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Istanbul may be European Capital of Culture for 2010, but it by no means needs special events to be worth a visit. Its sublime Ottoman mosques and Byzantine churches, its sprawling palaces and bazaars, and its spectacular location overlooking the waters of the Golden Horn and the Bosporus are without parallel. Add the fact that Turkey is currently very affordable and the locals famously...
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  • Tourists walk by the Christ as Pantocrator mosaic in the Aya Sofya in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2009.
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  • A man takes a photo while two women, dressed in hijabs pass by in front of the the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2009.
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  • A lower angle view of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2009.
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  • Chandeliers and windows of the Aya Sofya in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2009.
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  • Boats fill the harbor at the Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey on October 11, 2009.
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  • People walk in front of the Yeni Cami Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey at dusk on October 10, 2009.
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  • Passengers sit on a ferry that crosses the Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey on October 11, 2009.
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  • A street vendor stands at his stand along the Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2009.
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  • A boat pulls out to sail along the Golden Horn at sunset in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2009.
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  • A boy awaits a street vendor selling popcorn on the Galata Bridge, while his mother takes a photo and others looks on, in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2009.
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  • A view of the Yeni Cami Mosque taken from the Galata Bridge at sunset in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2009.
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  • A street vendor sells fish sandwiches along the Golden Horn, while other men fish at sunset in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2009.
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  • A soldier stands guard at Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2010. The guards are forbidden to blink while on duty. As a result they tear up until they are relieved every couple of minutes.
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  • A street vendor sells fish sandwiches along the Golden Horn, while other men fish at sunset in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2009.
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  • A soldier stands guard at Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2010. The guards are forbidden to blink while on duty. As a result they tear up until they are relieved every couple of minutes.
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  • A boy awaits a street vendor selling popcorn on the Galata Bridge, while his mother looks on, in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2009.
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  • A boy is dressed like a king and paraded around on the day of his circumcision in the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2009.
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  • A soldier stands guard at Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2010. The guards are forbidden to blink while on duty. As a result they tear up until they are relieved every couple of minutes.
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  • A soldier stands guard at Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2010. The guards are forbidden to blink while on duty. As a result they tear up until they are relieved every couple of minutes.
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  • A street scene in front of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2009.
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  • A soldier stands guard while another guard wipes away his tears at Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2010. The guards are forbidden to blink while on duty. As a result they tear up until they are relieved every couple of minutes.
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  • A boy is dressed like a king and paraded around on the day of his circumcision in the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2009.
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  • Tourists walk about on the lower level of Aya Sofya in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2009.
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  • A soldier stands guard at Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10, 2010. The guards are forbidden to blink while on duty. As a result they tear up until they are relieved every couple of minutes.
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