Istanbul

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E. Benn, 1983 - Istanbul (Turkey) - 368 pages
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With its rich architectural heritage, Istanbul is one of the world's most beautiful cities. All of its monuments, including the Haghia Sophia, Topkapi Sarayi, and the Covered Bazaar, are covered in a series of carefully planned walks. Around the city's perimeter, the guide describes walks along the Byzantine land walls and the historic Bosphorus and excursions to the delightful Princes' Isles. 30 maps and plans. color street atls. 25 illus.

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About the author (1983)

John Freely was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 26, 1926. During World War II, he enlisted in the U. S. Navy. He studied physics at Iona College and New York University and did thermonuclear research at the Forrestal Research Center, Princeton University. In 1960, he took a post teaching theoretical physics at Robert College, Istanbul. He wrote numerous books during his lifetime including Strolling Through Istanbul written with Hilary Sumner-Boyd, Jem Sultan, Storm on Horseback, The Grand Turk, Aladdin's Lamp, Light from the East, and Before Galileo. He died on April 20, 2017 at the age of 90.

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