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Constantinople became Istanbul because people started referring to it as “ The City” and the Greek phrase for “In The City” is pronounced “Is Tin Poli.

The Ottomans' exemplary treatment of street animals

16 Interesting Facts About Istanbul

According to many sources (Wikipedia and the usual suspects) [1] "Sivriada, an island off İstanbul in the Marmara Sea, is where 80,000 stray dogs were left ...

Deportation of the 80,000 stray dogs of Constantinople (Istanbul) to the Island of Oxias. Illustration from French newspaper Le Petit Parisien.

Sepia photograph of 12 stray dogs lounging in a street

According to many sources (Wikipedia and the usual suspects) [1] "Sivriada, an island off İstanbul in the Marmara Sea, is where 80,000 stray dogs were left ...

Istanbul skyline

The largest mosque in Turkey, the Çamlıca Mosque of Istanbul has four minarets that span

İstanbul'un Muhasarası. Ressam: Hasan Rıza ((1857 - 1913). Boyutlar: 63 x 44.5 cm. İstanbul Deniz Müzesi

Sniffing the Past

According to many sources (Wikipedia and the usual suspects) [1] "Sivriada, an island off İstanbul in the Marmara Sea, is where 80,000 stray dogs were left ...

The Princes' Islands of Istanbul

Clockwise from top: the Golden Horn between Karaköy and Sarayburnu within the historic areas; Maiden's Tower; a nostalgic tram on İstiklal Avenue; ...

You can see Istanbul through the eyes of experts.

The masterless dogs of Istanbul

Turkey has one of the world's oldest and biggest malls. Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, or Kapalı Çarşı, dates to 1455 and was established shortly after the ...

Cats of Istanbul lead a pleasant life

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Turkey's largest animal shelter, called "Kisirkaya Hayvan Bakimevi" in Turkish, aims to

Istanbul's Cultural Revival

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Sarah Patterson: 'Istanbul wakes up early to the screaming of seagulls, quickly followed

Sivriada as seen from the east

Prospero

man selling chestnuts in stall at Eminönü, Istanbul Turkey, Fish Boats. If you

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In my last post we had spent a few nights in Vienna, Austria as Anna was a guest of Bayer at the 2018 Euretina Congress. We had always planned to have a ...

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British Ambassador Phillip Currie protests Armenian massacres to the Ottoman Sultan. The 1894 pogroms by Kurds and Ottoman forces killed 10,000 Armenians.

A Dog's Way Home is an upcoming American family drama film directed by Charles Martin Smith and written by W. Bruce Cameron and Cathryn Michon, ...

Along with many of its tourists, the overwhelming majority of Turkey's population is Muslim, so it wasn't surprising to see women with headwear like hijabs ...

A photo of the stray dogs abandoned in Sivriada Island, 1910.

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Completed in 1892, the Ottoman Central Bank headquarters is seen at left. In 1995 the Istanbul Stock Exchange moved to İstinye, while numerous Turkish ...

Istanbul didn't disappoint.

Buildings Along the Bosphorus, Constantinople (Istanbul), Turkey, circa 1880 - Stock

“The Spiritual tour took me into the hidden spiritual spaces off Istanbul's main drag, Istiklal. The tour was like having a good friend with a deep ...

According to many sources (Wikipedia and the usual suspects) [1] "Sivriada, an island off İstanbul in the Marmara Sea, is where 80,000 stray dogs were left ...

Tegan walking down a cobblestone path

A reddish building topped by a large dome and surrounded by smaller domes and four towers

Pamukkale entrance in Turkey

ISTANBUL (Panorama.am)— Another Armenian church in Istanbul, Turkey, has been vandalized with anti-Armenian graffiti, the Armenian Patriarchate of ...

Turkish Lounge Istanbul – 4

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Residents observing the clearing of rubble in the destructed Dicle and Fırat neighbourhoods of Nusaybin. February 2017 International Crisis Group / Yılmaz ...

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ISTANBUL, TURKEY, CIRCA APRIL 8, 2016. Ferries float on Bosphorus waterway with

In 1993, the island became the property of Istanbul University's department of Marine Life and Sea Products, which used it for lessons and research.

Asian Side, Istanbul

View back through the ancient Cistern from the far end.

The Column of Constantine, built by Constantine I in 330 to commemorate the establishment of Constantinople as the new capital of the Roman Empire.

Istanbul is full of what appear to be stray cats and dogs, but they all look quite healthy and well-fed.

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On a Tuesday May 29, 1453, a Turkish-Ottoman army of ca. 80,000 men, led by Sultan Mehmet II, captured the city of Constantinople after a 53-day siege, ...

Part 2 – Istanbul, Turkey

2 Days in Istanbul: Bosphorus Strait with Turkish Flag

Statue of Atatürk in Büyükada, the largest of the Prince Islands in the Sea of Marmara, to the southeast of Istanbul.

After the Coup I still remember the day I came to Turkey. While making a connection at London's Heathrow Airport, I happened to glance at a newspaper ...

The Big Dig. Istanbul's ...

A Dog's Way Home is an upcoming American family drama film directed by Charles Martin Smith and written by W. Bruce Cameron and Cathryn Michon, ...

Basilica Cistern in Istanbul - Two Medusa Heads support the two columns at the north-

Budapest to Istanbul by Rail by HipTraveler

A crudely drawn map depicting a walled city on a peninsula with a park, a

BODRUM, TURKEY - CIRCA OCTOBER, 2016: Tourists wait for flights in modern airport

Ishtar Gate - Lion Ishtar Gate - Lion ...

African grey parrot in the wild - Credit: Jurgen and Christine Sohns / Getty Images

A Dog's Way Home is an upcoming American family drama film directed by Charles Martin Smith and written by W. Bruce Cameron and Cathryn Michon, ...

The top 10 cruise holidays in Turkey

The worst riot in Istanbul's history killed 30,000 people, burned down half the city, and was started because of a chariot race.

Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey

Osmanlı sultanları: Ottomannus, Orchanes, Amurathes I, Baiazethes I, Calepinus, Musa

Istanbul, Turkey - CIRCA 2013: Istanbul skyline. Busy Istanbul streets. Süleymaniye Mosque

selime Monastery, Cappadocia, Turkey

Ishtar Gate - Lion Ishtar Gate - Lion ...

The Galata Tower, Istanbul – Watching Over Turkey's Biggest City

Istanbul: Mahmut Pasha street, near the bazaar (Source: Michel Paboudjian collection, Paris).

Istanbul attractions: what to see and do in summer

Both European and Asian, Istanbul is a city with thousands of mosques, including the New Mosque, built in 1663 on the shores of the Golden Horn.

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Skyscrapers of Levent business district in Istanbul, Turkey's largest city and leading economic centre

The Shopping Guide: Istanbul. Courtesy Turkey Tourism

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A picture of the blue mosque, taken from a rooftop restaurant far way, green

Visitors queuing to enter the Basilica Cistern in Istanbul.

One of the wonderful aspects of Istanbul is that, despite its sometimes maddening chaos, the city will reward your patience and curiosity.

Call it by any name – Turkey still remains a wonderful city with a mix of the old and new. Divided into the Asian and European sides, this populous city has ...

Fresco dome

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Page 1. BUYING ISTANBUL

A brief introduction to Istanbul museums

Where to Find Hipsters in Turkey

Panoramic view of the historic peninsula of Istanbul, looking westwards from the southern entrance of the Bosporus Strait at the Sea of Marmara.