The Top 5 Things to do in Istanbul

3. Visit the heart of the Ottoman Empire, Topkapi Palace
Built under the orders of Sultan Mehmed II in 1459, this palace  has splendid views of the Bosphorus Strait. It combines landscaped areas with a structured complex of buildingds which today houses exhibitions of objects and works of art from the Imperial ages.

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