Akar International Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... off for renovations; fortunately, however, these have mostly been completed and the museum has been open in its full glory since earlier this year (well, almost full glory ... the Classical section was still closed off. Go figure :) ). After alighting from the Metro and getting my bearings in the city, I started off on the largely uphill trek to the museum, which is housed in a historic caravanserai building on the slope of the hill leading up to the medieval castle. On ...
... Ancient Roman Temple of Augustus right next to it. The temple is one of the oldest Roman ruins in the world, so I definitely had to see it. The mosque has kind of been incorporated into the temple ruins its quite cool. The mosque was really pretty, the grounds were in the process of restoration and the work they had done so far was amazing. And the view of the city from there was amazing too. ...
... as we entered the city and we finally reached the hotel where we would leave our luggage while we went to the Grand Bazaar at about 2.20pm. We would leave our travel mates at the bazaar as they are to spend the night in Istanbul before continuing their journeys or going back to their homes. All agreed it was a great trip and we had all become friends. We took the tram to the bazaar and walked around there for a little ...
... the Visa queue is a good 30 people long, and the passport control had hundreds of people in it already. It was now 8.40pm. I try and say to him my flight leaves soon, frantically pointing to my boarding pass, but he doesnt give a **** and just tells me the same thing. Its 8.45pm. Guess what, I start to cry. I just panicked that I wouldn't get it and would have to stay in Istanbul . A woman near me (I really should have got her name, without her I'd still be in ...
... as well as reforming education (he wanted girls to go to school- he had a quote about Turkish women needing to be just as smart and well educated as the men to be good citizens RIGHT ON), He changed the Turkish alphabet from an Arabic alphabet to a Latin one. He's like the George Washington of Turkey only cooler and if you say something bad about him you can get arrested. (This same arrest rule does not apply to current administrations- ...