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Monday, October 19, 2009

Historic Areas of Istanbul

Card # 31
These greatest historic postcard sent to me by my friend Cuneyt Ozarikan
1- Sultanahmet Camii ve Ayasofya
2- Dolmabahce Sarayi
3- Tophane, Karakoy
4- Yeni Camii, Galata Koprusu ve Bogaz
5- Faith Sultan Mehmet Koprusu
6- Ortakoy Camii ve Ortakoy

Istanbul largest and megacity in turkey. This beautiful historic city was added in UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985. In its long history, Istanbul has served as the capital city of the Roman Empire (330–395), the East Roman (Byzantine) Empire (395–1204 and 1261–1453), the Latin Empire (1204–1261), and the Ottoman Empire (1453–1922). The city was chosen as joint European Capital of Culture for 2010. Read more

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