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Seven Hills of Istanbul

Seven Hills of Istanbul The ancient Constantinople was founded on seven hills surrounded by the city walls, just like Old Rome. In fact it was called as Nova Roma, meaning New Rome. Six of them lie along the Golden Horn (today’s Haliç), while the seventh…

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History of Istanbul

History of Istanbul Prehistory Istanbul became very populated residence around 3000 BC. Some small town governments were established during that period of time. Researches have shown that today’s Sultanahmet square and its surroundings were main residential areas at that time.…

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