Med Cezir Hotel
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... declared its independence, Constantinople became Istanbul, and the structure became the museum it is today, where artifacts and architectural elements tell the story of this varied past.
After our visit to Hagia Sophia we take a walk through the underground cisterns built to store water for the city. Again an amazing place that has been used for a lot of movies.
Lunch was in an local restaurant - and out first taste of authentic Turkish food.
A short walk to the ...
This morning after a great night's sleep, we were all feeling much better. Following breakfast on the rooftop terrace of the hotel, we headed for New District via tram and the Tunel (a funicular) that took us up a steep hill. Janet and Ron went to Easter Sunday mass at St. Anthony's while the rest of just wandered and looked. Once, we were back together we headed towards Taksim Square stopping along the way for lunch. Taksim Square was busy with people. You could see ...
... wrap each, I got a coffee and Darren got an apple tea. We watched some very cute almost newborn kittens playing in the grass next to us, then when mummy cat came home, they all had a feed then went off for a sleep. So cute! With our drinks, we got a little Lokum, or Turkish Delight, on the side (like some places at home put biscuits) and they were absolutely delicious! It was like nothing I've ever tasted! It was so much better than any type of Turkish Delight I've ...
I just about think that this city is more insane than Bangkok. Arrive and shuttled to our home .. Wow impressed Sheraton! Not able to check in so gabbed a cab to Gand bazaar... One insane market place!! I can't believe how much **** the world sells!!, who needs this.. Who buys this! At least 4million people visit grand bazaar every year, we visit but not buy. Traffic is bazaar.. Everyone toots and just drives where they see a gap, seatbelt a must Tired good ...
... PS1, was some photos of the architecture competition around the warm up area outside of PS1.
From there, we walked down to the boat dock at Kabatas to get on the Bosporus Tour, a hop on hop off boat that brings you to 5 different ports up the Bosporus Straight on both the European and Asian side of Istanbul. The cruise stopped in the neighborhoods of Besiktas, Emigran, Kucuksu and Beylerbeyi and cruises along at a pace allowing those ...
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service