ARN Aruna Hotel
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... airports is the opportunity to observe locals at their most stressed because, let's face it, airports are always stressful. You can learn about a culture (if you can generalize several million people as such) from this exercise. I'm loving the Turkish people for their overall politeness. Coming out of the baggage claim, I rolled my bag over a man carrying a baby and he just smiled as I apologized profusely. And when I was ...
... his life, and replace it before he dies. The problem with this activity is that my dad never spends money on himself because he puts every ounce of energy he has into providing for those around him. He is now 50 years old, so I’m not sure he’ll be able to make return trips to every one of his future destinations, so instead, I want him to return my rocks and follow in my travel footsteps.
4. Climbing ruins with ...
... Ottoman Sultans from the 15th to 19th centuries. We will also see the impressive collection of priceless jewels, crystal, silver and porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and relics of the prophet Mohammed. (Entrance to the Harem is extra). After lunch we will see the Blue Mosque, built for Sultan Ahmet I, which is a unique piece of architecture with its six minarets and features 20,000 beautiful Iznik tiles. Visit the ancient Hippodrome with Obelisk of Theodosius, Snake ...
... area is the most popular place for ppl to hangout these days. Apart from the main shopping street, there were some bars and restaurants in the allies, very fascinating! Even it was around mid-night but still very packed! The square and the park were the most popular places at the moment, it was approx. 500,000 ppl here to protest last week, I felt most ppl were still here tonight. I was rather impressed by Turkish ppl by their unity power, creativity ...
· They sell the rug for $300
We then went into the silk room, where we saw how they extracted their own silk. They have their own Mulberry trees for their own moths – that produce the eggs / larvae responsible for the silk production. They then put the eggs into hot water and agitate them to get some strands forming and then spin it onto a spool. This has been happening since back in the day when Marco Polo smuggled some eggs back ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
TravelPod Member ReviewsARN Aruna Hotel Istanbul
+5 clean, near to every historical place, 2m walk to the sea
- 1 no restaurant, no view ( just from the top )
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