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Discover where East meets West in Istanbul

Join us as we explore Istanbulthe famed Turkish city that straddles two continents across the Bosphorus Straight. During this episode, marvel at the awe-inspiring architecture that stretches back to both the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. Admire a wealth of cultural sites including the Istanbul Archaeological Museum, which holds the great marble sarcophagus of Alexander the Great, the Hippodrome, once the heart of Constantine socio-political life, and the Tiled Kiosk, a pinnacle of Ottoman architecture. Visit the Grand Bazaar, the world’s oldest indoor market with over 3000 shops, and learn about the art and tradition of Turkish carpets.

Join us as we explore Istanbulthe famed Turkish city that straddles two continents across the Bosphorus Straight. During this episode, marvel at the awe-inspiring architecture that stretches back to both the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. Admire a wealth of cultural sites including the Istanbul Archaeological Museum, which holds the great marble sarcophagus of Alexander the Great, the Hippodrome, once the heart of Constantine socio-political life, and the Tiled Kiosk, a pinnacle of Ottoman architecture. Visit the Grand Bazaar, the world’s oldest indoor market with over 3000 shops, and learn about the art and tradition of Turkish carpets.

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