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The ancient city of Bergama - Pergamon-Turkey

The ancient city of Bergama - Pergamon-Turkey

Library of Celsus in Ephesus was built in honor of the Roman Senator Tiberius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus. Celsus had been consul in 92 AD, governor of Asia in 115 AD, and a wealthy and popular local citizen. He was a native of nearby Sardis and amongst the earliest men of purely Greek origin to become a consul in the Roman Empire and is honored both as a Greek and a Roman on the library itself. Celsus paid for the construction of the library with his own personal wealth.

Agora of Smyrna - Izmir, Turkey (interesting, shot with a fisheye lens)

The Rumelihisari is a huge fortress built by Sultan Mehmed II in 1451 to control shipping on the Bosphorus  prior to his conquest of Constantinople in 1453.

Rumelihisari (Rumelian Castle) is a fortress located in the Sariyer district of Istanbul, Turkey, on the hill at the European side of the Bosphorus. It was built by the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II between 1451 and before he conquered Constantinople.

Bogazici'nden Sariyer - Sariyer, Istanbul

Bogazici'nden Sariyer - Sariyer, Istanbul

Sariyer-Istanbul

Sariyer-Istanbul

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