"Istanbul, Turkey" Istanbul Ili by Penelope4
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I've been thrice so far in Istanbul and I will probably keep on coming back.
Here are the places I have visited so far:
Grand Bazaar, Spice Market, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, Galata Tower, Underground Cisterne, Archaeology Museum, Topkapi Palace, Dolmabahce Palace
(this means, I have yet to visit Princes Islands, among others)
I've joined a tour of Istanbul by night where we watched belly-dancing while having a fine Turkish dinner. Also joined a Bosphorus Tour twice. The first time the wind was cold so I had headache afterwards. The second time it was just perfect as it was on a fine summer day.
My most favourite thing to do is visiting the hamams.
I can not tell by looking at this photograph. I've to grab a map :D
Its beautiful mosques - just like the famous one behind me. I can't believe how many there are....
- Pros:Vibrant city
- Cons:Air pollution
- In a nutshell:When I hear prayers coming from the mosques, I just feel like praying too.
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