No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
Photos of Lamp Hotel
TripAdvisor Reviews Lamp Hotel Istanbul
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... calming and peaceful effect for me.
We had not realised the Istanbul marathon was on during our second day in Istanbul, so we were unsure with road closures if we would be able to get around town that day, but by the time we left the hotel the marathon seemed to be mostly over and it was no issue.
We walked down towards the golden horn (the passage of water separating old and new Istanbul) via the Spice Bazaar, where even with our slightly congested noses, the ...
... wives and mother would choose his girlfriends. If a favorite gave birth, she was basically treated like one of his wives because her child could be the next sultan.
We worked out a little trick that we would hang back when a tour group caught up with us and often there would be a quiet time with only a few other people in the room. That made it a lot more fun looking around. It was definitely interesting to see how people lived as part of the Ottoman ...
Today we finish the first leg of our holiday and we say cheerio to our fellow travellers. We were lucky to have a wonderful mix of people to share eight days with. The Grand Bazar is our last stop to spend whatever Turkish Lire we have left. We enjoyed our last dinner together and were entertained by the guy selling famous Turkish ice which is ...
... so they display quite a lot of hugs with other men. To my English eyes, this all looks a little, er, well… gay. Quite weird in a muslim country!
From the bus we saw the Valens aqueduct. It was built when the city was still a part of the eastern Roman empire to bring water from the Belgrad forest some 19 miles to the north right in to the heart of the city. The water was deposited in the Basilica Cisterna - a vast man made ...
... 8211; a very elaborate and traditional Indian wedding, her saris, and her children and family. She spoke of the particular god of her family, the coming-of-age ceremony of her son, the traditional Indian dance classes of her daughter. She showed me pictures of the various religious festivals they had celebrated – including Christmas. She seemed the embodiment of modern India, combining both the old and new. A poem that Martin shared at ...