• 3:55

    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

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  • 24:18

    In this thoroughly modern city, the architecture, cuisine, and customs reflect Istanbul’s tumultuous past and the civilizations that tried to tame it. Explore the festive Grand Bazaar, more than 4,000 shops and two mosques spread across sixty streets.

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  • 21:54

    After a spectacular cruise down the Bosphorus Strait, tour Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque, and a traditional Turkish bath house. Turkey is a country filled with historic treasures, and you can see it all with Laura McKenzie.

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  • 26:38

    Travel with The Art Explorers to Istanbul, the confluence of the great Christian, Moslem, and Byzantine cultures. Framed by the Marmara, Black, and Mediterranean Seas, and located on the mysterious Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul is considered home to one of the wonders of the world – Hagia Sofia. Located on the European portion of Turkey, the

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  • 11:27

    Once named Constantinople, Istanbul – actually located in Europe along the Thrace peninsula – contains countless historical locations that will overwhelm any traveler. A few must-see places include: Hagia Sophia, The Grand Bazaar, and Topkapi Palace.

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