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General view of Pera Palace Hotel (Pera Palas Oteli), 1892, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey. The Hotel was built to host passengers from the Orient Express and has had many famous guests. Agatha Christie allegedly wrote "Murder on the Orient Express" here. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, favoured Room 101 which is now a Museum exhibiting a collection of rare Ataturk books, magazines, and ephemera. Ernest Hemingway and Greta Garbo were regular guests and Istanbul's first fashion show was held here...
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