Two Americans, until recently resident in Istanbul offer an insider's look at all of Turkey, from its beautiful rugged coastline filled with ancient Greek and Byzantine ruins - featuring two of the world's most admired sites, Troy and Ephesus - to the modern nightlife and exotic shopping of Istanbul, Ankara, Antalya and more. Extensive history, culture and travel planning sections, with terrific coverage of Istanbul and environs, Black Sea and Mediterranean coasts, and first-rate advice on wonderful lodgings, exciting restaurants, where to see authentic whirling dervish performances, insider tips on how to bargain for rugs, best places to take a Turkish bath, and so much more.
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By Subway Istanbul has the third oldest subway route in the world, and perhaps
the first shortest: the Tunel. The city's antique subway route runs from the
northern shore of the Golden Horn, directly behind the Galata Bridge, to the top of
the hill ...
At the first, and only, stop on the route, leave the building and turn right, then take
a left onto the main pedestrian street, istiklal Caddesi (see istiklal Caddesi, later
in this chapter). A modern subway line was unvieled in 2001, connecting Taksim
By Car Konya is typically seen en route between Cappadocia and either Antalya,
Alanya, or Silifke on the Mediterranean. There are two three major routes headed
south from Konya. The westernmost route is the slickest and most popular ...
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