Contrast of the modern and old. Ortaköy, Istanbul, Turkey.

ORTAKOY MOSQUE : was built by (Armenian Architect) Nigogos BALYAN, in Baroque-style for Sultan Abdulmecit, between in Istanbul. Nigogos new desing was tried in This Mosque and Dolmabahce Mosque.

The staircase Camondo in Istanbul

In the Galata district of Istanbul, via Banks Avenue, a strange staircase connects this way street to the one located just above. This is the staircase Camondo, the name of a Sephardic Jewish family originally from Constantinople.

Kilic Ali Pasa Hamam, Karakoy, Istanbul

Karaköy, Istanbul's coolest new hotspot

Karaköy, near the Golden Horn, is Istanbul's latest upcoming neighbourhood. City insider Sevil Delin finds the area's 10 most exciting new places to eat, shop, sleep and explore

The doors and glass facade have a pronounced oriental style. #orient #express

The doors and glass facade have a pronounced oriental style.

Constantinople: City of the world's desire, 1453-1924

Constantinople: City of the world's desire,

The mausoleum of Sultan Mehmed V

The mausoleum of Sultan Mehmed V, a little-known monument in Eyüp - TurkeyVision

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