Agva Greenline Guesthouse
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... nearby and walked on.
The other impressive mosque we visited was the Suleymaniye Mosque, which looks across the Bospherous to Galata Tower.This mosque dates back to 1550-1557 and is very impressive. There are so many other mosques that equal and even surpass the more famous Blue Mosque.
We have kept up a very steady pace and covered a lot of territory these past few days. It has been great.
... was sketchy and best to go in daylight hours. The mosque is perched on a roadside hill next to the Roman aqueduct. There is a lot of restoration work going on in the city and unfortunately this was one of the sites closed off to the public while work goes on
On route to the next church was ...
... We headed for an after dinner drink on the terrace where we quickly launched into political conversation....a tip for all; jet lag, Martinis, and politics, don't compliment each other! Off to bed and ready to wake up to a fresh start to Turkey we went! Jackie - tell Grandma Mona, my mom can't stop talking about her and wishes she was here so bad to experience Turkey with her ...
... in the air…). We were invited to try Iranian Saffron, caviar, Pistachio lokums, delicious cherries and apricots. We then went to visit the roman aqueducts in the west of the city, and had a nice… guess what… Kebab ! for lunch (maybe our 1001st kebab of our trip !... we should have called our blog "the 1001 kebabs"). We then wandered around the streets which looked much more real to our eyes, and then ended up to ...
... The action was almost too fast to follow, despite the multitude speaking numerous languages and headed to every continent. We were not as impressed with Turkish Air, however. We had Business class seats, but the service was definitely Economy Class. A far cry from the outstanding Jet Airways Economy Class service. It's easy to see why the legacy (state-run?) airlines are in trouble from the startups. We arrived in Turkey ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking