Maya Hotel

Fevziye Cad. No:5 Vefa, Fatih, Istanbul, 34470, Turkey | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $93.00
 

Travel Blogs from Istanbul

Where East meets West!

A travel blog entry by turkey-greece14

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... church-turned-mosque-turned-museum has seen it share of changes. It sits where a Byzantine temple to Greek gods and goddesses stood until A.D. 360, when it became a Christian place of worship, expanded in 532 to become the largest church in the world. It stood for 916 years, until Sultan Mehmet II conquered the city, it became part of the Ottoman Empire, and he plastered over the Sophia’s Christian iconography, converting it into the largest mosque in the world. Five centuries ...

Where Two Continents Meet

A travel blog entry by wms090359

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... shoppers paradise town for centuries, the sprawling Grand Bazaar called the Worlds oldest shopping mall where you can find rugs, leathers, jewelry and antiques. Also The Spice market where you can buy caviar to Saffron.

Next stop Lesbos, Greece

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The Egyptian Embassy

A travel blog entry by kyajade

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... in the area, but most of them weren't serving any sort of lunch food yet (only average looking breakfast food), so we wandered for a while. At one place a guy came to talk to us as we were looking at a menu, and told us to go sit inside, then as we walked in, we were told off by another guy. Apparently they weren't open yet, and when we looked around, the other guy was nowhere to be seen.... Weird. So we kept wandering, and ended up at a place called Cafe Lokum where we ...

Tour begins

A travel blog entry by melcraig

... however the plaster had turned it to stone.. I seen the largest diamond that I will ever see! It was in the topkopi palace! it was 86 carart. It was found in the rubbish dump and sold to a man for three spoons! when the ruler heard about this find he demanded he had it! it now sits in his place museum! This ruler by the way had 5 wife's and 100 concubines , these are sex ladies.. The concubines are looked after by ...

Brunch and the Bosphorus

A travel blog entry by dzamore

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... an homage to the history of Turkish art - it was set up by decade and walked you through the major Turkish artists and movements of each through current day. The basement held the current exhibit, a retrospective on Turkish Artist, Erol Akyavaş who has been making art for over 60 years. It was interesting to see how he has morphed over time. There was an interesting photography exhibit of photographers' personal photos, but the only thing I ...

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Location

This 4 star hotel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Suleymaniye Mosque, Military Museum (Asker Muzesi), Beyazit Mosque (Beyazit Camii), and Istanbul University.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent