Golden Age I

Topcu Cad. No:10, Istanbul, Turkey | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located in the Sariyer area of Istanbul, is near Saint Saviour in Chora, Golden Horn, Sadberk Hanim Museum, and Hidiv Kasri.
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2.50 of 5 stars Fair
 

Travel Blogs from Istanbul

West to East

A travel blog entry by anavela on Jun 15, 2014

1 comment, 3 photos

... have never traveled in business class but I am sure I will soon. Nevertheless, I enjoy flying no matter where I am sitting. This is time to relax, eat, drink, watch movies, sleep and get to know interesting people. Normally, when I do something in repeated occasions, I get use to it and the excitement of the first time is gone. This doesn't happen when I travel, probably because this is my biggest passion and favorite hobby, even if I have to be in an economy seat for 10 ...

Last day in Turkey

A travel blog entry by sandradgillis on May 20, 2014

1 photo

Up early this morning to take a cab to the airport for our 9am flight to Istanbul. We were back at the Side Hotel by 12:00. After settling in we went to get lunch and walk into yet another area that we hadn't explored yet.

So many things we haven't done, here is Istanbul but also in Turkey. Guess will have to add another trip to Turkey to my bucket ...

Exploring the European side of Istanbul

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson on Feb 28, 2014

1 comment, 65 photos

... and the abundance of zebra rock.

- About Italian brothers Gaspare and Giuseppe Fossati who were hired in the mid-1800s to restore the place after many destructive earthquakes.

- The grave of the greedy Venetian Doge Enrico Dandolo, who (blind and at 90 years old!) commanded the ransack and invasion of the city (including all the treasures from the Hagia Sophia) in 1204.

- That Hussan means handsome, and Husain means handsome junior!

- ...

Day 7 - Haghia Sophia and the Blue Mosque

A travel blog entry by thesleepysloth on Nov 19, 2013

18 photos

... were quite nice to look at. About a third of the main hall was taken up by restoration scaffolding which rather detracted from the experience but it was clear that it would have been very impressive back in its hay day.

The Basilica Cistern was next on our to-do list. The underground water collection area was rather beautiful. It was very dark with lighting mostly there to highlight the columns. ...

Istanbul (take two), TURKEY

A travel blog entry by writeofpassage on Sep 15, 2013

5 photos

... and spiritual centre and was needed in the afterlife. The body was then covered and stuffed with natron to dry it out and preserve it. All clothes used in the embalming process are buried with the body. After forty days the body would be washed and covered with oils to keep the skin supple. The organs were wrapped in linen and returned to the body which was then wrapped from head to toe. Amulets and spells from the book of the dead were used to protect the ...