Sheraton Istanbul Maslak Hotel
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... performance like place" outside near the Blue Mosque (this place can holds scheduled performances) that seats about a thousand people. During the day this is a hang out spot for many Turkish citizens. Once we set up all of or equipment and arranged ourselves on the stage we began to put on a performance. The crowd started off with only about 20 people but as we continued to sing our Turkish music, and even a little bit of Greek and English, the ...
The trip, so far, has been fabulous! Not a hint of anything that would make anyone nervous. The people are lovely, the sights spectacular and the food good. Thanks to Oktay we are trying some new things -- all good.
On to the next stop. See you soon!
... unheard of back then!) named Roxelana whom turned out to be one of his greatest assets.She bore the sultan 5 children and was his chief advisor to all his decisions.She was the first woman who ruled the Empire from "behind the curtain". The Mausoleums for the sultan and his wife and children are on the grounds of the mosque. After leaving the mosque we headed to The Grand Bazaar and Spice Market for some more shopping. We caught a ...
... we began to experience the sites of Istanbul. We headed through the old town visiting the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and the Hagia Sophia Museum. It was originally built as a cathedral then transformed into a mosque and now the museum. The palace houses the royals jewels and an 86 carat diamond that is heavily guarded along with other relics including David's Sword and the staff of Moses. Once again the age and importance these places/ sites have created ...
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