Faros Hotel Sultanahmet
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TravelPod Member ReviewsFaros Hotel Sultanahmet Istanbul
Initial concerns about where we where going to stay were laid to rest when we walked through the door. The greeting welcome set the scene for what was a great stay experience. The location to the key 'must see' attractions is an added bonus. We will be back
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... tourists, and that brought back memories of China where the children were constantly being photographed. As the prayer service ended, it was time for us girls to cover our heads with shawls to go inside. Mitch got a bit freaked out - feeling like I didn't look like his mother anymore, and had to keep checking under my scarf. Once we got inside, it proved worth the wait as the mosque is very beautiful- almost totally covered in blue Turkish-designed ...
... to play but it's a confusing game and the language barrier did not help. After having 2 weeks of 3 meals a day, I had some fruit for lunch, and after seeing the sheep, I had a chicken kebab for dinner ... And now I'm enjoying just sludging around. The only English channel is the BBC News .... Got sick of the grim reporting pretty quickly .. Watched an an old Australian Story on the iPad through YouTube about Kerry Packer ... The things you do on ...
... along the promenade on the third island, eating chewy ice-cream and then squid for lunch, instead of exercise, was more to our liking.
The Topkapi Palace is one of the must see destinations in Istanbul. It was the residence of the Sultans and their harems for hundreds and hundreds of years prior to the Dombalche Palace being built in the mid 1800’s. Truly wonderful architecture, tiling and mosaics, the grounds are extensive and just beautiful. On display in ...
... were begging from their mother’s laps. Just as I was processing all of this, Sultanāmet erupted in sound with the voice of a man calling worshipers to prayer. I listened in awe to the echo rippling back off the calm waters of the Bosporus, and headed straight for the famous mosque.
I got distracted along the way however by a group of people entering some kind of underground passage. Intrigued, I wandered over and had a peek inside. Whatever it was, they were charging ...
... and then did a little more shopping. Then, we went back to the hotel and waited for the car to take us to the place where we would board the ferry. After about an hour, we arrived in Istanbul. Everybody was glad to be back at the ...