Galata Antique Hotel

Mesrutiyet Street No:119 , Istanbul, 34430, Turkey | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $95.00
 

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2 Mosques and 2 Church's

A travel blog entry by erinwarwick

37

... largest mosque in they city and one of the best-known sights of Istanbul. It was built on the order of Sultan Suleymaniye (Suleymaniye the Magnificant). Construction began in 1550 and was finished in 1558 after the Sultan told the architect that if he did not finish he would be killed. The one question I have is that if it is said that it is the largest mosque but is smaller in structure in size then it's older archetype, the Hagia Sophia. The interior is almost a ...

Wandering Byzantine and Ottoman Istanbul

A travel blog entry by brentandglenda

22

... ceramic tiles that decorate the interior. It was absolutely beautiful.

After a rest back at the hotel, Glenda and I took the tram across the Galata Bridge to Karakoy. A ride up the hill in an underground funicular and an easy stroll down a narrow street brought us to Galata Tower. The queue to get into the tower was long, but we decided to join it. About 30 minutes later, we were at the top of the tower, enjoying spectacular sights of Istanbul as dusk ...

Istanbul highlights part 2

A travel blog entry by reenybeeny

7

... all the old mosaics and icons. We had a list of things to find and it became a game like treasures hunt.

It was late afternoon and it got very cold and raining, so we went to sit in a warm restaurant for a while. Left mum in the warmth while we ran through the rain to the Blue Mosque, but it was prayer time so we couldn't go in.

Walked back down the hill, grabbed ...

Istanbul: Brilliance of Ramadan and Iftar

A travel blog entry by chiapoe

25

... comfortable with my bearings, at least as far as connecting from the airport to anywhere south of the Golden Horn. Once on JFK Caddesi (street), which wraps around Istanbul along the sea, I remembered exactly where I was and was able to navigate the cabbie towards my hotel in Sultanahmet. Second time in two days that I felt very comfortable in a major world city that was not my own; I was proud of my geographical ...

Istanbul

A travel blog entry by betsybond

16

Last night in a tent for a few nights. We landed in Istanbul and took a quick exit out of Calypso our big blue home and moved our packs to the sidewalk then loading up to walk to the hotel just up the hill. We think the big blue Calypso caused a commotion on the street - as a lady right next to us rear ended a car - we were motified as little kids came piling out of the car from the back seat, the trunk but with only ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Sisli area of Istanbul, is near Galata Tower, The Bosphorus, St Anthony of Padua, and Divan Literature Museum (Divan Edebiyati Muzesi).
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