Sweet Istanbul

Is this the world's most intoxicating city?

Words: Lee Tulloch, Photography: Tony Amos
Bosphorus
the Chora
byzantine
chestnuts and corn
tea and simit
pipes
spice market, best kebap
dried eggplant, pomegranate
narli fitil lokum
grand bazaar
hamam sandals, rugs
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is everywhere
Lokum
Witt Suites lounge
Witt Suites room
Bilgeoglu in Kadikoy
Cafer Erol Kadikoy
Kadikoy
Kadikoy market
coffee in Kadikoy
Bosphorus, cemetery
fishing from Galata bridge
fish sandwich at Galata bridge with entertainment
wooden houses Edirnekapi
cafes Cihangir
Cukurcuma
Cukurcuma brocant
from roof of Hotel Corinne
Hotel Corinne
Hotel Corinne suite
Raika
Ciragan Palace pool
Ciragan Palace
Ciragan Palace hamam
Istanbul Archeology Museums
Istanbul Archeology Museums, Hagia Sofia
Hagia Sofia engineering
Hagia Sofia
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Istanbul’s layers, visual, cultural, religious, traditional and modern, are like baklava, so rich you risk indigestion. But it’s precisely this chaotic juxtaposition of elements that makes Istanbul the most exciting and intoxicating place in the world.

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