Marmara Guesthouse

Akbiyik Cad. Terbiyik Sok. No:15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, 34400, Turkey | 2 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Istanbul

Life Is One Big Empty Canvas.....

A travel blog entry by marybc

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Life Is A Big Empty Canvas.....Splash As Much Colour On It As You Can!!

Reflections on Turkey.

Why are my feelings mixed when I reflect on Turkey? Part of me, a big part of me, wanted to rekindle the memories I have from 42 years ago....when I was so young and impressionable. Now, even with the wisdom of age (?) the little girl in …

Istanbul Still a Puzzling Place

A travel blog entry by marybc

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Forty two years ago Shane and I left Istanbul with a bag of puzzle rings a box of meerschaum pipes and a couple of quite 'interesting' embroidered goat fur coats. Today we spent a lot of time in the Grand Bazar and found one place selling puzzle rings (a lot of people puzzled when I asked them about the rings), one stall in the antiques area …

Chapter II: Memorable Experiences

A travel blog entry by mdaa

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The first memorable experience I had when we ventured out into the Old Town was hearing the call to prayer, or ezan, echoing loudly through the streets. Five times a day, when a worship service is about to begin at one of the mosques, a muezzin (chanter) performs the call to prayer over a P.A. system. The speakers are attached to the minarets of …

Chapter I: Amazing Sites

A travel blog entry by mdaa

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One of the biggest draws in Istanbul is the huge and elaborate mosques. There are minarets everywhere you look, towering above buildings, leading your eyes to yet another giant mosque. The largest and most famous of these mosques is the Hagia Sophia (Hagia is pronounced "eye-a"), meaning “Divine Wisdom.” This enormous mosque actually …

Introduction to Istanbul

A travel blog entry by mdaa

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Intro to my intro:

Since there is too much about Istanbul to possibly write about, I am going to split this city up into three blog entries. This one is just sort of my introduction to the city. The next two are going to be about specific sights we saw and experiences we had.

Intro:

Istanbul is one of the most …

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Location

This 2 star hotel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Cooking Alaturka, Sirkeci Station, Yedikule (Castle of the Seven Towers), and Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque.
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