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Spring in Istambul (Turkey)

Trying to reach Europe’s borders we travelled to Istambul this time. Transcontinental city (covers Europe and Asia) in the Bosphorus strait is one of the most historically important cities in the world. Being the only city that has been capital of 3 different civilizations: Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires.

38 Soğuk Çeşme Sk.
38 Soğuk Çeşme Sk.
Sculpted Assyrian relief panels of Royal Chariot & Guards from Hadatu ( Aslantas ) around 800 B. C. Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv No. 1946.
Sculpted Assyrian relief panels of Royal Chariot & Guards from Hadatu ( Aslantas ) around 800 B.C.
Bosphorus sunset
Bosphorus sunset
Kız Kulesi (Maiden's tower)
Kız Kulesi (Maiden’s tower) during sunset
Hagia Sophia and the mix of cultures
Hagia Sophia and the mix of cultures
Old Istambul
Old Istambul