Basilica Cistern(Yerebatan Sarnıcı) is the biggest underground water cistern in Istanbul. Now it is open for visitors and the cistern was used as a set in the James Bond movie ''From Russia With Love''.
Topkapi Palace is located on acropolis of the city(Old City). Before Roman period, the area was occupied by King Byzas who is supposed to establish Byzantium in 7th century B.C. After the conquest of Istanbul by the Ottomans, the palace was built by the order of Mehmed II in1478. Now it is a semi open-air museum. #topkapi #palace #ottoman #istanbul
Hagia Sophia(Sancta Sophia) is the most visited museum in İstanbul, Turkey. It was built as the biggest church in the world in 6th century and after the conquest of Istanbul by Mehmed II it was converted into a mosque. Today it is a musem and welcoming its visitors from all around the world. #hagiasophia #museum #istanbul #Turkey
A caption from Harem section, Topkapi Palace. Harem derives from 'haram' that means forbidden. The Harem section was only used by the royal family and the servants.The room was belong to Sultan Murad III. If you want to visit Harem section you need extra ticket for this. #topkapipalace #harem #ottoman #art
The fantastic view of The Bosphorus. Between Asia and Europe; Istanbul is the unique city which is located on two continents. The Bosphorus divides two continents and via Bosprous Bridge and FSM Bridge millions of people drive from one to another continent everyday. Starting with spring more than 1million of tourists prefer coming with cruise ships to Istanbul and Kusadasi. #istanbul #bosphorus #bridge #citylife
The panoramic view of Galata and Eminonu neighbourhoods of Istanbul. Galata Bridge links only European part of the city. The waterway is called as Golden Horn(Χρυσόκερας, Chrysoceras). Walking over the bridge and feeling the atmosphere of the city, that is fascinating experience. #galata #galatabridge #goldenhorn #istanbul
Blue Mosque(Sultanahmet Mosque) is one of the imperial mosques in Istanbul. It was built in century by the order of Sultan Ahmed I. Because of its georgeos blue tiles most of the tourists prefer calling here as Blue Mosque.