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Istanbul

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Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey, is a transcontinental city in Eurasia situated either side of the blue ribbon of the Bosphorus Strait separating Europe from Asia. Its strategic location has attracted many a marauding army over the centuries. Some of the Istanbul’s many attractions include towering minarets, underground Byzantine cisterns and steamy bathhouses. Aya Sofya, the most famous church-turned-mosque-turned …

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Pamukkale

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Pamukkale, 18 km north of Denizli in Turkey,  is arguably, the world’s most known mineral-bath spa. Deriving from springs in a cliff almost 200 m high overlooking the plain, calcite-laden waters created at Pamukkale, also known as Cotton Palace, a truly impressive landscape. The area is made up of mineral forests, petrified waterfalls and a series of terraced basins, mostly …

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