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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Diva's Hotel Istanbul
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... still down as we are moving away. From going through the sea wall on the way in to same place on the way out 25 minutes. A very well oiled machine.
A little lumpy on the way out, but the next quick turn around is only an hour away.
To cut a long story shorter, we made several stops through the night, with the public address system waking everybody up, so that no passengers who needed to get off missed out.
Arrived in Mitilini about 9 ...
... this is a highly entrepreneurial environment with restaurants and small markets on every block, but what is a bid odd is that they all sell the same thing. It's nearly identical menu at the restaurants we pass, all the same items in the markets, though some are more fresh produce, and the trinkets and gift shops have more in common than differences. Then there are the rugs. I need to learn more about this, they are large, expensive, and take immense amounts ...
Some impressions of Istanbul - a sprawling city of 15 million or so people straddling Asia and Europe on both sides of the Bosphorus. There are almost a thousand mosques in this city, from little local ones to the magnificent Suleiman Mosque and Blue Mosque, the only one built with 6 minarets. The call to prayer rings ...
... pay the man because he was frustratingly manipulative, forceful and insistent, but the Turkish man pulled out the “oh, but my babies! I have so many babies at home” line.
We climbed a section of the ancient Walls of Constantinople which run around the city. It gave us the right elevation for an excellent view, and the climb was very narrow, precarious and fun (actually, I don’t think Cameron and Graham thought it was the latter)! The boys ...
We began the day with breakfast at our hotel. It was a very nice breakfast, consisting of such things as fresh bread, scrambled eggs, some Turkish pastry dish, and various kinds of salads or other fresh fruit/vegetables. Having finished breakfast, we boarded the bus and travelled about 15 minutes to the Blue Masque. Rather than enter through the front entrance like most people, Oscar brought us to a side entrance, allowing for us to get in without much visitor traffic. ...