Just a few days ago we were in Beyoğlu a district on the European side of İstanbul. It was once known as Pera (Πέρα, meaning "Across" in Greek), and this name remained in common use until the early 20th century and the establishment of the Turkish Republic.
|A Greek looking building|
|A pretty flowerbox|
|Pomegranate and Orange juice anyone?|
|An almost hidden sign - N. Papadakis"|
|Almost hidden by scaffolding, this Greek doorway|
|Some familiar looking sweets|