Arena Hotel

Kucukayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu Ucler Hamami Sok. D:13-15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, 34400, Turkey | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $94.00

Travel Blogs from Istanbul

Another brilliant day in Istanbul

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane


... I feel so happy to have seen it again.

Today, I decided to take a nose tour (self guided) which resulted in me wandering west of the Blue Mosque and around Sultanamet district. I bought a kilo bag of cherries and at lunch in a park there.

A siesta was the next part of the day and a much needed one it was too.

Later on in the afternoon, I took a walk up to the Palace and then the ...

The Road to Dubrovnik

A travel blog entry by niftymarsie


... rest before jumping on a bus to the Kobona for dinner. A platter of lamb, veal, potatoes and grilled vegies is shared. Barry has asked the management permission to open a bottle of cab sav .... they charge us 72 kuna for the privilege but not to worry! Enjoyed the experience ..... Nev could not get enough of the seasoned potatoes and now has a slight pain in the belly! Our time in Croatia is now up. Have organised a taxi from Dubrovnik to Podgorica, Montenegro. A large van picks ...

Exploring the main sites in Sultanahmet

A travel blog entry by bbordignon


... the former Hippodrome of Constantinople; the site of horse and chariot races during the heyday of Emperor Constantine, which could host an estimated 100,000 people to watch the events. The location of the former hippodrome is now the Sultan Ahmet Square which is home to the Walled Obelisk, and the Egyptian Obelisk of Theodosius I. Very nice place for a stroll, anytime of the day.

Despite the less than ideal weather ...

Istanbul (Constantinople) by Day

A travel blog entry by keithandialaska


... like the Charge of the Light Brigade except we did not have the comfort of swords in hand to fend off the masses. Like a herd of sheep with border collies yipping at our withers, we were too terrified to disobey and so clenched bags and elbows to our sides, put our heads down pushed and followed. OH MY GOODNESS said Giva when we got to the other side!!! Poor marathon runners losing precious minutes to tourists – I’m sure they were not impressed! After lunch it was ...


A travel blog entry by cartermalloy


... Turkish coffees, Turkish delights, to Turkish music (Carter sat in and played!). Also took a ferry up the Bosphorus Straight, waterway separating Asia and Europe. We must have worn ourselves out because our last afternoon there we laid down for a short nap only to be woken up by the 6am muslim prayers projected from a nearby ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Dervish Dance, Corlulu Ali pasa Medresesi, Sarnic Hotel Turkish Cooking Class, and Egyptian Obelisk.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent