File:Topkapi Golden Road Harem Exit.JPG

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English: "The Golden Road" leads out of the Harem section of the Topkapı Palace. The reason for the name is said to be that on special occasions the Sultan would throw golden coins here, and concubines would pick them up and keep them. This theory is disputed by some, though.
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Bjørn Christian Tørrissen

Camera location41° 00′ 47″ N, 28° 59′ 01″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo

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