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Hungarian waves in Karaköy: From the Danube to the Bosporus

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ISTANBUL: An exhibition of model ships, trilingual texts and historical images organized partly by the Hungarian Cultural Center at Istanbul’s coastal Karaköy quarter has been set up to remind passersby of Hungarian-Turkish collaboration across the Black Sea

In the 19th century, travelers embarking from Budapest to Istanbul felt at one point that they were traversing an imaginary line where the West became the East. The border was more psychological than physical. For centuries, Hungary was thought of as one of the gateways through which the self-styled Orientalist passed on their way to adventure. Prior to air travel, the crowded ports …read more

Source:: The Frontier Post


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