The Marmara Pera Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Marmara Pera Hotel Istanbul
Situated in the newer area of Istanbul, near the pedestrian Mall leading to Taksim Square. Great for shopping. The room was spacious and clean. The best thing about the hotel is the view from the rooftop pool and bar - sensational overlooking the old city, Golden Horn and Bosphorus Waterways.
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... a mosque until 1931 when it was secularized and became a museum.
After a lunch stop we headed to Topkapi Palace, which served as the primary home for the Ottoman sultans for approximately 400 years. As the former residence it contains many important holy relics of the Muslim world and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Today it is a museum and a major tourist attraction in Istanbul. The palace is substantial containing four courtyards and many smaller ...
And then to the Istanbul Modern -- their modern art museum. No photos inside so we took a few outside :) I got fussed out when I posed and touched the outdoor art -- oops!
... do go hand in hand. A little later in the day, people started showing up. And another nod to globalization and world inter-connectedness, the protestors were using an anti-tear gas measure from...Egypt. They were applying a mixture of water, milk, and lemon, which would help close the pores and coat the skin. Some brought goggles and plenty of entrepreneurs were selling surgical type masks. This seemed like a good time to move to the fringe and beyond ...
... towards us with our names and another man walking with us to converse in English. The driver would pick up the guide on the way … so we were off and we picked up Imat who was very nice.
He said that we were too early to enter any of the Museums so he had the driver slow down a little. We drove over the Galata Bridge and took a left and then drove along the road running along side the Bosphorus. The sky was overcast and we couldn’t see a thing ...
... first I went to work clearing the drain. One of the Turkish boys (who knew just enough English to be helpful) helped me out, bringing plates from the table and pouring out bottles/cans to throw away.
At one point he said, "In Turkey, we ask, during the year, how did you start the year? It is a custom. And you will say you started it cleaning!"
Eventually he went away and then another boy, Ercan, came and told me to stop. I knew it was going to ...