Hagia Sofia – Istanbul

Hagia Sophia (Sancta Sophia or Sancta Sapientia; Turkish: Ayasofya) is a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica (church), later an imperial mosque, and now a museum (Ayasofya Müzesi) in Istanbul, Turkey. Fr...

Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet) – Istanbul

Istanbul's imperial Mosque of Sultan Ahmet I (Sultan Ahmet Camii), facing the Hippodrome in the center of Old Istanbul, is one of the top sights in this historic city. Called the Blue Mosque by foreign visitor...

Grand Bazaar – Istanbul

The Grand Bazaar (Kapalıçarşı) in Istanbul is one of the largest covered markets in the world with 60 streets and 5,000 shops, and attracts between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily. It is well known for its j...