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TravelPod Member ReviewsMarmara Guesthouse Istanbul
Marmara Guesthouse is in a perfect location to enjoy the old city of Istanbul. It is quiet and comfortable with a lovely view over the Bosphorus. This family run guesthouse offers help with local tours as well as arranging trips throughout the countryside. Very good choice
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... better preserved here than in Italy. When the churches were converted into mosques the art was covered up due to the banning of art depicting people in Islam. However Muslims regard Jesus as an important prophet, so great care was taken with his images. We headed back into the Sultanahmet neighborhood for lunch near the spice bazaar. We had a delicious lunch up on the 5th floor balcony overlooking the Eminonu ...
... Sultans until early in the 20th century when the dynasties came to an end. It was rather like entering the Forbidden City in Beijing - the same feeling of the general public getting a chance to see just how wealthy the ruling families were and how all the Royal families supported or wanted to gain favour with each other. We also explored the Harem - absolutely beautiful examples of blue mosaics. After that we stepped into ...
... then handed to us. When we were told afterwards that we had to pay for the wine we said that we never asked for the wine but that it was simply given to us. When the manager asked the waiter what the situation was, the waiter lied and said that I had specifically asked for it and that I should pay for it. The is upsetting off the bat, salt was really rubbed into the wounds when they told us that the wine was 120 Lira, which is equivalent to 60 dollars! It ...
... as if. Having never been in a mosque before, I felt a little self-conscious as the Imam began the sung prayer - so I just closed my eyes. Having never heard Muslim prayers before, other than the distorted ones through the loudspeakers on the minarets of every mosque, I was at first surprised and then astounded by the beauty of what I heard. I did not hear the words, which I couldn't understand anyway, but only the ephemeral intonations of the soul - ...
... to check out the neighborhoods. In Emigran, where the land meets the water is like a cement boardwalk, full of fishermen and kids swimming - jumping and diving from the land into the water. There was a lovely park on the other side of the road as well full of picnicers hanging, grilling on portable grills or on dug out spots in the ground and generally having a good time. This neighborhood seems to be a little more upscale than the neighborhoods ...