Star Hotel Istanbul
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... laps - to get to our food rather more than just wanting to be petted methinks! After lunch, we saw the interior of the Hagia Sophia, which started out life as a huge cathedral built by the Byzantines, then had some minarets added to make it into a mosque and it is now a museum. The covering of the Christian mosaics during its time as a mosque has ensured that they have been well preserved. Then we donned our scarves, covered ...
... the defeat of the Persian army in the Battle of Plataea (August 479 BC) by those Greek city-states in alliance against the Persian invasion of mainland Greece (see Greco-Persian Wars). Among ...
... is a balcony that goes all the way around it so you get really nice views of the city. But it got so windy up there that our umbrellas turned inside out and broke!
There are many cats and dogs all over the city, I'm not sure they are bothered by the rain because they just keep walking around like nothing is happening.
It was so cold again that we decided to go back to the hotel and go to the turkish bath again! ...
... were quite nice to look at. About a third of the main hall was taken up by restoration scaffolding which rather detracted from the experience but it was clear that it would have been very impressive back in its hay day.
The Basilica Cistern was next on our to-do list. The underground water collection area was rather beautiful. It was very dark with lighting mostly there to highlight the columns. ...