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  1. Top 4 Sites to Visit in Istanbul Brought To You By http://www.globehunters.com

  2. Basilica Cistern Top 4 Sites to Visit in Istanbul

  3. Basilica Cistern Top 4 Sites to Visit in Istanbul • Built in 6th century during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I • Developed to bring water to Istanbul from Thrace • Also known as YerebatanSarayi means Sunken Palace

  4. Basilica Cistern Top 4 Sites to Visit in Istanbul Main highlights: • The cistern stored in the water illuminated with lights • 336 columns to support the ceiling Used as location in: • From Russia With Love (1963 Bond movie) • The International (2009 Hollywood Movie)

  5. Topkapi Palace Top 4 Sites to Visit in Istanbul

  6. Topkapi Palace Top 4 Sites to Visit in Istanbul • From 1465 to 1856, served as a residence for Ottoman Sultans • Got Status of UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985 • Serving as a museum since 1924

  7. Topkapi Palace Top 4 Sites to Visit in Istanbul Main Highlights • Four Main Courtyards • Gate of Salutation • Imperial Carriages • The Treasury • The Harem

  8. Blue Mosque Top 4 Sites to Visit in Istanbul

  9. Blue Mosque Top 4 Sites to Visit in Istanbul • Official name: Sultan Ahmed Mosque • Completed in 1616 • Capacity: 10,000 • Number of Minarets: 6

  10. Blue Mosque Top 4 Sites to Visit in Istanbul Main Highlights: • West Entrance • For non-worshippers entrance is from north side • Ceiling’s 20,000 blue tiles featuring: Abstract patterns Trees and Flowers

  11. Chora Church Top 4 Sites to Visit in Istanbul

  12. Chora Church Top 4 Sites to Visit in Istanbul • Also known as KariyeMüzesi • Features world’s best preserved collections of Byzantine frescos and mosaics • Total number of Mosaic panels: 50+ • Oldest one was created in 1310

  13. Chora Church Top 4 Sites to Visit in Istanbul Mosaics featured in Central Room: • The Dormition of the Virgin • Christ to the left of the apse • Child to the right of the apse.

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