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Every Friday, we’ll feature a photo of an unidentified place here, on our blog. Think you know where the photo was taken? Leave your guess in the comments below — and check back on Monday to see if you were right! Get the answer in your inbox by subscribing to our blog (top right).

Hint: This city, subject of a well-known pop song, has survived multiple names and changes of empire.

— written by Sarah Schlichter

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11 Responses to “Photo Friday: Can You Guess This Destination?”

  1. Sara P. says:

    Istanbul (not Constantinople). I can hear the song now.

  2. Kate says:

    Is it St Petersburg (once Leningrad)?

  3. Cynthia says:

    Barcelona Spain

  4. Lisa Roberts says:

    And the answer would be Istanbul

  5. Katie says:

    I think the Istanbul responses are correct.

  6. I’m guessing Bangkok? (One night in Bangkok by Murray Head from the 80s)

  7. Dave Potts says:

    Istanbul-looking over the golden hook

  8. Michele says:


  9. Vako says:

    Definatly Istanbul
    and i think this picture has been taken from the top of (Galata) tower.

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