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The Heritage of the Golden Horn Tour, Istanbul

1. The outdoor museum of models "Miniaturk" - All istanbul... in a single park! The park, where there are gathered the miniature models of all temples, sights, monuments, and palaces of Istanbul and Turkey.

2. The Universal Patriarchy — a part of the column, at which Christ was whipped, is a great relic. It is still kept in the Patriarchy of Constantinople (the Universal one). And besides it — hundreds of miraculous relics and skeletons. The patriarchy of the whole world is in Istanbul.

3. Vlachernae church — the mantle and the belt of the Blessed Virgin are the relics that are still with us. The temple, where these are situated is the Vlachernae church, open for everyone,

4. Observation point Pierre Loti — adventurer and military man, merchant and writer, subjugated by Istanbul forever, Pierre Loti has been drinking coffee in his house on the hill and admiring the Bosphorus during the last years of his life. Even now it is open for everyone. Sit at the place of Loti and take a look at the Bosphorus.