Grand Oztanik Hotel

Topcu Cad. D:9-11 Taksim, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $108.00

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We’ve come to Constantinople

A travel blog entry by ginapeach


... of the Galata Tower. As this was only about a 20 minute walk from the old town, we decided to walk in from the ship. On the walk we crossed over the Galata Bridge and the section of water that leads to the Golden Horn.

The Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Mosque) is one of the city’s enduring landmarks. Built between 1609 and 1617, it takes its name from the thousands of blue and green Iznik tiles that line the interior walls. As the ...

Day two

A travel blog entry by leonajim


... in there so found a nice place nearby where I gave the coffee a try - no coffee for me till we get home I think - it's just too strong! We all enjoyed the Tiramisu and Chocolate Pistachio Cake - Yum! And the pieces were huge. Next place to visit was the Basilica Cistern - another wow spot! Built in 537AD it was rediscovered only last century after hundreds of years. From above it outside you would not even know it was there, though local residents used to ...

Day 176 - Kebabs, Mosques & Efes

A travel blog entry by costin

... about the upcoming Turkish election - it was the only thing that anyone wanted to talk about since I had arrived! When we came to settle up our bill, I realised that my earlier assumption had been completely wrong as I paid 70 lira (20) for two drinks!

Ola's friends left us and we were joined by two more of her friends who took us to another bar, promising that it wouldn't be quite so expensive. We ended up in a bar called Kara Kedi, just by Istiklal ...

The Call to Prayer

A travel blog entry by gibbslocates


... authoritave click of the fingers, she's off at a rate of knots up the street.

We then head out and take in more of the sights and find the Grand Bazaar and very grand it is too, it's simply huge and I dont think we've ever seen anything quite like it before. It's probably a bit more busy than normal as the Istanbul jewellry Fair is in full swing. It's a traders paradise and I momentarily wonder how much I could get for Grant, but notice he's eyeing ...

The overnight journey from Bulgaria to Istanbul

A travel blog entry by jspence

So when we got to the train station at 5.30 for the 6.30 train the lady said there were no tickets left, bulgaria strikes again, trains never sell out? Anywho we ended up on the overnight bus at 8.30pm. It was an experience, no sleep at all. Crossing the border at 2am and again at 3am, getting out in the middle of nowhere, no one except a few adults with a lot of ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the Kocatepe area of Istanbul, is near Istiklal Street, Galata Bridge, Troy (Truva), and Valens Aqueduct (Bozdogan Kemeri).
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