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AD Roman Empire Crusader rulers governed in Constantinople until 1261, when Byzantine Emperor Michael VIII Palaeologus recaptured the city. In 330, Constantine moved the capital of the Empire from Rome to the former Greek colony of Byzantium. It 1453: Birth of was initially called New Istanbul Rome but later became Following years of Constantinople (“City of Ottoman encroachment Constantine”). In 395, into the Byzantine Theodosius divided the Empire, Sultan Mehmet II Empire between his sons, captured Constantinople, with the western half renaming it İslambol (“the run from Rome and the City of Islam”).

On Büyükada and Heybeliada, walking or horse and carriage are the only means of transport – cars are allowed only for essential services. d 12 km (8 miles) southeast of Istanbul $ Polonezköy Polonezköy was established as a Polish enclave in the mid19th century. Only a few hundred Poles remain today, but the village’s history and rural charm live on. Polonezköy is popular with day-trippers for its old wooden houses, the availability of pork (forbidden under Muslim law) and relaxing country walks.

Shoes Remove your shoes before entering a mosque or a Turkish home. and Women @ Men A man should not touch a woman (other than family), even to shake hands, unless the woman proffers her hand or cheek first. Hand £ Left Never eat or pass something to a person with your left hand (traditionally used for wiping yourself). Istanbul’s Top 10 Built in 1949–51 for the Sephardic Jewish community, this is the largest of several synagogues in Istanbul. There have been Jews in the city since Roman times, but numbers rose in 1492 when Jews expelled from Spain were welcomed by the Ottomans.

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