Cities

Hagia Irene Museum

The Hagia Irene or “Holy Peace” basilica, located right by Hagia Sophia, was an Orthodox church that is now a museum and a performance hall. The 6th century Byzantine structure is often referenced as the first church to be built in Constantinople, commissioned by Constantine I and later restored to its present form by Justinian I.  […]

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istanbul topkapi palace
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Istanbul topkapi palace

Topkapi palace Topkapi palace is open every day to visitors, except on tuesdays,on the first days of the 2 Muslim holidays (Ramazan Bayrami and Kurban Bayrami), and August 30th 2016 Tuesday (Victory Day) Visit Hours Winter Season: Between October 30th – April 15th Museum, Harem and Hagia Irene can be visited between 9:00 AM – 4:45 […]

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Istanbul

  Istanbul , historically known as Constantinople and Byzantium, is the most populous city in  Turkey and the country’s economic, cultural, and historic center. Istanbul is a transcontinental city. Its commercial and historical center lies on the  European side  and about a third of its population lives on the   Asian side. The city is the administrative center of the […]

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