Rudy visits the Eyup Mosque, the fourth most important Islamic site, and the sacred gravesite of Abu Ayyub al-Ansari. Following Ramadan is the three-day festival known as Seker Bayrami (aka Sugar Feast), and the streets come alive with celebration. Topkapi Palace was built on the original site of the Acropolis of Byzantium, and the Bosphorus Strait is one of the world’s most important sea passages.
Over time, Man has created some pretty amazing things. The ancient Maya built the remarkable ruins of Tikal in Guatemala. The ancient Egyptians sifted sand from their palms to conceive and create the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx. What does love conjure, you might ask? Well, India’s Taj Mahal stands as a primeWatch Now >>
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