Istanbul


Sampa near Bhosphorous Strait

Sampa is standing beside the Bosphorus Strait. Bosphorus Strait connects Black sea with Sea of Marmara, separating Turkey in Asia from Turkey in Europe. The Strait is 20 miles long and .5 to 1.5 miles wide. There are many attractions on both sides of this strait.

The Grand Bazar, in Turkey is the oldest and largest covered market in the world. It was built in 1461, has 60 lanes and nearly 4000 shops. The whole buiding is nicely decorated. People can bargain here for almost any item. Lots of jewellary shops mostly very big and lots of ornaments are unique in the market. Sampa bought bangel from one shop here. Grand Bazar
Mosque The Mosque is one of the most revered masterpieces of the Islamic world.

Turkey delights are very famous in the world. Here are are shopping for some delicious nuts and candies.

Turkey delight
Turkey Railway station

This is an old railway station built in 19th century. The station is nicely decorated.Trains run between Istanbul and many cities in Europe(Paris, Greece etc)

   
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