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 overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • It is picturesque. The old city and bazaars are close with traditional cafes and restaurants. You can do both shopping and eating out traditionally in a day when you have limited time as a citizen...  more »
  • It is part of past and old fashioned stones on the road. A kind of location that colourful with shops. It worth to visit.  more »
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