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The Sultanahmet neighborhood, located in the historical part of Istanbul, is the focal point of first time visitors to Istanbul. Below you’ll find a fair impression it.
There are two versions available: a YouTube version (smaller in size) and a WVM version (bigger in size). The length of both movies is the same: 2:59 min.
Enjoy!
YouTube Version

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In my previous post, I described some basic guidelines to stay healthy while enjoying the city.
Today, we’ll be focusing on how to survive in Istanbul’s traffic, what to do if you experience small or more serious discomforts and how to locate the Tourist Police.

Cars rules in Istanbul
Streets are clogged all day, all year round and [...]

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A city-trip to Istanbul doesn’t require any special vaccinations or health preparations, as long as you observe a few basic guidelines. The same applies to personal safety. Istanbul is as safe as any other major European city, if not safer. Visitors rarely become the victim of violence or theft, certainly when they stay away from [...]

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