One of the many gardens of the palace...loved the peonies! ♥♥♥
amazing mosaic details...
Overlook of the new modern part of Istanbul from the palace :)
▼ The Galata Bridge The Galata Bridge (Galata Köprüsü)is a bridge that spans the Golden Horn in Istanbul. It links the European continent to the Asiatic one. From the end of the 19th century in particular, the bridge has featured in Turkish literature, theater, poetry and novels.
leaving the palace..back to the Imperial Gate
...fresh watermelon was the perfect way to quench our thirst as soon as we left the palace...
Another Must See when it comes to Istanbul. The palace is overwhelming, beautiful and it's so much history going on, that only one day wouldn't be enough to en joy this masterpiece.