Local House Room

Address: Kuloglu Mah. Kocaaga Sok. Tayfun Ap., Istanbul, 34440, Turkey | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Beyoglu area of Istanbul, is near Taksim Square, Ihlara Valley, Bagdat Street (Bagdat caddesi), and Mihrimah Sultan Mosque.
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Travel Blogs from Istanbul

On board our ship

A travel blog entry by t-king on Apr 19, 2015

8 comments, 2 photos

... jokes, the trouble really started. First checkpoint, two things become obvious- there are remarkably, two Trevor Kings on one ship, and more importantly, Geoff King isn't on any lists. 4 checkpoints, the same process - no, this Trevor, not that one, not John, he has been replaced by Geoff. By the time we get to the ship, we spend some time waiting while they sort out this mystery. Still, to give the Italians credit, they are fairly relaxed about the whole thing, ...


A travel blog entry by alyssamyc on Oct 15, 2014

10 photos

6 nights in Istanbul. We arrived in the evening of the 15th in the outskirts of Istanbul. We were under the impression that the bus would stop near the centre, but that was not the case at all. No one seemed to speak English as the sun was setting and we could not find an ATM to pay for a metro ticket. Finally in the depths of this makeshift bazaar we found a bank machine and hopped onto the super efficient metro to Sultanahmet. Istanbul is such a beautiful ...

Once Constatinople

A travel blog entry by tb1954 on Sep 18, 2014

15 photos

... is supported by four pillars fondly called "elephant feet" and are 5 metres in diameter.
It can hold 10,000 people there to pray.
there ate three levels divided in to areas for men then women and then women with young children.
it was an interesting visit but again you are left wondering about the great religion divide and what makes people behave the way they do?

We left the mosque and headed to the Grand Bazaar. In the Bazaar there ...

I love this city

A travel blog entry by ldschaub on Jun 03, 2014

1 comment, 19 photos

... hard boiled eggs, cold cuts, cheese, yogurt, bread, tea and coffee. Then we headed up a hill and within about a quarter mile we were in the hippodrome square. The square was filled with tour group, people selling tours and travel guides and carts filled with either baked goods that resembled bagels or grilling ears of corn and hazelnuts. Along the edges of the square were places to eat and shop and right in the center was a giant obelisk and ...

Istanbul, Turkey

A travel blog entry by brinndalton on Apr 15, 2014

44 photos

... another from 2013 regarding a move to "Islamise" the government

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/europe/20 13/08/201387174852244509.html

On a final note, with so much negative imagery that seems present in the West regarding Muslims, Turkey doesn't fit this radical/need-to-fear model. Turks are self-proclaimed to be quite devout in their worship of Islams, ...

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