Hotel Taksim Star
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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... This was the ceremonial entrance into the city for the Byzantine emperors (at that time it was nicknamed the "Golden Gate"), who would make their way through the gate and along the major thoroughfare known as the "Mese" (which still survives as the passageway for the modern tramway/metro line through the old city) before finally making their way to the imperial palace and the church of Hagia Sophia. A few years ago I wrote a paper on the ...
... of the Bosphorous to the Black Sea was very exciting and some photos are included. We opted to do the public ferry rather than one of the tourist operated ferries and for about $12 each it was an excellent choice despite the huge numbers of tourists doing the same thing! Tonight for our last night in Istanbul we have arranged to meet up with Helen and Arthur who arrived here yesterday. They are staying in the old area so it will be good to compare travel ...
... li>Make sure that your taxi driver turns on his meter so he/she doesn’t just make up your total when you arrive at your destination. This happened to us once, and we learned our lesson.
... Our hotel was in the old city, as I've said, the chaotic traffic congested section, not far from everything. Our tour took us to most notable and famous sights, the old Roman hippodrome dating back to several centuries BC, not much remains of it, but a few columns brought in from Egypt, but around it where the most important paces such as: Hagia Sophia, The Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and museums. The hippodrome is at least two centuries ...
It is around 5:27pm here in Turkey and I just came from the Grand Bizaar in Istanbul. The Bizaar is like a flea market/street market and mall combined compares to the USA. This market is very big and is popular for tourist. They have a lot of great things but the vendors are very pushy. They were especially pushy towards me. Most of the people running their specific area are men, and for some reason, I was a ...