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The Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey – Your guide to visiting Sultanahmet Camii

The Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey  – Your guide to visiting Sultanahmet Camii

What’s the Blue Mosque? In the 17th century, when Sultan Ahmet I was 19 and he ruled over the Ottoman Empire, he commissioned a mosque to be built in Istanbul – an Islamic place of worship that he wanted to be better than the Hagia Sophia. In 1609, work started on the Blue Mosque (known as ‘Sultanahmet Camii’ in Turkish) […]

Posted on November 9, 2015 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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My Top 20 Things to do in Istanbul

My Top 20 Things to do in Istanbul

Trip Index (what we have published so far): Why you should visit the Princes’ Islands Istanbul Istanbul is a huge city and home to 14 million people. It’s chock-full of sights and has grown more famous in the last 10 years, especially with European ‘city trippers’. A big part of the Old Town and the European […]

Posted on July 23, 2015 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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