Istanbul 

“Istanbul was Constantinople. Now it's Istanbul, not Constantinople” — Jimmy Kennedy, Istanbul, 1953 As the above, profound lyrics demonstrate, Istanbul is not Constantinople.

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The Old City of Istanbul is the oldest part of Istanbul, and the location of most of its historical sights.

Galata, and Beyoğlu further north with its main thoroughfare, the pedestrianized Istiklal Street, and the adjoining Taksim Square is the district of Istanbul north of Sultanahmet/Old City, across the Golden Horn.

The Princes’ Islands are a group of nine islands off the Asian coast of Istanbul, Turkey.

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The Asian Side is the eastern half of the city of Istanbul, located east of Bosphorus and geographically on the Asian mainland.

Along the Bosphorus, the strait that lies between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea, and separating Europe and Asia, lies a number of neighborhoods each with a different character, palaces of the late Ottoman period, and parks.

Golden Horn is both the name of the estuary of the Bosphorus towards west in Istanbul, and also of the district on banks of it.

This district of Istanbul contains neighborhoods like Elmadağ, Nişantaşı, Kurtuluş, and Şişli, which were first settled …

Western Suburbs are a collection of Istanbul neighborhoods, lying west of the city walls of old city.

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