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    Mega Residence Istanbul

    Mega Residence Istanbul

    The moment you step into Mega Residence, you will receive a friendly welcome which will give you the warm feeling of being at home. Mega Residence is ideally situated at Macka, where intense city life meets the calm beauty of Istanbul. This prime location offers a green panorama of Macka Park on one side while enjoying the business and shopping district Nisantasi on the other side.

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    The Ritz Carlton Istanbul

    The Ritz Carlton Istanbul

    The Ritz-Carlton is surrounded by the cultural attractions of the city’s Dolmabahce district. Take in the views of these spectacular surroundings from the terrace, where you can relax on a sun lounger or enjoy the live music in the evening.

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    ByOtell Asia Istanbul

    ByOtell Asia Istanbul

    The ByOtell has 129 guest rooms in total, all of which are located in the modern tower and feature lovely views over the city or the sea. The hotel is well known for its fantastic health and fitness facilities. Guests can take part in a wide range of activity programmes including aerobics, spinning and pilates.

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    Dedeman Hotel Istanbul

    Dedeman Hotel Istanbul

    Located in the main business district in Istanbul, offering a sophisticated atmosphere, Dedeman Istanbul boasts several public spaces for you to relax in. Take advantage of the central location to admire the architectural, cultural and artistic jewels of the city and utilise the vicinity of the metro system to easily reach your business appointments.

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    The Green Park Hotel Merter

    The Green Park Hotel Merter

    The Green Park Merter Hotel is situated in the heart of Istanbul’s fashion and textile industry and only a few minutes’ drive from the CNR Exhibition Centre.

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  • Rivers in Istanbul
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    Rivers in Istanbul

    İstanbul’s only real river is the Bayrampaşa Creek, which used to be known as Lykos but acquired its other name during the Turkish period. This creek, after running through the low-lying land between the Fatih and Çapa districts (now Vatan Caddesi), turned towards the sea at Aksaray and flowed into it in the Langa beighbourhood. […]

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    The Istanbul Strait

    The İstanbul Strait links the Black Sea, referred to in ancient times as Pontius Euxinus, with the Sea of Marmara, known as Propontis. The İstanbul Strait was formerly known as Bosporos and there is a legend to enrich this name. Originally posted 2013-01-09 03:27:54.

  • Ottoman Houses
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    Streets And Courtyards In Seraglio Point

    Charming old wooden houses line this narrow, sloping cobbled lane (“the street of the cold fountain”), which squeezes between the outer walls of Topkapı Palace and the towering minarets of Haghia Sophia. Traditional houses like these were built in the city from the late 18th century onwards… Originally posted 2012-08-23 14:30:17.

  • Beylerbeyi Palace l
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    Beylerbeyi Palace l

    Designed in the Baroque style of the late Ottoman period, Beylerbeyi Palace was built between 1861 and 1865 by members of the Balyan family under the orders of Sultan Abdul Aziz. A previous palace had stood here, and the gardens were already laid out by Murat IV in 1639. As the Ottoman empire withered, palaces […]

  • The Bridges Over the Golden Horn
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    The Bridges Over the Golden Horn

    There were no bridges over the Golden Horn in Byzantine times. People traveled from one side to the other in boats. The site of the bridge said to have been built by Justinian in the 6th century is not known with certainty. In fact it is almost certain that this bridge was not over the […]

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  • Istanbul Naval Museum
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    Istanbul Naval Museum

    The grand imperial caiques used by the sultans to cross the Bosphorus are among the many other interesting exhibits of Ottoman naval history that can be seen at the Naval Museum located in the Besiktas district. Originally posted 2009-07-13 06:52:22.

  • Istanbul Ataturk Museum
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    Istanbul Ataturk Museum

    Ataturk’s former residence in Sisli now serves as the Ataturk Museum and displays his personal effects. Originally posted 2009-07-13 07:09:07.

  • Istanbul Yildiz Palace
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    Istanbul Yildiz Palace

    Yildiz Palace and park covered an area of 500,000 square metres on the hillside overlooking the Bosphorus between Besiktas, Ortaköy and Balmumcu. It consists of several pavilions (köşk), palace buildings (kasr), and other service and management buildings. Yildiz Palace is one of the most interesting examples of 19th century Ottoman architecture. Originally posted 2009-07-13 03:38:59.

  • Istanbul Museum of Fine Arts
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    Istanbul Museum of Fine Arts

    Museum of Fine Arts that houses Turkish paintings and sculptures from the end of the 19th century to the present. This occupies the section reserved for crown princes in the Dolmabahçe Palace. Originally posted 2009-07-13 06:18:17.

  • Istanbul Aviation Museum
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    Istanbul Aviation Museum

    The Aviation Museum in Yesilkoy traces the development of flight in Turkey. The museum was first established in İzmir in 1971; closed in 1979 and moving to its present location in Istanbul, was reopened in 1985. Originally posted 2009-07-13 07:40:45.