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I love the free museum sites. The lady that checked me in gave me a box of postcards with Russian cities on them from the Russian Post.
The Istanbul Postal Museum, aka PTT Museum Istanbul (Turkish: PTT İstanbul Müzesi)
İt is located at the PTT Sirkeci building in Sirkeci area of Emimönü in İstanbul.Very easy to find it out and reach at by various means of public transportation like tram and public bus and then a short walk.Entrance is free and there are plenty...More
We came across this when buying stamps and posting cards in Istanbul recently. We were the only visitors apart from two school groups who were very friendly. An interesting history and display of the postal service in Turkey, with not everything in English, but enough...More
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Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside
the elegant New Mosque (opened in 1665). Nearby, the famed Galata Bridge offers pedestrian access to urban delights across the river in Istanbul’s more residential and contemporary neighbourhoods, while the must-see sights of Sultanahmet are but a leisurely stroll away.