Ancient, beautiful, and huge — Istanbul of the time of the Ottoman Empire is not a city you can come to grips with in a single day. But with the help of travel specialist Şerif Yenen and his series of quick-guide videos, you can start unraveling the many different dimensions of Turkey’s cultural capital city. For the next installment in his series, Yenen describes the fascinating history and mesmerizing beauty of Istanbul’s Topkapi Palace

Topkapi Palace: The Seat Of The Ottoman Empire

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(This is and excerpt from Serif Yenen’s Blog at the Culture Trip website.) Serif Yenen Travel


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