Artefes Hotel Istanbul

Kucuk Ayasofya Cad. Cayiroglu Sok. No:25 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, 34400, Turkey | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $92.00

Travel Blogs from Istanbul

Return to Istanbul

A travel blog entry by katherinecle


... for three of our eight weeks.

The Metro and Tram were as busy as we remembered from the last time but we knew where we were going this time. We settled in and went for a walk nearby for dinner at a very good 'cheap and cheerful' restaurant called the Meat House. Very good lamb and chicken shish!

The next day we headed into the New District. We didn't realize that it was the anniversary of last year's Geza Park protests in Taksim Square where ...

Exploring the main sites in Sultanahmet

A travel blog entry by bbordignon


... in our 3rd queue of the day to enter the Hagia Sophia, another must see while in Istanbul. The Hagia Sofia was originally a church, then converted to a mosque, and is now a museum. It has been damaged, altered, repaired and restored several times throughout history. This is truly a unique place because of it's use as both a church and mosque (at different times through history, of course), and evidence of both are still intact ...

Istanbul (Constantinople) by Day

A travel blog entry by keithandialaska


... Many of the shops were closed being a Sunday and enroute I had spied a Baklava shop, so the Ossie group agreed that Baklava and coffee was what was needed to lift our spirits after the hard sell of the carpet man – there was obviously something wrong with all of us not wanting a carpet that would last hundreds of years! We attracted lots of business for the baklava man – once we went into his shop, others from the tour thought it was a great idea and all crowded ...


A travel blog entry by hornygarlick


... the Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar and Spice Market. We visited our guides cousins store (always family connections!) he offered to try many different Turkish delights the real stuff is so much nicer some with pistachios and nougat. We bought some fresh pistachios, almonds, apricots and dates...very good! Our guide Camil took us to the best kebab shop for lunch. We ...

Bluffing on Borders & Going Nowhere

A travel blog entry by 2legs2wheels


... which is a beautiful city, I attracted a small crowd which led to a number of garbled conversations about me and my bike, which also included my first request from a 5yr old boy to sit on my bike, which I duly fulfilled.

I set off again and noted that the road signs were both in Cyrillic and English. This was my first taste of what I am sure awaits me in the Caucuses and the Stans and it was unnerving because without the English translation I would have surely got ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Dervish Dance, Corlulu Ali pasa Medresesi, Mosaic Museum, and Sarnic Hotel Turkish Cooking Class.
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