Golden Park Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGolden Park Hotel Istanbul
Still ok but was a little cramped with no views. Didn't like being told I couldn't use the terrace on an afternoon there because the owner was there with some friends......
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... already many busses crammed full of package tourists at the site. Being deterred by the masses we decided to leave and come back the next day. We were at the South Gate just after opening time at 06:00 and were the only people here for about 40 minutes, enjoying this spectacular place alone and taking some nice photos. Hundreds of tourist busses started pouring in at about 7am.
From Pamukale we went to Selcuk to vist the ancient Greek city of Ephesus recognized ...
... a walk to the Bosphorus cruise with time to take in the Rustem Pasa Mosque. Built in the 16th Century by the Grand Vizier of Suleyman the Magnificent, he did not live long enough to see this beautiful tiled mosque completed. It is covered inside and out with beautiful Iznik tiles. These are the colours and motifs that I think of as traditionally Turkish.
Off to the shore of the Bosphorus where our tour boat awaited us. It wasn't too full and we were ...
... were warm Kenny and I headed towards the door to check out the crowd and see how many people were coming to watch us. We saw a huge crowd! Butterflies were setting in! We walked into the freezing sanctuary to our eager audience and Dr. Ryder gave us our first breath que. we sang our American Spirituals and the crowd seemed to throughly enjoy them! Despite being very cold, we also had trouble hearing each other due to the acoustics of the church. Tim and Sam sang beautiful ...
... to Shanghai); almost 14 million people live here in an area smaller than that of the Metropolitan Kansas City area.
Istanbul, even with grand mosques, does not feel Muslim like cities on the Arabian Peninsula do. The city feels, instead, secular/cosmopolitan with designer shops habituated by camera toting tourists like myself fending off pleading beggars just outside the doors. Fashionable young couples stroll hand in hand, occasionally ...
... to peak hour!) we noticed there were stray cats sitting on the rocks that edge the ocean. The fishermen must feed them and they just hang out there until dinner time. - I lost my friends in the Grand Bazaar (a surprisingly easily thing to do) and had a moment of feeling completely like a fish out of water - my pale skin doesn't help. BUT I still managed to haggle down the price of my purchases, navigate the city and explore the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sofia (I got to wear ...