The Tünel is a short underground railway connecting the quarters of Karaköy and Beyoğlu.

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The Pammakaristos Church was home to the Christian Orthodox Patriarch for 132 years and is famed for its Byzantine mosaics. Today it's a museum and mosque.

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A collection of Byzantine mosaics unearthed at the former site of the Great Palace of Constantinople.

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One of the most famous mosques in Turkey, Sultanahmet Mosque is constantly referred to as the Blue Mosque for its interior blue Iznik tilework.

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Some of the finest and oldest Byzantine mosaics and frescoes can be found in a former Byzantine Greek Orthodox church in Istanbul.

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Built in 1890 by the Oriental Railway, Istanbul’s Sirkeci Train Terminal was the eastern stop of the world-famous Orient Express.

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A great defensive wall built to protect the city of Constantinople.

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300 million Orthodox Christians exist worldwide, yet the heart of Orthodox Christianity has existed in Istanbul for over 17 centuries.

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The traditional Jewish quarter and one of the oldest neighborhoods of Istanbul.

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Home to the Patriarchal Church of St. George and the oldest surviving Greek Orthodox School in Istanbul.

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