Day 3: Topkapi Palace + Gulhane Park + Grand Bazaar April 4th 2011 This morning the drizzles are harder than usual. It’s colder as well. But we braised ourselves for Topkapi Palace as we heard so many nice things about it (20 lira). Once again my tripod is being taken away to the cloak room. I think next backpacking trip, no need to bring tripod....
We enter the courtyard where the building on the right apparently is a giant kitchen with giant chimneys! Ins ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul 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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