Hotel Tilia

Gencturk Cad Mahmudiye Cesme Sok No 7, Istanbul, Turkey | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Istanbul

Istanbul - The Last Chapter

A travel blog entry by lindalequesne


... being restored, but it was still a very impressive building.

Levon then took us to the Byzantine Cisterns, built from 527-565 AD to supply water to the palaces in the vicinity. It has 336 columns arranged in 12 rows of 28 each. During a major restoration in 1987, when over a meter of mud was removed, the original brick pavement and two marble Medusa heads at the bases of two of the columns were revealed. They’ve now stocked ...

On Our Own

A travel blog entry by kolinger3


... where do we catch the ferry?" Learning that we have to buy a pass at the little convenience mart we finally get to Kadikoy and although we just miss one ferry, another is just 15 minutes later. Lots of people going back and forth, as the eastern part of Istanbul is full of local shops, neighborhoods, people going to and from work and home, while the western side is touristy, big business, hospitality, and upscale. We hear ...


A travel blog entry by jennyontheroad


... haggling. Could have been more interesting if there was something I wanted. Well, in the end I did buy an attractive bracelet from a small store on the edge - I finally saw something I liked. Today the spice bazaar was wall to wall people, and the one place we tried to buy dates and dried lemon sent us packing because we didn't want to buy as much as he wanted to sell us! Luckily a once-off kind of experience. The dried ginger is particularly good. ...

Gorgeous Turkey - Part I

A travel blog entry by globehunters


... what to expect). The riches of jewelry, weaponry and other collectibles that we saw were incredible, probably rivaled only by the British Museum. It was interesting to learn that among the Sultans’ harem, there was a hierarchy. First was the Sultan’s mother, followed by his daughters, followed by his wives, and then finally the women who were all slaves and were the “girl friends”. All of the women tried ...

Istanbul > Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace

A travel blog entry by ginaschauffer


... We then wander back for a sundowner on our fiercely hot, sunny roof terrace (our owner sorts us some delicious salted pistachios), and then we head for our booked dinner spot at Imbat (number one on tripadvisor!). There's a gorgeous view, the service is brilliant, the food is incredible and it serves wine - but definitely pricier than expected, so be warned! We wander back the way we came and bump into our old friend Gundogar, ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Suleymaniye Mosque, Military Museum (Asker Muzesi), Sultanahmet Hamami, and Istanbul University.
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