The Green Park Taksim

Abdulhak Hamit Cad. No:50, Istanbul, 80090, Turkey | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $107.00
 

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Bahrain to Istanbul

A travel blog entry by adventurous_26

Took the 10.30 a.m. flight from Bahrain to Istanbul. Reached Istanbul at 1.30p.m. Istanbul reminds me of a very European set up despite being a muslim country. My impression of Istanbul has totally changed as what I expected from a muslim country was not what I saw in Istanbul. After my arrival, I went to visit Tokapi Palace Museum, a place where …

We’ve come to Constantinople

A travel blog entry by ginapeach

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... to get onboard meant we were clapped when we arrived…

Istanbul is such a varied city, that it is impossible to see everything it offers in just one day. I think it will be added to the ‘need to go back to list’.

Fun fact:
The Topkapi Palace (i.e. where the Sultan’s Harem lived) kitchens once employed over 1000 servants who worked around the clock to serve the 5000 residents that lived in the ...

Day two

A travel blog entry by leonajim

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... In the end, the sultan solved the problem by sending his architect to Mecca to add a seventh minaret.

The mosque is 64 x 72 meters; the dome is 43 meters high. The construction of the mosque was not as daring as its neighbour Aya Sofya: four huge 'elephant's feet' pillars hold up the dome, a less elegant but sturdier solution to the problem of support.

It gets its name "Blue Mosque" from the tens of thousands of beautiful blue, green and ...

Shopping & Walking

A travel blog entry by itchy-feet-bc

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Visits to the Grand Bazaar and Spice Market were the order of the day. Tomorrow apparently the bazaar is closed for a holiday of some sort. Lots of walking up and down hills which seems to be the norm for Istanbul. We stopped by our local 4 PM "Tea ...

Day 15 - Guided tour

A travel blog entry by basbraham02

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... were lots of pictures of Jesus and Mary and other famous people from the bible. I found it incredible how these people form hundreds of years ago could make these pictures that looked like paintings, but really they were made out of miniature mosaics. Amazing. After that visit we went and had another very delicious Turkish lunch at a restaurant. I had a beautiful lamb and tomato and capsicum and yogurt dish - it was the guide's recommendation. I ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the Beyoglu area of Istanbul, is near Istiklal Street, Galata Bridge, Troy (Truva), and Gallipoli (Gelibolu) Peninsula National Historic Park.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good