The House Hotel Bosphorus

Salhane Sokak No 1, Istanbul, 34347, Turkey | 4 star hotel
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Turkey ❤️

A travel blog entry by querencia2014

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... and the Turks take football seriously...kind of like Texans. You know I'm talking soccer, right? The Fenner Bache team is huge, we declared them our team. There was singing, chanting, no sitting down...and a brawl of course. Fenner Bache won. Robert will be sporting a jersey around, ask him what he thought! Meanwhile, Regan and I mastered public transportation in Istanbul, a city of about 17 million. We took the metro to the funicular to get to Taksim Square. Shopped up ...

The Program

A travel blog entry by ryder.chris

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... musicians. The meter of the piece is similar to that found in much Turkish folk music. (The time signature is 9/8, but the pulses are divided asymmetrically - 2 2 2 3). As the story goes, when Brubeck heard this rhythm being played by street musicians in Istanbul, he asked them about it and was told (paraphrase) “This rhythm is to us what the blues is to you.” Hence, Blue Rondo ala Turk. This is a piano solo by junior Bennie Ashton. Turkish March for Voices - ...

And then there was ISTANBUL......

A travel blog entry by scwonderwoman

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... Information to direct me to an ATM, and a taxi stand. Especially when your 'winging it',....it's easy to say, hail a cab,...then at your destination, realize that you forgot to get Turkish Lire. NOT GOOD! But, I kept it all together,....got my money,....(figured the exchange rate), then caught a cab.

It was about a 30-40 minute cab ride to the district I'm staying in, which is called the Sultanhemet area. The ride cost ...

Private tour with Ali

A travel blog entry by onighjoy

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... 10th century and having mosaics depicting the lives of Mary and Jesus. Truly amazing that these mosaics still exist 11 centuries later.

For dinner, we wanted to eat at Adana Ocakbasi but when we got there, we learnt it was under renovations. So sad. So instead we found the other restaurant I read about called Tatbak, behind Nisantasi City. It was also delicious but its lamb kebabs were no where near as good. Their Turkish pizza and chicken wings did make up for ...

The wheels on the bus go round & round

A travel blog entry by tredders

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... After breakfast we had decided to catch the Big Red bus that goes around the city, beginning and ending at the Hagia Sofia, a 10 min walk from our Hotel. Their was a line up to get into the Hagia Sofia so we got on the bus. It was nice cruising around, wind in our hair. A Mediterranean cruise ship was in port today so there were a lot of extra people around the water front. Gayle thought it was from the same company that sunk ...

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Location

This 4 star hotel, located on Salhane Sokak No 1, Istanbul, is near Suleymaniye Mosque, Sultanahmet Hamami, Istanbul University, and Fethiye Camii.
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