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Historic Areas of Istanbul, Istanbul

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The four zones collectively known as Historic Areas of Istanbul contain some of the city's greatest sites, earning World Heritage status in 1985. Turkey's cultural capital, Istanbul is often considered the connection between East and West because of its strategic location between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, and between Anatolia and the Balkans. The four areas that make up this World Heritage Site are the Archeological Park, Suleymaniye quarter, Zayrek quarter, and the zone of the ramparts--altogether they contain over 2,000 years of historic sites, including the Galata Bridge, Beyazit Tower, Hagia Sophia, and Blue Mosque, to name a few. Planning Istanbul trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.
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  • Great area to live around, you are a walkway from many museums, from tram 1 line, small groceries and of course restaurants. Although I would advise to walk 10-15 min away from the square and prices....  more
    Great area to live around, you are a walkway from many museums, from tram 1 line, small groceries and of course restaurants. Although I would advise to walk 10-15 min away from the square and prices....  more »
  • BE Aware of Scamster in Turkey. This guy named Mohammad contacted me through Facebook https://www.facebook.com/turkey.istanbul.Trips.Toursim.Services/ He told me will take you from airport to bus... 
    BE Aware of Scamster in Turkey. This guy named Mohammad contacted me through Facebook https://www.facebook.com/turkey.istanbul.Trips.Toursim.Services/ He told me will take you from airport to bus...  more »
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  • Really cool to see the walls go on and on. Nice parks along the walls. Wonderful
  • Incredible and impressive. A wall that held a thousand years.

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