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Istanbul

Istanbul physically and metaphorically bridges the cultures and philosophies of Europe and Asia. It sits at the crossroads of human history, a sprawling 700-square-mile hilly metropolis studded with nearly 20,000 cultural sites from the sixth millennium B.C. to present day. Byzantium, New Rome, Constantinople, Old Stamboul. Its name has changed, but the glory endures. http://goo.gl/Gi2SR

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