TRAVELSCOPE

Program Details
Air Time: 
11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 1:59pm
Program Title: 
ISTANBUL - AT THE CROSSROADS OF HISTORY
Program Service: 
EX
Program URL: 
http://www.travelscope.net
PSIP Description: 
Joseph investigates the city's past and explores bazaars and Istanbul's many historic neighborhoods.
Long Description: 
From its days as the capital of the Roman Empire in the 4th century to its selection as the European Capital of Culture in 2010, Istanbul has been a significant city and major crossroad between East and West for thousands of years. Its geopolitical location has created a vibrant metropolis rich with a wide range of cultural attractions. Joseph investigates the city's past and meets Istanbul's diversity head on in the bazaars, restaurants, churches, mosques and alleyways of Istanbul's many historic neighborhoods.