2012 | ASIA MINOR TOURS

By: Asia Minor Tours  05/12/2011

"In Istanbul, history and tradition are piled layer upon layer. Stately palaces, mosques and cathedrals lie beside chaotic bazaars, steaming hamams and poky nargile (hookah) joints. Ottoman Constantinople sits easily with ancient Byzantium, but emerging on top of them is a new stratum: Istanbul the cool." - Observer


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2011 | ASIA MINOR TOURS

It extends south from the mountains of Anatolia, east from the hills on the left bank of the Euphrates river, west from the mountains on the right bank of the Tigris river and includes the Sinjar plain. It is the name used for the uplands and great outwash plain of northwestern Iraq and northeastern Syria which is known by the traditional Arabic name of Al-Jazira.