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Re: A Visit to Topkapi, Part 1

Travel Rob ·
Spectacular!
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Re: A Visit to Topkapi, Part 1

PortMoresby ·
I remember that restaurant fondly. A woman on her own was seated with us and we became instant friends, still in touch after 12 years.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Apr. 5, 2015: Municipal Cathouse

PHeymont ·
  Near the entrance of Istanbul's Topkapi Palace, once the home of the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire, we found the residence of another "royal family," the cats that are to be found throughout the city. The inscription on the side translates to...
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A Visit to Topkapi, Part 1

PHeymont ·
My images of Turkey, before we visited, were a melange of towers and gates—perhaps the one above—mysterious alleys, turbaned sultans, espionage, intrigue and many-minareted mosques. Of course, much of this comes from a bit too much Graham...
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Istanbul's 'Blue Mosque'

PHeymont ·
On our first day in Istanbul, after arriving at 4:30 on a Sunday morning and heading straight to a nap we went for a walk to reconnoiter the neighborhood. What a neighborhood! Within 5 to 10 minutes easy walk we passed the Topkapi Palace, the massive...
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A Visit to Topkapi, Part 2

PHeymont ·
  Our visit to Topkapi continued after our lunch on a terrace overlooking the Sea of Marmara and more of the palace grounds. We had, in fact, reached the point of beginning to return to the beginning...partly because we had reached the innermost...
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Re: The Old Mes Bridge

DrFumblefinger ·
Terrific photo!
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Gate of Peace, Topkapi

PHeymont ·
Gate of Peace, Topkapi
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Municipal Cathouse

PHeymont ·
Municipal Cathouse
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Top Cat? No, Topkapi Cat

PHeymont ·
Top Cat? No, Topkapi Cat
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Topkapi Kitchen Chimneys

PHeymont ·
Topkapi Kitchen Chimneys
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The Sultan's Audience Room, Topkapi

PHeymont ·
The Sultan's Audience Room, Topkapi
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The Old Mes Bridge

adonis_abril ·
The Old Mes Bridge
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