Istanbul Marriott Hotel Asia
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... They had a number of dishes being prepared there but if you wanted kebabs they brought them from across the street. This area of Isstanbul is suffering from a severe water shortage so there were no functional bathrooms in any of the restaurants and as we left they were delivering water to the restaurant from a large tanker.
After lunch we continued walking through the neighborhood and did a little shopping ...
... 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 ...
... It is architecturally spectacular, and filled with treasured mosaics and nifty features. Don't forget to walk up the ramp to the terrace level!
All that walking and site-seeing required a moment of rest back at our hotel, before being picked up and transported to the shores of the Bosphorous (the waterway that is the divide between Europe and Asia) for our evening dinner cruise. On the boat we met with fellow Canadians ...
... in 19th century, is one of the most glamorous palaces in the world. It was the administrative centre of the late Ottoman Empire with the last of Ottoman Sultans residing there.
Mehmet the Conqueror had Rumeli Hisarı built in a mere four months in 1452, in preparation for his siege of Byzantine Constantinople. For its location, he chose the narrowest point of the Bosphorus, opposite Anadolu Hisarı, which Sultan Beyazıt I had built in 1391. By doing so, ...
... Other than these things, I had a great time. In general, everyone was really friendly and was happy to help us. They all spoke a good amount of english, and were really friendly to americans. The city itself was BEAUTIFUL, riddled with mosques, historical sites, temples, markets and castles. I loved it. It is the kind of city where you could spend an entire day sitting by the river, looking over to the other side. It was also much safer than ...