Golden Crown Hotel
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... in a very good spot for seeing the many sites. It explored towards the Bosphorus which is the waterway that separates Istanbul. On my walk I found many different places that I could eat at for cheap. I had read about some things that you need to try while you are hear. One was corn on the cob. I tried this near the Galata Bridge. It was terrible, it was chewy and tasted like fish. I took one bite and threw it out. I think tried a chicken kabab which was really good. You ...
... 36 days since we left. We walked over to Karakoy and took the "Tunel" venicular to the top of the hill at Sishane and our hotel. We took another stroll along Iskele Caddesi before turning in.
May 9, 2014
Istanbul in the rain
Moved to Otel Oz Yusuf near Topkapi (23rd Gate) (near airport metro connection)
45 Euro ($61.40) Double, including breakfast
Our last day in Turkey, it rained all ...
... so many fallen from both sides. The sites for the 25th April commemorations are being prepared. Seating for thousands, both at Anzac Cove and at Lone Pine on top of the ridge line. The "Lone Pine" pine tree still stands, having escaped the bush fires of 1994. A seed was taken back to Aus. in 1915, grew to a tree and a seed was sent back to be planted on Lone Pine ridge in 1990. We travelled up to Suvla Bay, then down to the southern end of ...
... any Bulgarian currency but they definitely didn’t deserve a dime. After several 'no’ attempts a local Bulgarian woman started hassling them for bugging us. She waved her hand towards us as a sign for us to keep walking; she had everything under control. This first experience gave us the impression that the Bulgarian people were generally friendly and helpful (putting the two street hustlers aside), but over the next few days, we were ...
... our meal. It tastes similar to earl grey tea but very get strong. It is a tea which requires sugar. Istanbul is an enormous city, with apparently a population of 22 million - which is the population of the whole of Australia in this one city! It's insane, one day there was a public holiday so many Turkish people had days off work and as a result the city was ridiculously packed so we avoided the streets all day. The religion of turkey is Muslim and they have religious ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet