Mavi Onur Guesthouse

Kucukayasofya mahallesi, Aksakal sokak no28, Istanbul, 34122, Turkey | B&B
Prices starting from $28.00

Travel Blogs from Istanbul

Turkish delight!

A travel blog entry by maccanat29


... gives up and drives off with a smile. Obviously some sort of cultural sport with which we are not familiar!!!

We walked around the city again, going in the opposite direction to last night. Down the main street, passing what seemed like thousands of people walking along the same thoroughfare. The main street is car free, but has a tram that seems to go way too fast; nevertheless, everyone seems to get on with it and not be run over! The street is lined with high end ...

Take me back to Constantinople.....

A travel blog entry by gritttle


... St. George.

At St. George's we were lucky enough to be able to sit in on a vespers ceremony. It was a half an hour long traditional Greek orthodox ceremony where the Ecumenical Patriarche came to visit for the evening service. I had never been to Greek orthodox service before but I was glad we were able to attend this one. During the entire service they chanted as they read the scriptures. Imagine singing for 30 minutes....non stop. It ...

Istanbul, great but heading home

A travel blog entry by rod-naomi


... Bosphorus.... passing the palaces, forts, mosques. The oh so busy shipping lane. Pretty strategic waterway. Lunch stop is at Anadolu Kavagi on the Asian side. The restaurant guys live up to their reputation as pushy - almost desperate, as the number of tourists dwindle.

We have a quick meze session before making the short climb up to the Roman ruins of Yoros Castle. The castle ruins ...

Mosques and more

A travel blog entry by laceys.log


... and others were huge. Very well preserved considering they were up to 400 years old.

We were left to wander on our own, we went to the museum then strolled through the pavilions which were amazing, some had highly coloured stained glass windows, some had the lovely wall tiles, most had sofas around the walls for reclining on, and all had big fireplaces, big enough to stand in. There was a special exhibition in the harem (forbidden) so we had a run ...


A travel blog entry by kieran.layla


... our eye, it was very impressive and as Kieran said it looked like 15th century ironman! We also saw the Crown Jewels, a ring that had been found in a garbage dump and had a 86 carat diamond on. it was the best thing in this room, kieran nicknamed it beyonces ring.
Every evening was spent sitting on a roof top terrace eating dinner and having a couple drinks.
We really enjoyed our time here and are both looking forward to exploring more of ...

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This B&B, located in the Atasehir area of Istanbul, is near Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), The Bosphorus Bridge, Beylerbeyi Palace, and Museum of Calligraphy.
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