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Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... decorating the walls with colourful stones inlaid alongside gold, silver and glass...it reminded us of the "piedra dura" in India.....or was it all the dogs and cats wandering around outside.
Culture makes you hungry, so we headed for a kebab stall....where else...we are in Turkey....do as the Turks! They were good! We followed this up with some freshly squeezed pomegranate juice, squeezed right in front of us by a street ...
... at Bahaus Hostel, a full 51 hours after leaving Adelaide. We lay down for a while to rest our swollen feet. Then we had dinner at the restaurant closest to our hostel, Defne. The guys there, Arif and Aziz, were lovely and they looked after us throughout our stay. Free starters, free apple tea & 10% off every time! Beth and I were both quite excited by the multitude of cats roaming the streets. We had an early night because we were both ...
Chris: Another full day of site seeing there is lot to see in the very busy cosmopolitan city and 2days meant we had to seek out just a few. We started with the Hagia Sofia, which not only offered very cool conditions, but a chance to absorb some history of Catholicism and Islam under one roof in which both religions had made residence. The main theme was about the construction and design of the building that had been re-built several times. The Ayasofya was used as a ...
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This place really needs about 7-10 days to do it justice. Gaby and I decided that we would like to come back and not only see Istanbul again but take a broader tour of Turkey; particularly the south coast. This is where the ruins of the ancient cities of Troy, Ephesus and Philippi are located - as well as a legion of other important sites.
... Blue Mosque (also known as the Sultan Ahmed Mosque) awaited us. Built between 1609 and 1615 by Sultan Ahmed II, it was meant to be more glamorous than Hagia Sophia, and at first glance, I can agree. The mosque has 6 minarets - which, by the way, caused a minor scandal at the time because the only other mosque with 6 minarets was Al Haram in Mecca, Islam's holiest place. The Sultan solved the problem by paying for a 7th minaret to be built at the Mecca Mosque. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking