The Sound of Hagia Sophia, Recreated Centuries Later; Ash Corlett; Greek Reporter

The magnificent Hagia Sophia was built in the 6th century and was a Greek Orthodox Church for 150 years, it later became a mosque, and is now serving as a museum.

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10 Misconceptions About The ‘Most Dangerous’ Travel Destinations; Himanshu Sharma; Listverse

Traveling is one of the best ways to broaden your perspective as well as the scope of things that can kill you. Taking a trip may involve quite a few…

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These 10 Places Were Almost Considered To Be Part Of 7 Wonders Of The World; Bob Cramer; World Atlas

On July 7, 2007, the New7Wonders Foundation announced the new seven wonders of the world. The monuments on this list didn’t make the top seven, but they were all finalists.

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48 HOURS IN ISTANBUL; Aruna Chandaraju; Deccan Herald


An eclectic blend of the East and the West, Istanbul’s heritage and riches are aplenty. Join Aruna Chandaraju on a frenetic trip around stunning minarets and spice markets…

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3 Days in Istanbul: An Itinerary to Cover Centuries of History; Chris Backe; Everything Everywhere

If you have two or three days in Istanbul, use this itinerary to discover off-the-beaten path things to do—many near top attractions. Here’s what you need to know.

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Exploring Istanbul: Here’s what to do on your first visit to Turkey’s cultural capital; Pallavi Pasricha; Financial Express

Once the capital of the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires, Istanbul is replete with history and culture that you can explore in its many museums, mosques and palaces.

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Should You Take Kids to Istanbul?; Melanie Haiken; Points Guy

Walking through the arrival doors of the vast and sparkling new Istanbul (IST) airport, Melanie Haiken was greeted by a colorful backlit photograph of Istanbul’s Bosphorus river with the slogan: “A glittering meeting of two continents.” Having read about Istanbul’s importance in world history as the intersection of Europe and Asia, Melanie was well ready to …

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Visiting The Neighborhoods Of Fatih, Fener, and Balt, Istanbul; KLKN TV

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Irresistible Istanbul: Turkey’s cultural capital; Iain Akerman; Arab News

Although the bulk of Istanbul’s historic sites lie across the Golden Horn in Sultanahmet, there’s something magnetic about Beyoğlu. It personifies Istanbul’s confidence and economic energy, is…

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What to Do & Where to Go: 24 Hours in Istanbul; E-lyn Tham; TripZilla

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