How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Multilingual staff
TripAdvisor Reviews Kalyon Hotel Istanbul
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... parts of the city together. Here we were able to visit the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern and the Grand Egyptian Bazaar.
Getting off at the Blue Mosque, although we weren't actually allowed inside because we weren't muslim, but we could see the scope around the outside. Standing tall with 4 giant pillars and a big square for praying, the Blue Mosque was defiantly ...
... visits. I am the more methodical one with seeing the sights, understanding the history and seeing the current city. I think I have been very closed in my way of approaching travel, and perhaps its time to open to other ways of traveling. Of course, like I explained to her, trying to experience a place without understanding its history is like trying to know a person and only focusing on the present. The present is good, but to know someone you have to know what made ...
... airport as quickly as possible, but my baggage was delayed coming out. I had a friend waiting to meet me at the bus drop off point, so I was nervous she would leave before i got there. I exited the airport, straight into a freezing cold, horizontal downpour. I got on to the bus and sat shivering waiting for it to fill up.
The journey took longer than expected. On first sight the Turkish countryside looked like Northern ...
... the port town for the much larger city of Bursa, where a lot of the country's silk is produced) and went in search of a tomb that was excavated there in the 1940s. I was able to locate about where the tomb should be, but it has long since been paved over with housing and other buildings. I suspected that might be the case, but at the very least I wanted to get a sense of the topography and location. While I was waiting for the ferry back to Istanbul, I had a look ...
... International Airport. Apparently I wasn’t the only one who didn’t sleep on the flight as many other travellers walked through the terminal to baggage like zombies. After picking up all my bags I went through to customs, and then stepped out into the Brisbane air. With that my trip to Istanbul was over.