Much of a place‚Äôs past is written in books. However aside from books, there are also other ways of knowing about the history of a place and that is by looking at the ancient structures and remains. In Istanbul, much of these things are still there, telling their stories to all people who visit the city and them. Istanbul: The City of Palaces With the number of palaces in Istanbul, it may be safe to say that Istanbul is indeed a city of Palaces. For one, there is the Tekfur Palace, which accordingly dates back to the Byzantine era. This…