Ferries on the Bosphorus and tingle-factor sights: Six things you must do in Istanbul
By Gareth Huw Davies
Long before Daniel Craig's double roared over its ancient rooftops on a motorbike in Skyfall, Istanbul was a glory of world travel. Bridging two continents, this splendid collision of civilisations mixes the mystique, power and glitter of the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires. Gareth Huw Davies lists the highlights of this splendid city, now bidding to host the 2020 Olympics.
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