Wednesday, September 24, 2008


It is located in Sultanahmet, Istanbul and is open everyday between 09:00-17:30.

The Cistern was built by the Byzantine Emperor Justinian in A.D 542 on the other side of the Hippodrome to mee the Great Palace's water requirements and nowadays it is a museum and an exhibition hall, as well as hosting concerts and poetry readings.

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Is located in Besiktas, Istanbul and is closed on Mondays and Thursdays.

The construction of the Dolmabahce palace began in 1842 at the command of Sultan Abdulmecid and the edifice contains 43 salons ans 285 rooms. With its inlay and marble, walls hung with oil paintings and crystal marble bannisters, the palace has an atmosphere where you feel like you are in a dream..

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Some of my friends asked me to give information on places to see in Turkey. So from now on, I will be giving informaiton on these too...

Here is a start:

Topkapi Palace Museum is located in Sultanahmet, Istanbul. For your info, the museum is closed on Tuesdays but other than that; it is open everyday between 09:00-17:00. Topkapi Palace was built by Mehmet the Conqueror immediately after the conquest of Istanbul. It cnsists of pavillions surrounded by four large courtyards with the treasury and the harem being of particular interest. Also when you are there, you will be able to visit the 6th century Church of St. Irene.

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Saturday, September 20, 2008

Wow!!!! It had been so long since my last post. Well I really am very sorry for being so lazy but I really am having a hectic summer. And at the moment I am at the airport for a 2 week trip to Tai Wan. I will be back with a lot of memorries and stories to tell. I promise I will not make you regret all the time you have waited for a new post.
I will see you all when I get back.