Posts Tagged ‘Istanbul’

istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey.

Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey, as well as its major cultural center. Istanbul is playing a big role in the life of the country that’s why many tourists often forget that the capital of Turkey is Ankara.

Over its history, Istanbul was the capital of four great empires: Roman, Byzantine, Latin and Ottoman. For this fact alone is enough to have a desire to look at such an interesting historical phenomenon.

Dan Brown, Inferno

Dan Brown, Inferno.

Dan Brown, Inferno – a modern book, written in simple, accessible language. You will like it because it describes a lot of historical facts about which little is known of the common man. The main events take place in Italy, in Florence, then in Venice and later in Turkey in Istanbul.