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The Rough Guide to Turkeyis the ultimate insiders' handbook. Features include:-Full-coloursection introducing Turkey's highlights.-Informedaccounts of the country's wide-ranging sights, from the monuments and markets of Istanbul to the rock churches of Cappadocia.-Incisivereviews of the best places to eat, sleep and drink in every region and price range.-Practicaladvice on everything from bazaar-shopping to chartering a yacht.-Expertbackground of Turkish history, literature, music and film.-Maps and plansfor every region.It was in use right up to the end of the nineteenth century, having been kept in good repair by successive rulers, who maintained a constant ... It has the cruciform ground plan typical of Byzantine churches of its time, with much of the marble revetment and sculpture still in place. ... in order to track down a handful of interesting sights, including two former Byzantine churches in contrasting states of repair.

Author:Rosie Ayliffe
Publisher:Rough Guides - 2003


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