Hotel Sultansaray

Alemdar Mah Catalcesme Sok No:8, Istanbul, 34000, Turkey | B&B
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Tophane & istanbul modern

A travel blog entry by msgee

... normal;">Istanbul Modern did a collaboration with MoMA for young architects. Five emerging ones were each asked to design a temporary installation in the Istanbul Modern courtyard. Key was to make it useable, with a focus on sustainability and improving the use of public space (eg. providing water and shade, safety). The designs were neat, and I stopped in the courtyard on the way out to see the latest one in person.

Istanbul not Constantinople (You were singing it!)

A travel blog entry by mickisc

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... Lokumcusu's Baklava that we picked up after being tempted by their window display. We passed on the Turkish Delight.

Had we docked where we were told we were docking, our morning would have moved a little quicker, but the captain changed our plans. He docked almost a mile further away than what we were told, and being this was our first time here, we didn't know until we made it to the tram and saw the map. Had we known we would have left the ship before ...

Turkey: Welcome back to the West

A travel blog entry by vincenttravel

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... and Elisabeth. One of the things we saw was Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar, Famed in guidebooks around the world. Honestly, it did very little for me. Having been to markets in Iraq, filled with locals buying anything and everything you can imagine, I found it hard to get excited about Istanbul’s bazaar, which, for a large part is boutiques, jewelers and Turkish delight. While talking I found out that Clara and Elisabeth had never heard of Baklava, ...

An Ancient Wonder and Communal Potties

A travel blog entry by chris.whitmore

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... the theatres were mostly used for peaceful social gatherings. However, in Roman theatres, the bleachers often began 5-7 feet above the stage to protect the audience from violent gladiator-like displays. A fun fact to watch out for if you ever find yourself in the front row during ancient times—now you’ll be slightly more prepared for what to expect.

My few favorite memories from Ephesus are as follows:

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D8 - Oops, accidentally in riot scene!

A travel blog entry by travel_addict

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... a "hidden cafe" where had no English menu and the young waitresses didn't really speak English.., anyway we ended up eating apple almond pie, wet chocolate cake and cheese on thin bread with Turkish coffees at a really nice pastry restaurant. It only cost 7.5 Lira to get a pie, a cake & a coffee. The ppl at shop didn't speak English at all, but they offered the whole big piece of pie for me to try. Incredibly generous! When we returned to Kadikoy at ...

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This B&B, located in the Cankurtaran area of Istanbul, is near Bindirdirek Cistern, Gulhane Park, Kapah Carsi, and Hippodrome (Atmeydani).
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