Green Anka Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsGreen Anka Hotel Istanbul
Very happy with this hotel stay!
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... facts about the mosque and it certainly is beautiful. As always, we compared this building to other places of worship that we have visited. Ramadan started a couple of days ago, and we discussed several other aspects of the religion. I was in Istanbul back in 1999, and I remembered the beauty of this building and several others.
We moved to the Hagia Sophia (I have to be careful typing this - auto correct keeps wanting ...
... looking at. We've done walking tours before but never anything this long or that went inside major attractions. With the guide you can also skip the lines! It was $90/person, which was quite reasonable compared to similar tours here, and way cheaper than a similar thing in other cities we've been to. We could've changed it to a private tour for $145/person but we were fine saving a bit of money and having a few more people. As it turned out though, the other people in our ...
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A word on the awesome accommodation in Cappadocia, Dere Suites, before I forget. It is a boutique hotel in caves and is only a year old, having been converted into a hotel. Apparently it would cost €300 per night but of course we didn't pay that as it was part of our tour package.
Right, back to the history lesson.
The area we were driving through to Ankara is part ...
... us that both bridges over the Bosphorus were blocked and it would take us 2 hours to cover the 45 kilometres or he could drop us at Harem and we could take the car ferry across the Bosphorus and another taxi to our apartment to save a bit of time. That was our introduction to Istanbul. After dumping our luggage at the apartment we went to find a place to eat dinner. The self service restaurant where we ate was only 100 metres from Taksim ...
... see why it's also called the blue mosque once you see the interior. No pictures inside as god is everywhere which is different to Christians. A heavy iron chain hangs in the upper part of the court entrance on the western side. Only the sultan was allowed to enter the court of the mosque on horseback. The chain was put there, so that the sultan had to lower his head every time he entered the court to avoid being hit. This was ...