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Seven must-see architectural sites in Istanbul

In a city as diverse as Istanbul you can easily feel overwhelmed by how much there is to see and do. To help you decide, we offer our edit of the top seven architectural sights, from the depths of the Basilica Cistern to the heights of the Galata Tower

Emily Scrivener,

Straddling Asia and Europe, Istanbul is a cultural melting pot, priding itself on its fusion of cultures and its architectural triumphs. Here we select seven of the best architectural sights the city has to offer.



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