Elite World Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsElite World Hotel Istanbul
Our booking agent chose this hotel for us. We prefer to be where the action is so we wouldn't normally stay in a hotel this far away.
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... tourist visa. That would have been helpful BEFORE I got in that stupid line! After kindly asking to be let back into the line near the front, a very nice man let me step in. 20-30 minutes again in line and I get the pass!
I made the decision to try the whole exchange money thing as opposed to withdrawing from an ATM. I brought along some Euros so I didn't have to use ALL my USD savings. I have not done the math as to how much I got screwed over, but I ...
... Inside the mosque the scene was much less chaotic than the Blue Mosque. Not only were there fewer people, but the mosque itself has a much more serene feeling. The colors and architecture are just more tranquil. I didn't feel the need to just go around and see everything and then get out like I did at the other tourist attractions. We were able to just enjoy it.
Eventually we headed back out to find the Spice Market. Here's where the day goes a little sideways. We ...
... still one pack pack and bag each.....time for some shopping!!!!!!! There are 4000 shops in the bazaar. That should keep us busy for a while. We enjoyed sitting with a tea as a fellow tried to sell us a Turkish carpet, tasting the most Devine Turkish delight and Richard bought some,endless jewellery, ceramic and land shops. After that it was time for dinner. We found a little restaurant sat above the road on a deck and enjoyed the suggested meal of lamb and vegetable casserole and a ...
... the aroma of a apple Turgile wafts by, the oddly discordant yet wonderful call echoing across the city squares…
The Grand Bazaar is a must see - and yes it is one of the worlds biggest tourist traps. We have been stung here - but I am going back and will get me a genuine bargain!! Hundreds of alleyways line the Grand Bazaar all full of little shops selling scarfs, Turkish Delight, carpet, oil lamps, pottery, daggers and other Turkish paraphernalia. ...
We went to the train station first up this morning and booked a train to Burchest in Romania. There is only one train that leaves each day and it leaves at ten at night. The train does not arrive at its destination until six O'clock tomorrow evening and the worst part is that our travelling won't be over then as we still have another two hour long train ride before we arrive in Borsov in Transylvania. In total it will be something like twenty eight hours of non stop ...