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  • 1. Dolmabahçe Palace

    Besiktas | Castle/Palace

    The name Dolmabahçe means "filled-in garden," from the fact that Sultan Ahmet I (ruled 1603–17) had an imperial garden planted here on land...Read More

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  • 2. Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts

    Sultanahmet | Castle/Palace

    Süleyman the Magnificent commissioned Sinan to build this grandiose stone palace overlooking the Hippodrome in about 1520 for his brother-in...Read More

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  • 3. Topkapı Palace

    Sultanahmet | Castle/Palace

    This vast palace on Sarayburnu ("Seraglio Point"), above the confluence of the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn, was the residence of sultans and...Read More

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  • 4. Anadolu Kavağı

    Bosphorus | Castle/Palace

    At the upper end of the Asian shore, Anadolu Kavağı is the final destination on the full Bosphorus cruises. A pretty little fishing village...Read More

  • 5. Beylerbeyi Palace

    Bosphorus | Castle/Palace

    Built as a summer residence for Sultan Abdülaziz in 1865, Beylerbeyi is a bit like a mini-Dolmabahçe that incorporates a similarly eclectic...Read More

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  • 6. Rumeli Hisarı

    Bosphorus | Castle/Palace

    Built on a hill on the European side of the city overlooking the water, Rumeli Hisarı is the best preserved of all the fortresses on the Bosphorus...Read More

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  • 7. The Great Walls

    Western Districts | Castle/Palace

    The walls of Constantinople were the greatest fortifications of the medieval age and, although they were severely damaged by Sultan Mehmet II...Read More

  • 8. Yıldız Parkı

    Besiktas | Castle/Palace

    The wooded slopes of Yıldız Parkı once formed part of the great forest that covered the European shore of the Bosphorus from the Golden Horn...Read More

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