What's in this post: 1 Things to do in Istanbul 1.1 Wander the streets of Istanbul 1.2 Visit Chora Church 1.3 Hagia Sophia Istanbul 2 Once a Greek Church …
Istanbul, Turkey - The Second Rome!
Sitting on the edge of the Islamic world and the European Union, visiting Turkey is one of the most fascinating ways to explore Islamic culture. Between the incredible food, the richness of history in Istanbul, and the stunning mosques, it’s no wonder that Turkey is the 6th most visited destination in the entire world!
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