Dongyang Hotel Istanbul

Alemdar Cad No:7, Istanbul, 34400, Turkey | 2 star hostel
Prices starting from $106.00
 

Travel Blogs from Istanbul

It's Istanbul not Constantinople...

A travel blog entry by wendalex

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... the world.

One of the things I love the most about Istanbul is, strangely enough, the regular Muezzin calls from the thousands of mosques around the city. The five times a day calls from the minarets are very atmospheric and really signal that we are somewhere new - somewhere exotic and full of eastern mystery… also, the guys who actually do the calling are very talented vocally. There is something magical about siting drinking Turkish coffee in a ...

Home again, home again, jiggity jog

A travel blog entry by ldhensel

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... for that was the work of another caste. Caste is core to the identity of Indians, determining the sort of work they can do, whom they can marry, and all aspects of how they live. And, of course, there are the gods. Temples, gods and rituals abound, and there are all those stories about the multi-armed, multi-personality gods and goddesses. Do Indians really believe all those stories? Do Christians really believe all those stories of the saints? According ...

Sailing into Istanbul

A travel blog entry by janehudon

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... its large quantities of exquisite İznik tiles, set in a very wide variety of beautiful floral and geometric designs. These tiles exhibit the early use of a tomato-red color that would become characteristic of İznik pottery.

Our next stop was the Basilica Cistern which we had visited before.The Basilica Cistern is the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul. The cistern, located 500 feet (150 m) southwest of the ...

One City Two Continents

A travel blog entry by pam_steve

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... even gave us their personal business cards to e-mail them if we have any questions and told us to contact them if we are ever in their hometown. They were lovely. The Blue Mosque was given its name because of the dominant color in all of the décor. There are 23,000 blue stained glass pieces in the windows each cut by hand. The Mosque was built between 1606-1616 and was commissioned by the Sultan at that time who was only 21 years ...

SMALL FISH IN A BIG TURKEY

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

... hair showing, an old moustachioed guy; all wanted to talk to me, all (maybe) wanted me in their community.
But, I was just passing through ...
I spent the night in Mt. Ilgaz National Park, where steep mountains and towering pine trees dominated the earth. A part of me longed to be with a Turkish family. I hoped little Yamör was enjoying Bayram.

Modern Oddyseus,
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Location

This 2 star hostel, located in the Alemdar area of Istanbul, is near Yerebatan Sarayi (Underground Cistern), Bindirdirek Cistern, Kapah Carsi, and Hippodrome (Atmeydani).
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