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Roman Cistern  

Roman Cistern

Topkapi Palace & Basilica Cistern

May 25th 2012
OK ...first comment ... they didn't film the movie here and the dagger is nowhere to be seen. So much for dashed expectations... Audrey Hepburn wasn't here either! To reach Topkapi Palace I walked from my hotel towards the railroad tracks and veered right. On the way I saw exquisite hand work crocheted with myriad beads and metal pendants ... prices high, and so they should be for th ... read more
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Turkish Flag Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more
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