tjbudda's Istanbul, Turkey
Grand Bazaar (Kapali Carsi)
I actually was completely unprepared for what I was about to enter, it kind of wandered into it. Th...
Built late in the Ottoman Empire, it was designed to impress European ambassadors and the like. It ...
Obelisk of III. Tutmosis
Don't miss it, and it is free to walk by. A granite monument from a millennia before Rome! Looks ne...
Buyuk Hendek Cad.
At 13TL to go up, it is a cheap way to have the best view of the city, and what a view it is. You g...
What a place to live, lovely condition. And the jewels and holy relics are impressive. Great views o...
Alemdar Mahallesi, Yerebatan Caddesi, No:1/3
Really interesting place, built centuries ago to store massive amounts of water (Istanbul has no riv...
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya)
Ayasofya Square, Sultanahmet
A dome that defies imagination even today, and the rest of the place is stunning also. A wonder of ...
I am docking the blue mosque a star because it pales in comparison to the Hagia Sophia just across t...