Germir Palas Hotel

Cumhuriyet Caddesi No 7, Istanbul, 80090, Turkey | 4 star hotel
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Visiting the Blue Mosque on Holy Day

A travel blog entry by abarnes

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Since Friday is a Holy Day, we were not able to tour the Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque) until after the noon prayer. Some people thought that women were not allowed to pray inside the mosques with the men, but this is not true. The women were allowed in a certain section of the mosque, away from the men. As we were waiting to …

A City of Two Continents

A travel blog entry by abarnes

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Once we landed and got off the plane, we faced a long line to purchase our 90-day entry visas, which is the minimum. I believe it was $20 USD, and they did not accept credit or debit cards. Then we proceeded to passport control and were soon on our way to meet our tour guide, Nazim, who was waiting near the baggage claim and airport exit.

It's Istanbul not Constantinople...

A travel blog entry by wendalex

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... really takes your breath away. During a restoration - one that seems to be permanent, the archeological team have uncovered many of the original mosaics. There is of course a tension between revealing the original and artwork and leaving it in its current decorative state- the Islamic art inside the building is equally beautiful and equally worthy of being restored/ saved. How the future pans out for the hagia Sofia is a metaphor for the tensions between Islam and the ...

Istanbul - my favorite place!

A travel blog entry by ojaff

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Today we took a ferry ride to Eskudar. Our friends, Genc and Nilgun, have relatives who live in an refurbished Ottoman house overlooking the Bosphorus and the European side of Istanbul. The owner, Hikmet, is a famous artist and teaches an ancient forgotten technique of marble art. These ...

Examining Simple Products In Best iPad Apps

A travel blog entry by bath2fine

The Zinio app is among the finest iPad apps available empowering the Apple iPad to eventually become the perfect medium for Zinio digital novels and magazines. In 2004, I produced a change to receive my mag subscriptions digitally instead of through the post or bought in a nearby bookstore using a business called Zinio. Zinio supplies digital products and services that empower folks to discover released content from around ...

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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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