Topkapi Palace - Istanbul, Turkey

Topkapi Sarayi Palace - Istanbul, Turkey From this balcony, the sultan could see merchant ships pass through the straight.

Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey - The marble base pedestal of the Egyptian Obelisk of Theodosius Hippodrome Istanbul Turkey

Alman Çeşmesi - German Fountain near the Blue Mosque ~ Istanbul, Turkey

I took this photo on my first day in Istanbul - slightly jet lagged and very tired - in October

‘TOPKAPI’ - Istanbul

Topkapi Sarayi Palace - Istanbul, Turkey -- I was there Summer 2013 -- this is where the sultan used to sit and watch the sunset and wait for dinner time.

Reconstruction of ancient Pergamon.

How the ancient city of Pergamon (Aegean coast of Turkey ) used to look. It is now a marvelous collection of ancient ruins and has been accepted to the UNESCO World heritage site list

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Acropolis at Pergamum

The Greek theatre in Acropolis of Pergamon

Ephesus Library [rps]

Ephesus Library [rps]

Middle East, Turkey