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Chora of Istanbul: A Magnificent Attraction

Kariye Museum is another museum opened to Muslims as a mosque after Hagia Sophia. Perhaps the last time to see the mosaics and frescoes on the walls of the museum. Because it can be completely closed in the future, just like the mosaics in Hagia Sophia. The museum, located in the Edirnekapı district in Istanbul, is about 100 meters from the Theodosius (now known as Istanbul) Walls, which have survived until today. The building is located at the northwest end of the historical peninsula, on the slopes facing the Golden Horn.

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3 Days in Istanbul with the Perfect 3 Day Itinerary

Are you ready to spend an enjoyable 3 days in Istanbul? Our Heytripsters expert guides are available to help you squeeze every last drop out of your experience here in one of the world’s most fascinating cities. With so much to see and do in Istanbul you could spend weeks exploring and discovering its delights and treasures, so we’ve condensed all of it down to help guide you through the must see places for your first trip to this incredible city.

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The Magical History and Legends of Istanbul’s Basilica Cistern

There is a very mysterious place in Sultanahmet, the heart of Istanbul: Basilica Cistern. The Cistern was also used as a venue in many movies and series. Did you watch Inferno, the movie starring Tom Hanks? It was shot in 2016, adopted by Dan Brown's book. One of the main venues of that movie was Basilica. Basilica Cistern İstanbul or Basilica Palace is one of the most important structures in the history of Istanbul. The features of the columns inside, and the Medusa head, which is especially inverted, attract a lot of attention. There was a basilica where this cistern was built.

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4 Days in Istanbul with the Perfect 4 Day Itinerary

Do you wonder how many days it takes to visit Istanbul completely? This will vary depending on your plan. If you have fewer days, you can apply a more tight schedule. HeyTripster has prepared a program for you to explore the elite Istanbul pleasures you can experience in a short time. Contact us if you think you will have difficulty following this program. Thus, you do not have to stay behind the plan during your trip to Istanbul.

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The 10 Best Istanbul Landmarks

Istanbul is a rich city in history and culture. Great empires rose and fell here, leaving behind many historical treasures in Istanbul, each representing a different culture. UNESCO recognized most of these landmarks as World Heritage Sites. Hagia Sophia, formerly known as the Byzantine church, was built between 532 – 537. Its large dome structure gives it an attractive and imposing appearance from the outside. The interior architecture provides a unique and exciting visual feast at certain hours of the day due to the sunlight's angles.

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5 Istanbul Mosques You Should Know About

While the architectural jewel of the world, Hagia Sophia, converted into a mosque once again, we gathered around the five most beautiful mosques Istanbul has to offer to the world. The great city of Istanbul. Because of its geographical position, it was an economical hub. And this provided many people with trade opportunities. With increased population and the beauty of the land made this city capital for art and religion in the Ottoman Empire, the same with Byzantium. Even before that it housed many spiritual buildings and rituals for every faithful soul. Even today it households many temples, synagogues and mosques. And in this writing, we will focus on some of the significant mosques. Sultans of the Ottoman Empire almost always constructed something great or improved the existing ones. And mosques hold the biggest share in these buildings. Many sultans ordered the construction of a mosque with special traits to leave a mark in this great city. And almost every architect worked in these projects was phenomenal. With these combined, with a long tradition of building marvels even predates the Ottoman Empire filled this city with wonders. Even the Hagia Sophia, built in the Byzantium times, preserved and converted in the Ottoman reign. We will list some of these important mosques like Blue Mosque or Suleymaniye Mosque in this post with some of the history they have.

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Top Places of Worship in Istanbul

Istanbul is a city that connects two continents and hosts many different empires. Every civilization that lived in the city made its mark and today Istanbul bears the traces of its culture. There are so many historical monuments to visit in this city which has been home to many different religions and cultures for centuries. It has many beautiful and magnificent mosques, churches and synagogues, significant for their architectural and cultural value. Christianity dates back to the 4th century in Istanbul. Here are the top places of worship in Istanbul.

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3 Places Close to Istanbul For Camping

All of us are in a different period than ever before. We made market shopping like we never did, we made our own bread, we cleaned the house more than we ever cleaned, we spent more time at home, maybe for the first time we finished all stages in a game during this pandemic. In sum, the problems we have experienced recently have brought with us different conveniences and good staff also will continue to bring them.

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