August 20, 2014

Prague and Istanbul’s Eastern Delights

For thousands of years Prague and Istanbul have been at the centre of European history, culture and religion. Any trip to one of these wonderful cities won’t be complete without taking in (certain) historical sights...

The Maiden’s Tower sits on a fortified island at the entrance to the Bosphorus and has acted as a lighthouse, watchtower and quarantine station during its long and varied history. Today it is home to a restaurant and bar with outstanding views over the city. Photograph: Ayhan Altun/Getty Images

Read more on The Guardian: Prague and Istanbul’s Eastern Delights


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