5 spots to take in the view in Istanbul

1) Christ Hill - Burgazada

A sense of penetrating serenity is inevitable when you reach the top of Burgazada overlooking the expanse of the sea and horizon. The Hristos Tepesi (Christ Hill) was once home to a Byzantine monastery, but nowadays only ruins and a small 19th-century church remain, as well as the fascinating Greek cemetery amid the pines.

view of the Christ Hill on Burgazada island

Burgazada Mh., Follow dirt path past Büyük Çamlık Sk.

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