Rast Hotel

Address: Binbirdirek Mah. Klodfarer Cad. No:4 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, 34122, Turkey | 3 star hotel
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Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Cemberlitas Hamami, Tarihi Galatasaray Hamami, The Pudding Shop, and Constantine Column.
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    The Two Sides of Istanbul

    A travel blog entry by robin512 on Jul 25, 2014

    7 comments, 44 photos

    Istanbul is a city of nearly 20 million people, originally built on seven hills. Since our visit to Istanbul was for only 3 days, we decided to stay in Sultanamet, the oldest walled part of the city. It has most of the famous historical sites and the most tourists. Our hotel, the Rast, was a small, older boutique hotel with a terrace that provided …

    Istanbul, not Constantinople

    A travel blog entry by karyn512 on Sep 12, 2014

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    A travel blog entry by tuscany05 on Jun 22, 2014

    2 comments, 11 photos

    ... The tall felt camel hat represents a tombstone, the black cloak represents earthly attachments. The white is similar to a shroud Muslims are wrapped in when they die. OK, maybe more than you want to know, but I bet you wondered what was with all the garb! It was a fascinating ceremony. Those guys twirled for a good 30-40 minutes, only stopping briefly and then restarting. Crazy!!! Tomorrow we meet up with our tour group, but before that....a Turkish bath is in the ...

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    ... which was mind boggling! Soo many market spices, fresh fish, veggies and lollies crammed into a building which we spent ages just admiring as we walked around. We then decided to get lost and wander our way back into the heart of town, we walked along street after street filled with market style shops getting an idea of what goods are on offer and their prices, we somehow wound up in the grand bazaar which we were saving until tomorrow, after being dragged into a few shops ...