Ararat Hotel

Torun Sok. No:3 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, 34400, Turkey | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Istanbul

Istanbul - For the First Time

A travel blog entry by aopaq


At midnight I left my hotel for Manas International Airport in Bishkek, to await my 3:20 am flight to Istanbul. Why Turkish Airlines has such ungodly flight times, I can't understand. Nevertheless, given my visa rejection, I had little other choice. Little did I realize that the visa rejection and extra $750 was going to be so physically ******* me …

Palace, spice market and roof top dessert

A travel blog entry by belinda-ben


... came away with a couple each. We walked to the New Mosque and had a look around inside before moving onto the spice market. The Spice Market was really cool, it was so busy and Turkish Delight was so cheap. As you walk along the bridge to cross into the new town, they have a lot of people fishing off the side of the bridge, at each end they have a lot of people selling fish ...

Saturday is Admin Day - ZZZZZZZZ

A travel blog entry by gibbslocates


... down to the port and very exciting it was. So we know where to go and are looking forward to it. I may even get a haircut tomorrow. Time permitting.

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Lloyd & Grant

Gallipoli to Istanbul - the rest of the story

A travel blog entry by laceys.log


Day 10

Wheels rolling today at 0715 and a short drive to the harbour where we caught a small roll on – roll off ferry, Before leaving we could see the Turkish mine-laying ship which was responsible for their victory on 18 March 1915, that's their equivalent to ANZAC day – the Brits had reported the strait was clear a few days earlier and…….they were wrong! And we could see Kilitbeher Castle, built around the ...

First Night in Istanbul

A travel blog entry by zach.fang


... and coins I had $22, which was clutch because the only ATM available before customs was conveniently broken. I figured out where my hostel was and arrived there around 3.

Upon arrival I was tired and disgusting and wanted nothing more than to shower and sleep, but a man named Barry insisted I take a tour of the hostel. The rooftop bar overlooked the Bosphorus on one side an the Blue Mosque on the other. Absolutely gorgeous. I ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camii), Ibrahim Pasa Palace (Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts), and Mosaic Museum.
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