Istanbul's wonders and a bit on Pamukkale September 4th 2018 Turkey, December 2012 - January 2013
We have arrived, probably yesterday evening? I’m writing this based on my handwritten notes in 2018, five years later so…
The first full day goes by wandering around Old Town, hoods of Sultan Ahmed mosque or Blue Mosque as it’s also known as. This area is quite touristy but necessary to appreciate the heritage and history.
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Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul » Sultanahmet 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