Ramada Istanbul Old City Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- High-speed internet in room
- TV Channel One Russia
- Breakfast Available
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... when you look up there is a mosaic of Christ as Pantocrator (Ruler of All) above the third and largest door (the Imperial Door). We proceeded to walk Throuugh this is to the building's main space, famous for its dome, huge nave and gold mosaics. Unfortunately half the knave was closed off with large scaffolding as they are. restore part of the building. However we did see the 9th-century mosaic of the Virgin and Christ Child . The Byzantine emperors were ...
... confectionary, syrups, sherberts and also medicines, soap and scented candles that were made here.
- the Arms & Armour display. This was one of the best I've ever seen; extremely well preserved and beautifully engraved and patterned helmets, daggers, swords, axes, maces and bows. It also had arrows, chainmail and colourful wicker training shields.
... for both of us. Wine is quite expensive in comparison to other things and don't even think about champagne! As we ate usually with a view of the water or the passing mele of people we were struck by the mildness of the climate and the fresh, sea air. With a population of about 14 million in Istanbul the city is remarkably clean and friendly - what we have seen in this very small area of the city centre - the old city and the new. Yesterday our total 6 ...
... old building. We decided to try a Turkish coffee - very strong! We walked home through the markets and bought a few things for dinner. It was good to see that although the protest went ahead and there were problems at Taksim Square, the people at Kadikoy Square, carried out their protest peacefully and then were enjoying a great evening out and about Note: Just about EVERYONE smokes, ...
Instead of having a week-long break in November as was traditional, our school decided to have the holiday over the Christmas week this year. It presented us with the perfect opportunity to show Ma and Pa Parsons how Europe does Christmas, so the four of us kept in touch over the autumn months and discussed a few different options.
After considering places like Austria, Switzerland, and Germany, we settled on a slower-paced visit to Prague and Budapest. It ...