Asur Hotel

Hoca Pasa Mah Ibni Kemal Cd 32, Istanbul, 34110, Turkey | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $66.00
 

Travel Blogs from Istanbul

Return to Istanbul

A travel blog entry by katherinecle

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... a walk to the Bosphorus cruise with time to take in the Rustem Pasa Mosque. Built in the 16th Century by the Grand Vizier of Suleyman the Magnificent, he did not live long enough to see this beautiful tiled mosque completed. It is covered inside and out with beautiful Iznik tiles. These are the colours and motifs that I think of as traditionally Turkish.

Off to the shore of the Bosphorus where our tour boat awaited us. It wasn't too full and we were ...

Exploring the main sites in Sultanahmet

A travel blog entry by bbordignon

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... off location late in the evening when we encountered 3 men who set up a small table under a tree in a grassed area beside the main road, and were drinking beer and enjoying some food. It seemed like an odd place and time, but Krish struck up a quick conversation with them (neither spoke eachothers' language, mind you) that ended with them offering him an orange as a gesture of friendship and good will. What a great way to end the day!

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Bluffing on Borders & Going Nowhere

A travel blog entry by 2legs2wheels

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... to her desk, armed with my BMW Insurance cover documents, leaving out the page that highlighted it was only for Europe and excluded Turkey! Fortunately, for me, her reticence to move forward only fueled the annoyance of the man behind me in the queue, who being Turkish could communicate far more fluently than I, and this enabled him to relate his growing impatience which resulted in him bullying her into believing that of course my papers were in order because they were from Allianz, ...

A Different Type of Xmas Turkey

A travel blog entry by reyna.jenkyns

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... a side street near the main pedestrian street, Istiklal. Although it looked full, we were guided up three floors to a table with a nice atmosphere for the occasion. Bread, Turkish feta and a bean & veggie meze served as starters. For my main, I ordered a Turkish casserole with chicken, tomato, okra and onions. I also had my first opportunity to try Raki, an anise-flavoured liqueur served with water (similar to the ...

Turkish Negotiations

A travel blog entry by levinson5

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... about the expedition to the Grand Bazaar the next morning. It was really nice. I expected the world's first mall, a covered market of 4000 shops to be a flea market. While there are a lot of trinkets, including about a million evil eyes there are also fine rugs, jewelry and crafts. We were lousy negotiators but we had a great time and bought a backgammon board. As soon as we saw one, I remembered that my dad had had one with the same artistry growing up. ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Gulhane Park, Cagaloglu Hamami, Istanbul Daily City Tours, and Eminonu Pier.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent