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- Drycleaning onsite
- Room service
- Babysitting service
- Banquet room
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... we went to a modern mosque. This was quite simple and very clean lines. Not nearly as attractive as the older mosques.
We then decided to come back to the European side of Istanbul. We caught the ferry and rode back across the Bosphorus. The sun was beginning to emerge and we got beautiful views of the Blue Mosque, Suleiman's Mosque and Topkapi Palace as we crossed. We then walked back to our ship. Today was 3.5 miles.
Fresh from a good nights sleep it was time to join the crowds (mainly due to cruise boats in town) to see the Blue Mosque, St Sophia, Topkapi Palace and The Hippodrome. The Topkapı Palace is a large palace that was the primary residence of the Ottoman sultans for approximately 400 years (1465–1856) of their 624-year reign. As well as a royal residence, the palace was a setting for state occasions and royal entertainments. It is now a museum and contains important holy relics ...
... Dubai residents) Rob and Katie, with their 3 sons Liam, Fin and Aidan (who attend school with Agostino and Sofia in Dubai). They also chose Istanbul as a vacation spot during Spring Break and we were happy to spend some time with them here as well. We had a decent dinner on the cruise, and were entertained by traditional dancers (yes... belly dancing included) and a lively MC. It was a fun time, and Krish and Shari took ...
... able to control all traffic on the strait, cutting the city off from resupply by sea.
It was a lovely afternoon on the water though the breeze made things much cooler on our return.
On our way back to the room we stopped in at the Spice Market for some Lokum. It comes in such an amazing range of flavours it was too hard to choose what to buy so we took a few different ones.
For dinner we had a pide - Turkish version of a pizza. By then we were ready for bed.
... I expected to feel a little unsafe, but the entire time I was there, I felt incredibly safe, and (sadly enough) we did not see a single riot. Per my request, we went in all of the big name places (such as the Hagia Sofia, The Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, etc.). I also bought a beautiful scarf and some really cute pants (along with the ever so necessary postcards, tea and button). I also got to eat some absolutely ...