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A city between the past and present
Oman Observer

Istanbul: a city between the poles of past and present

Istanbul's historic centre provides the must'see part of the programme the gigantic sultan's palace, Topkapi, and the magnificent Hagia Sophia, the main cathedral of the erstwhile Byzantine empire before it became a mosque. Next to it, the six ... The Hindu, 3 days ago
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Reflections: Historically challenged

A glittering throne in Istanbul’s Topkapi Palace recalled Dr Karan Singh’s comment many years ago when he gave me a copy of Sardar Panikkar’s The Founding of the Kashmir State. His ancestor, Maharaja Gulab Singh, he said, was the only Indian ruler to ...
 Deccan chronicle5 days ago

India inked

If you happen to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, don't forget to check out its movable palaces from the Mughal and Ottoman empires — antique tents and trappings made out of kalamkari cloth. Then, when youre in Cairo next, do stop ...
 Financial Chronicle1 month ago

Savouring a Turkish delight

Walking through the narrow streets of Istanbul's Old Town, I'm overwhelmed by the smell of roasted chestnuts and fragrant Turkish delight. The only city in the world to straddle two continents - Europe and Asia - Istanbul is a mix of different ...
 World News Australia2 days ago Savouring a Turkish delight (AAP)  Yahoo! News Australia2 days ago

Enchantment rules in ancient capital

Getting about the Bosphorus by ferry. Picture: Ray Wilson Mohammed smiled on us during the first week of our two- week stay in Istanbul when all the cliches came to life in this city of sensory splendour. By their very nature, cliches are ...
 West Australian6 days ago

A dream of modernity

Hordes of mosquitoes were battening on a fox caught in a thicket when a tiger offered to clear them all. No, replied the fox. These mosquitoes are already almost satiated with my blood. If you drive them away, therell be a fresh lot with hungry ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago

The truth about the world's best city

FORGET Paris, Rome, London … it is time to head to Istanbul. It's just been named the hottest destination for 2014 by a recent TripAdvisor poll. So what is it that makes this Turkish capital such a travelling gem? We asked fellow Aussie, ...
 My Zoo1 week ago The truth behind the world's best city week ago Why is this ancient city so hot right now?  Townsville Bulletin1 week ago you need to visit this magical hot spot  Brisbane Courier-Mail1 week ago
West Australian

Sweat shop memories (The West Australian)

Entering the bath house, or hamam. Picture: Ray Wilson He just wasn't my sort of guy, sitting there with hair covering most of his body, wrapped in a flimsy towel and sporting a look which suggested he was out on parole for crimes against ...
 West Australian1 week ago

A short journey to Asia (The West Australian)

Fishing on the Galata Bridge. Picture: Ray Wilson Our walk through Istanbul started with the foremost objective of reaching the Bosphorus Bridge from our apartment in Sultanahmet, the old quarter of the city, and crossing into Asia from Europe. ...
 West Australian1 week ago
World Bulletin

Istanbul hosts Islamic exhibition for Prophet's birthday

World Bulletin / News Desk In commemoration of the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad, Turkey's Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture and Tourism Ministry has opened an exhibition about his life at Istanbul's Topkapi Palace Museum. Named the ...
 World Bulletin1 week ago
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