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  1. pointsandtravel
    pointsandtravel at |
  2. pointsandtravel
    pointsandtravel at |

    great photos by the way!

  3. caveman
    caveman at |

    So how long was the line this time and how much did you have to wait. I plan to see this in August and expect pretty long lines

  4. The Miles Professor
    The Miles Professor at |

    Thank you for posting! I am planning a trip to Turkey and Greece at some point in the next few years and will be sure to visit!

  5. elsie
    elsie at |

    was there ca. 11:30/noon yesterday….. you? SMALL WORLD!

  6. Ryan
    Ryan at |

    Just saw it last November, really awesome to visit!

  7. Matthew
    Matthew at |

    I was there last August (and in August 2009) and did not have to wait more than 20 minutes on either occasion.

    Great pictures.

  8. ra
    ra at |

    Some beleive with the destruction of paganism the old temples were dismantled. The medusa heads were already almost perfect squares and so they were repurposed in other construction. Same with colums from old temples.

  9. Marshall Jackson
    Marshall Jackson at |

    Very awesome. Was there 2 summers ago. Loved it.

  10. thegrailer
    thegrailer at |

    July 2011 was about a 5 minute wait too (if that long)

  11. Andrew
    Andrew at |

    One of my favorite things in IST.

  12. Aleks
    Aleks at |

    Awesome pics! I almost made it there Sunday, but after 6hrs of exploring the Blue Mosque, Ayasofia and the Topkapi palace I was way too tired. I guess one can’t do Istanbul in one day, lol.

  13. JohnnieD
    JohnnieD at |

    We were there last April. No line, just an absolutely stunning architecture underground! As you said, you have this small entrance at street level and then down some stairs and wow….

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