmonGraf
3# Feel the pulse of Europe’s first, and the world’s 5th largest city, with its population of 13.8 million Famous Gate to Court Yard of Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey