Germir Palas Hotel Istanbul

Cumhuriyet Caddesi No 7, Istanbul, 80090, Turkey | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $90.00
 

Travel Blogs from Istanbul

2 Mosques and 2 Church's

A travel blog entry by erinwarwick

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... were whitewashed over and remained hidden from daylight until the later 1940s when they were rediscovered and restored. The Curch of St. George - this is the principal Greek Orthodox cathedral still in use. Since about 1600 it has been the seat of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. It is dedicated to the Christian martyr Saint George and is the site of numerous important services and is where the patriarch will consecrate the chrism (Myron) on Holy and ...

Last Word from Istanbul

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... our memory and if we had really been here before. We are sure we were in the harem last time. But what we were seeing did not bring back memories. Seeing the harem now seemed new to us.

Along the way, they have signs describing the duties of the Eunuchs, the roll of the Queen Mother, and how the wives of the sultans who bore him children rose to a special status in the hierarchy and wielded considerable influence and ...

Gallipoli

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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We had three factors working for us yesterday - it was Sunday, the tourist season has not started yet, and it was Election Day in Turkey. Hence we only saw three midi buses and a handful of other tourists (locals) in the whole day. So we had the peninsula to ourselves. Even the grand information centres were closed. We tracked up the coast towards Anzac Cove, and the first sign was to Shell Green, up a steep rutted 4WD track. So we went. However ...

The End of the Balkans

A travel blog entry by nigel.terrea

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We caught an overnight "sleeper" train from Belgrade to Sofia, Bulgaria and ended up in a room that had 3 bunks stacked on one side and 1 on the other which we shared with two Finnish guys (who thankfully didn't snore). We knew going into it that it might be a rough sleep partially because we had to go through passport control halfway through the night. In addition, the small bunks we were given were definitely NOT made for people 6 feet tall or more!! ...

Wonderful Istanbul

A travel blog entry by anne.morley.12

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... Same could fit inside the main mosque area and the Statue of Liberty could stand up in it.
I was blown away by this place!!

Underground Cistern - the old water storage for the city with some interesting columns holding it all. Now the only water that comes into the system is via seepage from above. It has fish swimming in it. We also had our photos taken dressed up as Brents harem, Noel was having a Nana nap outside in one of the lovely green spaces scattered ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the Halaskargazi area of Istanbul, is near Istiklal Street, Galata Bridge, Byzas Tours, and Bebek.
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