The last walk in Istanbul

We still had a good afternoon of exploration before the flight back early morning next day. We took full advantage of the remaining time in Istanbul and went to explore the remaining part of historic district of Fener and Balat. For the last but not least, we visited probably the most famous sight of Istanbul - the Haggia Sophia.

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Many friendly views were given of a relaxed Sunday afternoon...

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He was very eager to pose for the portrait...

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A degrading car in the middle of the street.

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Pixel art. :)

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Yavuz Selim Mosque.

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Look to the newer part of town...

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View to the interior of a mosque...

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Time for portraits... :)

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Life-threatening. Skull is very funny. :)

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One of the streets.

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Old architecture.

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No stairs.

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Sunday sitting.

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Men...

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Portrait with an auto-portrait.

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Waiting for lunch.

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In the middle of somewhat deteriorated houses a luxury house can be found.

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Portrait of a boy.

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Reconstruction.

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Old, wooden and overgrown.

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View towards mosques.

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Valens aqueduct, which served as the main transport system of drinking water to the Constantinople.

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Fatih Memorial Park.

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Aqueduct from another perspective.

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At the end of the day we finally visit the Haggia Sophia. Entrance fee is quite high. Of course it is being renovated during our visit.

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Detail of the chandelier.

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Hallway to the upper floors.

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I took advantage of the interesting patterns of the working stage.

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We finished the evening with an excellent dinner with traditional Turkish food. Full of new impressions we head back to the hotel.

During our brief three days visit of Istanbul we made a lot of kilometres and thereby explored quite a big part of Istanbul. However, we also realized that there three days is still not enough to explore such city in full. Therefore we decided to go back on another occasion and explore parts of the city, which we didn't this time.