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The Wonders of Istanbul


Hagia Sophia, officially the Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque, is a mosque and major cultural and historical site in Istanbul, Turkey. Originally a Greek Orthodox church, the site has changed between being a mosque and a museum since the fall of the Byzantine Empire.

Turkish Coffee


Turkish coffee is a style of coffee prepared in a cezve using very finely ground coffee beans without filtering.

Traditionally a brass grinder is used, in order to obtain a powder as fine as caster sugar.
It is drunk from small cups, once the powder has completely settled at the bottom.

Blue Mosque


The Blue Mosque in Istanbul, also known by its official name, the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, is an Ottoman-era historical imperial mosque located in Istanbul, Turkey. A functioning mosque, it also attracts large numbers of tourist visitors. It was constructed between 1609 and 1616 during the rule of Ahmed

The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople


The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople is one of the fifteen to seventeen autocephalous churches that together compose the Eastern Orthodox Church. It is headed by the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, currently Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople. Wikipedia