Petrol Hotel Palace

Divanyolu Cad. Dr. Emin Pasa Sok. No:4 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, 34400, Turkey | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $61.00
 

Travel Blogs from Istanbul

Back to the Bluey

A travel blog entry by mickle777

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... The upper levels of the interior are dominated by blue paint. More than 200 stained glass windows with intricate designs admit natural light, today assisted by chandeliers. On the chandeliers, ostrich eggs are found that were meant to avoid cobwebs inside the mosque by repelling spiders.[6] The decorations include verses from the Qur'an, many of them made by Seyyid Kasim Gubari, regarded as the ...

Medical Tourism in Istanbul

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... to the dentist got hung up by and political rally and detoured from its usual route. At one stop, a guy stepped in and began talking to the driver. Then the guy got ****** at the driver and spit at him. Then he backed off the bus and slammed his hand on bus-window so hard it shattered!! Dave waited 10 minutes and when it didn't look like it would resolve soon, he got off. He didn't know where he was and started walking. No taxis in sight. ...

Day 8 - Topkapi Palace

A travel blog entry by thesleepysloth

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Today was the day of Topkapi Palace. We took the tram to Seraglio Point and then walked to the grounds. We had boiled corn cobs for breakfast (odd, a bit to salty for my taste) while we walked through a nearby park and then stopped at an outlook over the Bosphorus for tea. Rehydrated, we made to the palace proper. The grounds themselves were much larger then those of the palaces we had been to previously and laid out quite differently. Again, ...

Life Is One Big Empty Canvas.....

A travel blog entry by marybc

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... Guesthouse we had been staying in this morning and, I'm probably safe in saying, we may be the only tourists that arrived at the Ritz by taking a local tram and walking up the very steep hill to the back entrance. Just a little more paint on the canvas.
Today we check in with AMA Waterways to begin the next part of our journey.....and we get to catch up with our friends, Ruth & Larry, who are journeying with us.

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The Modern

A travel blog entry by maxcrosby

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... The permanent exhibit is a chronological progression of Turkish art and artists since Independence. Obsessed with Western Europe, they write excellent biographies of the artists and where they studied in Paris, and horrendous explanations of said artists' "intent" and the deeper meaning of the pieces. I loved most of the art- in a ratio that corresponds with my experience at modern art museums in the US and Paris, but it was cheapened by the amateur attempts at ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Sisli area of Istanbul, is near Galata Bridge, Troy (Truva), Bebek, and Valens Aqueduct (Bozdogan Kemeri).
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