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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Istanbul's walls were intended to protect the buildings on what is usually termed the Acropolis, that is, where Topkapı Palace is today
The word sultan derives from an Arabic word meaning authority or power, particularly the strength, authority and position of a ruler or dictatorship
How strange it seems that there was only one bridge over the Golden Horn until the Ottomans bridged it in 1836
Last month the Turkish PTT opened the doors of its postage stamp museum in Ankara
Blue might be the color that comes to mind most when one thinks of İznik tiles, but there was a brief period of effervescence in the 16th century when red was the color of the day.