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Review and Facts:
Istanbul is a city whose history captures everyone who comes there. Perhaps there is no one who has not heard about this place. Istanbul lies on the banks of the Bosphorus Strait. It fascinates with its own energy. Istanbul is a contrast. It is a concentration of Ottoman, Byzantine and Roman architectural monuments; it is an Orthodox and Muslim stronghold for believers. Hagia Sophia-perhaps the most famous object of architectural creativity. The old and The new city became a concentration of historical and cultural wealth, which is completely unlike each other. Already on one such sign former Constantinople seems attractive and charming. Topkapi Palace-a magnificent monument of architecture of the 15th century. This majestic Palace complex was built on the initiative of Sultan Mehmet in 1479. For several centuries, Topkapi was considered the main residence of the Ottoman rulers.