Lira: The Turkish Currency

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What And Where Is Hocapaşa Street?

No visit to Sirkeci, or Istanbul that matter, is complete without a visit to  Hoca Paşa street. The Hoca Paşa Kultur Merkezi (Hodja Pasha ...
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Lira: The Turkish Currency
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21 October

Lira: The Turkish Currency

The national currency of Turkey is the Turkish Lira, normally abbreviated as TL or with the symbol . There are 5 ,10, 20, 50, 100, and 500 T ...
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Istanbul Hippodrome
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Istanbul Hippodrome

The Hippodrome of Constantinople was a circus that was the sporting and social center of Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire. To ...
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