Strolling Through Istanbul: The Classic Guide to the City

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Long acknowledged to be the "best travel guide to Istanbul" (Times of London) this classic of travel literature is now available in a larger format in cloth binding. The work is a useful and informative guide to the city, with major useful monuments described in detail in terms of the history and architecture. Although the main emphasis of the book is on the Byzantine and Ottoman antiquities, the city is not treated as a museum but as a living city. Itineraries are arranged so that each one takes the visitor to a different ...