Grand Hotel Gulsoy
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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... the streets of the Taxim Square and then made my way wandering down to the water front. Unsure what I wanted to do with my day I figured with the weather it might be a nice way to start my time in Istanbul on a boat tour of the Bosphorus. Being a bit sentimental and already sort of missing Asia, I decided taking a boat that bounces you between the Asian and European boarders four times was a great idea. I think it is so neat that a city can be part of ...
... which had four statues of horses in gilded copper on top, stood at the northern end; and the Sphendone (curved tribune of the U-shaped structure, the lower part of which still survives) stood at the southern end. These four gilded horses, now called the Horses of Saint Mark, whose exact Greek or Roman ancestry has never been determined, were looted during the Fourth Crusade in 1204 and installed on the façade of St Mark's Basilica in Venice. The track was lined with other ...
Headed off for some late breakfast after spending most of the morning packing our things! :( on the plus side we got to sample some traditional Turkish pastries with cheese. First we went to Topkapi Palace, the home of the sultans of the Ottoman Empire. The palace was stunning especially the back parts where there were views of the city and the Bosphorus. After wandering around and marvelling at all the sparkly jewellery and medals in the treasury that had been presented by ...
... outdoors amphitheater. This was an amazing experience. We sang our Turkish folk songs, which many Turks know, which attracted a great audience. Many people were singing along with us which is something I have never encountered. It was an amazing experience to sing and make people smile. We sang Uskudar, Entarisi Ala Benziyor, Yerakina, and I Got A Robe. Uskudar and Entarisi are the most popular among the Turkish ...
... that came from the row of adjoining cafes below the bridge. So much colour, so much noise and again, it reminded us of India. In the distance, the minarets of the different mosques, hazy in the dimming light.
The following day, we decided to ask the Tourist Office about the motorway toll system as much though we love the place, we don't want to be fined on leaving. The Tourist Office was lacking! We headed towards the Grand Bazaar and ...